In his latest blog for NBA.com, Richard Jefferson says that the key to Game 2 was the job the Nets did on the defensive end. Dave D'Alessandro agrees. Offensively, writes D'Alessandro, it looked like a "pig on stilts". But defensively, the Nets did the job they had to do to win. He points out that in the last 79 minutes of the series, the Nets have held the Pacers to 36.8% shooting. He also notes that the team is not happy about complaints that Jason Collins has turned flopping into an art form. As the Nets travel to Indianapolis, Bob Considine remembers the pivotal, but mostly forgotten, Game 3 of 2002.
Nets Defense Key to Game 2 Win