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Brooklyn Nets vs Detroit Pistons 3/11/19 Postgame Notes and Observations

The dominant win over Detroit was one of the most satisfying, complete performances by the team in a very long time. They put on a clinic on both ends of the floor. Hopefully they can take that confidence and momentum into the final, tough stretch of the season. Here’s how they secure the win.

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1st Quarter:

  • A Rodions slam kicks off scoring for the Nets
  • Smooth stroke from two by Russell
  • Lovely back cut from Kurucs
  • The patented steal and slam from Rodi
  • Crabbe hits the three
  • Wonderful penetration and pass from Kurucs to Allen for the slam
  • Russell is such a great passer to moving players
  • A-C-3
  • Feathery touch by D’Lo around the paint
  • DeMarre Carroll hits the three off the LeVert assist
  • Nets lead 27-19 to end the first

2nd Quarter:

  • Strong move by Carroll to the rim
  • Great putback off his own miss by Russell
  • LeVert finishes on the drive with the left hand
  • So much strength on the drive by Harris
  • Wow that was pretty ball movement
  • To quote D’Angelo Russell, “that boy Rodi nice.”
  • 7-0 run for the Nets gives them a 14 point lead
  • Kurucs is feeling it as he hits the three
  • Crafty finish for the and one by Dinwiddie
  • Wonderful footwork on the drive by Spencer
  • Nets lead extends to 20
  • Kurucs is a one man fastbreak
  • Spencer Dinwiddi3
  • Caris takes Griffin off the drive to end the half
  • Brooklyn up by 26 at the end of the second

3rd Quarter:

  • Uncontested slam for Allen
  • Pistons kick off the third with a 10-2 start
  • Russell hits the long two
  • Crabbe looks so much more dangerous hitting his threes
  • Russell feeds Harris on the cut to the rim
  • Joe Harris drains the three following the timeout
  • Spencer Dinwiddie hits the tough three
  • LeVert goes full court for the layup
  • Davis follows up on his own miss
  • Scoop layup for Spencer
  • Nets up 88-62 to end the third

4th Quarter:

  • Pure push shot from Caris
  • Contested three from Crabbe
  • Allen gets the offensive board and the put back
  • Russell blocks the Kennard three point shot from behind
  • Nice alley oop from D’Lo to The ‘Fro
  • 7-0 run by Brooklyn gets the lead out to 28
  • Easy drive by LeVert to make it a 10-0 run
  • Pinson joins in on the fun with a three
  • Nets close it out for a 103-75 win