The Brooklyn Nets have undoubtedly won Free Agency, they got Free Agency’s top prize in Small Forward Kevin Durant. They then went out and got the prized point guard of this free agency in Kyrie Irving. They then decided to bolster their big men by getting Center DeAndre Jordan from the Knicks. In this article, I will briefly go over what these moves mean for the future of the Brooklyn Nets.
The Brooklyn Nets‘ 2018-19 season was a demonstration of what can be achieved when team-mates simply like one another. Considered a long shot to make the playoffs last October, New York’s unfashionable franchise defied all expectations to make the playoffs, courtesy of strong chemistry, a never-say-die attitude and an egoless group of much-maligned misfits. Although they bowed out in the first round, they gave the heavily-favored Philadelphia 76ers a fright and with a band of young, united players, the Nets appear perfectly placed to develop further in the near future.
It’s hard to believe that it has already been three years. This day three years ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the 3-1 comeback against the 73-win Golden State Warriors to win not only the first Championship in franchise history but Cleveland’s first championship in 52 years.
The Miami Heat are coming off a disappointing season, as they missed the playoffs for the second time in years. Because of this, there need to be roster adjustments, with grabbing a star player the top priority. This year’s free agency class—headlined by Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Kawhi Leonard—is expected to be the best since 2010. Continue reading →