It's Gotta be The Shoes..
BROOKLYN NETS: Losing Is One Thing; Continually Getting Run Out Of The Building Is Another...
The final score in Brooklyn's loss in Toronto's was 105-89; a 16-point disparity.
Working out way back, their game against Chicago on December 10th ended 105-80 in the Bulls favor. On Dec 8th, the Nets lost to Cleveland by a 110-88 final. On December 5th, they fell by a 98-75 final to Atlanta. Against Chicago on November 30th, they lost by a 102-84 margin.
Back on November 22nd, they fell 99-87 to the San Antonio Spurs. It was then Coach Popovich paid nothing but complimentary words to Coach Hollins' Nets.
The fact remains, in the Nets last 6 losses they've been outscored 619-503, which works out to an average of 19.2 points per game.
All 5 teams presently own winning records.
The Nets do not. They are now 1-9 against teams playing above the .500 mark.
If you didn't watch the Nets take on the Raptors, don't worry, you've seen that act before. They got outscored 56-44 in the paint, and by a 14-4 margin on fast-break points.
The Nets continue to play without Brook Lopez, who might (might!) return this weekend when the Nets host the Pistons.
In his absence, Deron Williams leads the team with 16.4 ppg, and 6.9 assists per game.