Rodions Kurucs Is A Diamond In The Rough For The Brooklyn Nets

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Rodions Kurucs Is A Diamond In The Rough For The Brooklyn Nets
Rodions Kurucs Is A Diamond In The Rough For The Brooklyn Nets

Following the Nets' lone playoff win against the 76ers in Game 1, hot shot youngster Ben Simmons scoffed at his struggles being because of the defense by doughy veteran Jared Dudley and a mostly unknown Rodions Kurucs. “I got Dudley [Jared] and the other kid guarding me, so I got me to more aggressive attacking them,” Simmons said last Saturday. As expected, Brooklyn fans were the only ones who took notice of the Latvian native, who was one of the league's more productive rookies and better bargains. Following a dominant victory over the Pistons in early March, the lead in the Detroit Free Press was, “Blake Griffin was outscored by a rookie unknown to the casual NBA fan.” A few days prior to

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