Brooklyn Nets

Rounding Up the Events of Week 9 of the 2016-17 Season

Dec 23, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Brooklyn Nets guard Caris LeVert (22) drives to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kay Felder (20) during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs won 119-99. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

First off, Merry Christmas from everyone at Nothin’ But Nets. With that out of the way, it is time to catch you up on everything Brooklyn Nets.

This Week’s Storylines

Nets Begin Nightmarish Week By Losing to Raptors

The Nets started a tough week with a matchup against the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors took care of business against the Nets. With one game in the books for the week, the Nets knew that the competition would not get any easier.

Sean Kilpatrick Is Becoming a Celebrity

On a high note, the Nets’ Sean Kilpatrick has played well for the Nets so far this season. His improved play is really beginning to pay off in more than one way. One of the most impressive things to happen to Kilpatrick so far is a billboard commercial he received in Times Square.

Nets Gain Early Momentum Against Warriors, Go Stone Cold in Second Half

The Nets were able to hang with the Warriors throughout the first half, leading by 10 at halftime. However, in the second half, all their efforts went to waste as the Warriors completely dominated the Nets.

Nets Drilled By Cavs, Drop Fifth Straight in Pre-Christmas Blowout

The Nets were no match for the reigning champs, as the Cavaliers cruised to a 119-99 victory over the Nets. The loss gave the Nets another winless week on the season.

Richard Jefferson Talks Jeremy Lin, Possible Return to Nets, and Christmas Gifts

After the Nets-Cavaliers game, Richard Jefferson took time to be interviewed after the game. In the interview, he joked about retiring early, a Christmas gift for his kid, and a possible return to the Nets in the future. It would be great to see RJ retire as a Net.

Nets Spread Holiday Cheer in Brooklyn By Giving Back

In the days coming up to Christmas, the Brooklyn Nets gave back to the community. Nets players surprised kids at the Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn. Read all about it in the article above.

Nets Record this Week: 0-3

Nets 104 – Raptors 116

Nets 101 – Warriors 117

Nets 99 – Cavaliers 119

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Thoughts

As expected, the Nets did not win any games this week. The Nets faced the top teams of the NBA in one week and were not able to steal a win. There is not much to say about the Nets’ performance. Turnovers were a big factor in the Nets losing this week. The Nets had more turnovers in each game they played this week, and it hurt any chances of them staying in the game.

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