Brooklyn Nets head Jacque Vaughn has been making an attempt to alter the tradition of the workforce ever since he took over for Steve Nash earlier this season. Vaughn is massive on holding issues easy and is even greater on belief.
In Sunday’s 120-116 win over the Golden State Warriors, Vaughn needed to belief his gamers to recuperate from being down 17 factors to the defending champs versus chucking up the sponge with yet one more recreation on this street journey left. Within the first half, Brooklyn had bother maintaining with Golden State in transition and that led to the Warriors getting factors in bunches.
Issues modified within the second half because the Nets have been capable of restrict the Warriors’ transition alternatives and curtailed what they have been capable of do within the paint. Vaughn has trusted Kyrie Irving, who had 38 factors and 9 assists, to make the precise determination throughout this time with out Kevin Durant and Irving delivered with a dime to a wide-open Royce O’Neale to successfully finish the sport. Vaughn spoke postgame about what a recreation like this will do for the group because the season progresses:
“Yeah, Nick (Friedell of ESPN), it means lots as a result of, you get ready the place I believe we’re beginning to determine some issues out. And, so, that’s proof to our guys what it seems like down the stretch, what our protection seems like. It’s a troublesome workforce (the Warriors) to play in opposition to, no fashion is like theirs. So, your method to the sport must be spot on. I believe we settled in and did some actually good issues within the second half. So, we’ve had some quarters that we’ve been capable of string collectively and we wish to stack some extra quarters collectively. However, it means lots to complete the journey. Particularly, you’re down at halftime, not give in and be mentally robust sufficient to get it carried out.”
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