The team’s 28-54 record was worse than those of 11 other teams in the Eastern Conference this past regular season. Their season ended in early April.
“I promise you, the Nets. OK ... those players are not exchanging texts with each other this offseason,” said Rose on ESPN’s “Get Up!”
— Paul Scarnati (@PScar80) May 29, 2018
The Nets beg to differ.
Guard Jeremy Lin tweeted to correct Rose, noting that he hosted a team barbecue just last week. (We imagine that took a few texts to arrange.)
— Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) May 29, 2018
Guard Spencer Dinwiddie seconded a fan’s tweet that called out how “inaccurate” Rose was.
But the real proof was in a photo of a team-bonding trek in the hills above Los Angeles that forward DeMarre Carroll posted earlier this month.
"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.....”. Team Bonding in LA with my Teammates @brooklynnets...💯💯💯 #TeamCarroll #BrooklynGrit #blessedbeyondmeasure #GrindDaily pic.twitter.com/Bv4sU0kRyw
— DeMarre Carroll (@DeMarreCarroll1) May 9, 2018
Insert foot in mouth, Jalen Rose.
The analyst acknowledged he got the Nets wrong on Wednesday.
Love it. I stand corrected on this example. Any extra ribs?? https://t.co/O1AsvSNqdk
— Jalen Rose (@JalenRose) May 30, 2018
H/T For The Win
The story has been updated with Jalen Rose’s response.
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