These teams are very similar, and everywhere you look, there's a match-up that could be the deciding factor in the outcome of the series.
- Matching Up - Mitch Lawrence - New York Daily News
- Don't Discount Nets - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Not the same teams from a year ago - Ian Eagle - YES Network
- Pistons, Nets on a new page - Chris McCosky - Detroit News
- Underdogs or not, Nets can make life unpleasant - Joanne C. Gerstner - Detroit News
- How they match up - Chris McCosky - Detroit News