Mike and Nick talk about D’Angelo Russell’s injury and unexpected surgery and when to expect him back on the court, and review which key reserves have stepped up in his absence. They also discuss some hot streaks from the Nets wing core of Levert, Crabbe and Carroll, how efficiently consistent Spencer Dinwiddie has been, and the high altitude of Mexico City.
Mike and Nick break down the last 3 games, and the end of the Nets long road trip. We talk about the effects of D’Angelo Russell’s injury, and who needs to step up in his absence. We dig into some NBA injury rate statistics, and reflect on how that connects with the ideology of resting players. Finally, Nick & Mike dive into the upcoming Nets schedule and talk turkey with some Thanksgiving meal hot takes.
Mike and Nick talk about the rough ongoing West Coast road trip, breaking down the last four games. They talk about DeMarre Carroll’s grittiness and leadership, D’Angelo Russell’s ups and downs, Rondae’s continued offensive improvement, and whether or not we should worry about Caris LeVert’s prolonged slump. The guys wrap up by discussing what to expect in the remainder of the road trip and the much anticipated return home.