The Nets have made some changes to their roster to much better assistance KD, however still do not have size and length on most nights. They’ve basically asked Durant to be the finest scorer on one end and the finest rebounder and rim protector on defense.
Kevin Durant has actually been doing a yeomen task for the Brooklyn Nets this season. After having a hard time terribly in the playoffs last season, he’s back to his steady and lethal self.
Kevin Garrett, on his podcast, had this to say about what KDS minutes as a power forward might imply for Brooklyn:
Here’s Kevin Garrett on the Nets prospective solution to assist Kevin Durant:.
Include his defensive and rebounding responsibilities to his offending load, and he could struggle down the road. Kevin Durant is 34 and has actually had serious injuries in his profession currently. The Nets can’t manage to run their finest gamer to the ground even prior to the midway point of the season.
The Brooklyn Nets have actually depended on NIC Clayton to deal with rebounding and rim protection. It’s been Kevin Durant who has battled for the group on that end when he sits down.
The Brooklyn Nets require a huge man who can do the groups unclean task without asking excessive on offense. Brooklyn’s salary cap demands that they get a veteran who can play for at least the minimum.
Asking Cousins and Howard to give the Nets 15-20 minutes of solid defense and rebounding might not be too much to ask of them. Keeping Kevin Durant fresh down the stretch might be factor enough to get one or both of these NBA vets.
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One of the Brooklyn Nets most glaring weak points entering the season was their lack of frontline depth. The Nets added Married Morris, Ben Simmons, Royce Oneal and Yuma Watanabe to shore up their front court rotation.
DeMarcus Cousins is apparently still aiming to sign for an NBA group before examining his alternatives somewhere else. He is likewise reported to be thinking about a transfer to Taiwan to sign up with Dwight Howard there.
The problem is they’re either too small or they haven’t played well enough for Steve Nash or Jacques Vaughn to give them extended minutes. Oneal is undersized at 6 ‘4 while Morris has just averaged 10 minutes per video game as his offense and rebounding are nearly gone.
One of the Brooklyn Nets most glaring weaknesses getting in the season was their absence of frontline depth. LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin are no longer with the group. The Nets included Married Morris, Ben Simmons, Royce Oneal and Yuma Watanabe to shore up their front court rotation.
Watanabe has actually been sizzling hot, hitting an outrageous 57.1% of his three-point shots, however he is contributing only 2.9 rebounds. He has the makings of an excellent protective gamer and is most likely an excellent rebounder, however not at this stage in his profession.
Kevin Garrett has an intriguing service for the Brooklyn Nets to help Kevin Durant.
Howard has been an experience in Taiwan, betting the Taiyuan Leopards. His debut video clip has already gone viral. The previous NBA superstar has actually declared he’s in the best type of his life.
Add his defensive and rebounding duties to his offensive load, and he might struggle down the road. Kevin Durant is 34 and has actually had serious injuries in his profession currently. The Nets can’t afford to run their finest player to the ground even before the midway point of the season.