Nets’ Kyrie Irving says the ‘little issues’ led to win over the Lakers

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been referred to as a scorer all through his profession. Whereas he has embraced that, Irving’s maturation within the NBA has come from attempting to impression the sport in numerous methods alongside together with his scoring.

In Monday’s 121-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, Irving, who had 26 factors and 6 assists, noticed the worth of doing the little issues to win a sport that was uneven to say the least. Regardless of being up as a lot as 19 factors within the first half, Brooklyn had a sluggish begin to the third quarter and let the Lakers get again into the sport straight away by letting Los Angeles begin off the interval on a 10-0 run.

As soon as the fourth quarter got here, the Nets bought their act collectively and began stringing collectively good possessions to open the sport again up and lead the Lakers by double digits. Irving spoke after the sport about how necessary the little issues had been in profitable this sport:

“Each group is gonna make a run f we’re not making photographs. I felt like we bought a couple of nice ones that went out and in or simply didn’t go our manner and majority of the offense tonight for the Lakers was in transition. So, we simply wished to make it tough for them and simply make them do issues within the halfcourt that might set our protection and put us in place to achieve success. Just a few offensive rebounds went their manner. However, once more, we’ve been speaking about it over this sort of stretch of simply doing the little issues and as soon as different groups perform a little issues, are available and get offensive rebounds, they get further photographs, then they’re gonna make a run or two.”


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