Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics: Grading Brooklyn's Performance

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Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics: Grading Brooklyn's Performance
David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The Brooklyn Nets sat all five of their projected starters on Wednesday night, so it's not surprising that they fell to the Boston Celtics, 101-97, in their penultimate preseason game.  

With Paul Piece, Deron Williams, Kevin Garnett, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson all absent, the Nets looked out of sorts offensively, shooting 41.6 percent from the field and just 26.1 percent from three. 

Brooklyn was also out-rebounded by a margin of 10 boards and lost the battle of points in the paint, 44-30. 

And while it wasn't a particularly pretty game from a collective standpoint, several individuals put forth respectable performances that are worth mentioning. 

 

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