The Brooklyn Nets had been completely rolling with 12 wins in a row, however their streak got here to an finish with a 121-112 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.
Right here’s what Nets gamers have since needed to say in regards to the finish of their beautiful run:
“To be sincere with you, 40 factors within the first quarter is loads, particularly once you’re taking part in the Bulls, who’re looking for their rhythm over their previous couple of video games. We put ourselves in a gap in that first and second quarter coming into halftime,” Irving stated.
“Clearly, KD is particular, however he can solely accomplish that a lot on his personal. We’ve been speaking about simply serving to him out and [this] was a type of nights the place we simply didn’t make sufficient pictures on the perimeter.”
“Towards this staff, once you received three elite scorers from all angles of the ground, you bought to do your work early and you bought to simply be there on the catch,” Durant stated in his postgame availability. “I believe we positively put our foot on the fuel right here in spurts and tried to make it a recreation…However they made pictures. They’re proficient gamers, particular gamers.”
“It was on us,” O’Neale stated to the New York Put up after the loss. “We had a few letdowns, errors on the defensive finish that we might’ve averted and that they took benefit of.
“That’s what I advised the group. Now we have proven easy methods to reply after a win, and we simply saved profitable. Now how can we reply after a loss? That’s why you don’t get too excessive or too low on this factor,” Vaughan stated