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The Path to Beating the Nets Isn’t So Clear Anymore – Sports Illustrated

It has been over a month since the Nets acquired James Harden. While it took some time to adjust to his style, Brooklyn is finally clicking on both ends.

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Down two in the closing seconds of the Clippers home game against Brooklyn on Sunday, Kawhi Leonard squared up against James Harden. If you’re L.A., it’s the matchup you wanted: Leonard, an MVP candidate, against Harden, a pedestrian defender. Yet as Leonard drove, Harden stayed with him, forcing Leonard to extend his left hand, drawing a game-clinching offensive foul.
A Nets game decided by a defensive stop would have been laughable last month, when Brooklyn’s high octane offense was being overshadowed…

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