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The Brooklyn Nets roster is underwhelming to say the least. The fizzling franchise gained a league-low 20 video games final season and lately traded away final yr’s prime scorer Brook Lopez for level guard D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov.
None of that issues to Nets guard Jeremy Lin, although.
The 28-yr-previous Harvard product as an alternative believes the Nets are playoff sure. “We’re making the playoffs. I do not care what anyone else inform me,” Lin proclaimed whereas answering fan-submitted questions over the weekend.
Brooklyn should put collectively a dramatic turnaround if it will show Lin right, although. A stripped-down Japanese Convention makes the duty a bit simpler, besides, the Nets look onerous-pressed to churn out a .500 document and a possible playoff start.
Daring predictions apart, Lin additionally spoke about Brooklyn’s acquisitions of Russell and ahead DeMarre Carroll.
“I can not wait to play with (Russell). We will do some critical injury subsequent yr,” stated Lin.
“Versatility, veteran management. We’d like management so much,” stated Lin of Carroll.
A roster outfitted with higher gamers might be one other necessity if the Nets plan on contending for a playoff spot.