NBA.com's John Schuhmann thinks long-term. His latest number-crunch shows that the Nets have the NBA's most improved defense since opening night. New Jersey, he writes, gave up three points less in January than in the season's first month. Problem is that the Nets are also among the teams that regressed the most on offense: "No team has improved more defensively or worsened more offensively", he writes.
- The Numbers Game: Mixed results as season wears on - John Schuhmann - NBA.com