The Nets are rollin’. Winners of five straight, 13 of their last 14. Wednesday night’s opponent, the Indiana Pacers have won just three of their last 10 - but they come into tonight’s matchup with a secret weapon: Caris LeVert.
LeVert returned to action last Saturday, making his Pacers debut against the Suns. A forever fan-favorite of our entire community, it will be tough to root against the Pacers tonight while also rooting for LeVert to go off against us.
A tough spot to be in but also a very, very welcomed “problem” to have.
WHO: Brooklyn Nets (27-13) at Indiana Pacers (17-21)
WHEN: 7:00 PM EST
WHERE: YES (tv), WFAN (radio)
One other thing: the Pacers are now 10th in the East. If they finish 10th, they’ll go into the play-in series for teams that finish 7 through 10. But if they fall out of the playoffs, the Nets are beneficiaries. They’ll finally get the heavily protected second rounder they picked up in the 2016 Draft Night trade that got the Nets ... Caris LeVert. That would give Brooklyn four picks in the 2021 Draft: their own first and three seconds: the Suns, the Hawks and the Suns. Those are trade assets at least.
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