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    Default Brooklyn Pre-Game Thread

    Thread will be coming up late tonight. If anyone jacks this thread from me I'm going to stick my e-fist up their e-ass

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    Barkley will be watching

    and this is 3rd metting and its most important if we talkin about playoffs

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    Some articles creeping around saying Deron doesn't like the Nets 1 on 1 ISO offense. Ever since HS, the guy was in a motion offense running sets, rather than individual plays. Scouts said that Avery's implemented UCLA cuts into his system....but not enough in Deron's book.

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    If Melo plays which I think he will because he seems to love this early rivalry then we win this game. BK played a hard fought game tonight and lost in the end. Knicks should look to come out strong early.

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    Deron is 0-3 against Utah since his trade [only playtime]

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    Default If Melo's out, continue to stick with Cope

    I agree with Nix -- if Melo plays, we win this game...If not, it'll be tough, even with BKLYN playing game 2 of a back to back...Thank God it's at MSG -- even w/o Melo, we'll have a shot..Like I had said a couple of weeks ago when Melo missed a string of games (and got laughed at), start Copeland in his place. It's a logical choice -- offense for offense at the same position...Glad to see Cope's been given a shot the past couple of games. It's clear that coach likes him and values the offensive punch he brings...As do I -- Part of me even wants to see Cope continue to play once Melo returns. I actually think we should seriously consider making Cope a mainstay in this rotation, maybe even becoming the primary backup to Melo..Have to see how his overall game continues to progress though before we cross that bridge.

    Very simple with this kid -- Cope just needs to play much better/more committed defense in order to stay on the floor. Saw it in the Cav game -- Cope came out shooting the ball strong but didn't play any D and got benched quick...Same thing early on against Houston -- he wasn't playing any D and he sat...In the 2nd half, I know we were out of it quck after their big run, but Cope's defense picked up considerably from what I saw and he stayed on the floor. Woody must've gotten to him because his intensity on D clearly picked up, esp. in that stretch where we cut it to 5 and Cope scored 9 pts. in a row...Big plus...I wanna see that carry over to tonight's game if Melo continues to sit. The 29 points were no fluke -- this dude can score it -- just needs to bring it on D as well. Hopefully there was a message and he got it...If no Melo, I'll have no problem featuring Cope in the offense again tonight..Wouldn't mind seeing young fella put up 20-25 shots tonight as long as he's giving effort defensively.

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    He's not playing, anytime he's a game time decision he won't play. Personally i think he should just say he's not gonna play earlier so his replacement can adjust mentally to starting

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    It is 25 games in the season now .. no easy games

    We face the Brooklyn Nets tonight in MSG, Brooklyn lost lastnight in Brooklyn by 2 points to the Utah Jazz Bigman Jefferson stopping Nets inside scoring in the paint, plus the uptempo speed of the Jazz players in the final quarter empty all the gas the Nets had in their tank.

    Could the Nets face another running uptempo team at the end of a back to back?
    HELL-NO! Miami & OKC would have a 25 point lead at halftime.

    Could the Nets win in MSG at the end of a back to back with the Knicks walking the ball upcourt on practically every offensive possession for 48 minutes with a high scoring Melo adding 35 points?
    HELL YEAH! ....
    for some reason or another all our Strong F/C (Amare, Camby, Rasheed, Kurt) are in relax-mode the first 25 games of our 2012-13 season.

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