In their first chance at clinching a playoff berth, the Brooklyn Nets put together a major dud with virtually their entire lineup. They hope to turn in a significantly improved showing and clinch a playoff spot Friday when they face the Sacramento Kings near Orlando. The Nets (32-36) are 2-2 inside the bubble, and their two defeats have been blowouts.
I did just two nights ago against the Clippers,” he said. Los Angeles matched a franchise shooting record in the Saturday night win against New Orleans. Gentry said his team has to get better defensively.
The New Orleans Pelicans came into the bubble with what was expected to be a great chance at -- the very worst -- making the play-in tournament for the Western Conference's No. seed. On Thursday, the Pelicans had a chance to be 1.5 games back of the Memphis Grizzlies if things broke their way.