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Bruce Brown is choosing the right time to seek out his recreation.

After a robust March, Brown is flourishing in April. Friday evening, he almost tallied a triple-double with 18 factors, 10 rebounds, eight assists and 4 blocks in a key win over the Cavaliers that put the Nets in place to obtain the seventh seed within the upcoming play-in event.

Brown hit two 3-pointers within the win over the Cavaliers and has hit a number of trifectas in 4 of his previous 5 video games.

“Simply all psychological for me,” he stated. “Simply having confidence to shoot the ball. I bought plenty of reps up this summer time and in the course of the yr.”

Kevin Durant joked that Brown didn’t deserve a triple-double as a result of he talked about in the course of the recreation he was solely two assists shy of that plateau to his teammates.

“We didn’t know and he’s like, ‘Yo I want two extra assists!’ I’m like, ‘You not gettin’ it tonight. You shouldn’t have stated nothing,’ ” Durant stated. “However all of us love how Bruce has been enjoying currently. 4 blocks, I imply we anticipate, at this level I anticipate him to come back out right here and play properly now.

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“And I feel when you construct these expectations up for your self as a participant then that’s while you begin to develop even increasingly more. And also you construct that belief in your teammates. I’m positive he’ll have extra alternatives to do this.”


Durant raved concerning the job coach Steve Nash has completed this season, regardless of an underwhelming 43-38 report coming into Sunday’s regular-season finale.

“The final two years, he’s been dealt a wild hand: accidents, trades, disgruntled gamers, guys out and in the lineup, stuff that he can’t management,” Durant stated. “I felt like he dealt with it as finest as he may, and I feel it’s on us as gamers to make his job simpler, and so guys have been doing a superb job of listening and responding properly to Steve.

“It’s his first actual alternative as a coach, so I feel he’s dealt with all of it completely to be trustworthy. It’s a troublesome hand he was dealt when he bought right here.”