New Jersey Nets (20-24, road 11-10) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (9-35, home 6-17)
TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37, HD 722)
Radio: WWLS The Sports Animal (98.1 FM, 640 AM)
Offensive Rating: Thunder: 102.0 (29th), New Jersey: 107.7 (14th)
Defensive Rating: Thunder: 109.2 (20th), New Jersey: 110.9 (27th)
Pace: Thunder: 93.8 (6th), New Jersey: 90.2 (20th)
The Nets should feel right at home tonight. With awful road conditions and the biggest basketball game in the state being played about 60 miles north, the Ford Center may be more empty than Charles Barkley’s wallet after a weekend in Vegas.
But that’s no excuse to not see what we should tonight. We should see a team hungry to erase last Friday’s bad loss to Eric Gordon and Al Thornton. We should see a group of guys that play hard for 48 minutes. We should see a team that takes nothing for granted and plays like it’s got something to prove (again). That’s what we should see. Keep Reading…