“When he’s at that level
, he makes us go
,” Griffin 말했다 ESPN about Harden
. “우리, 팀으로, can go to a different level.
Still playing without Kyrie Irving, the Nets are finding their rhythm and starting to gel as early season frustrations have started to give way to a prolific offense.
With the contributions from Griffin, Patty Mills and the everpresent offensive threat that is Harden, the Nets have strung together their win streak and accomplished a little bit of history for head coach Steve Nash — Sunday’s victory was his first victory in his home country of Canada as a head coach.
“That means a lot
,” Nash 말했다
ESPN. “This is a very special place for me
“Not only Canada, but Toronto. I’ve spent so much of my time here, I have so many close friends, 관계, and memories in this city. 나를 위해, this is definitely a sweet win.”
토론토는 60-53 lead coming out of halftime but could not keep up with a resurgent Nets offense.
Shooting guard Fred VanVleet led the team with 21 points in scoring, as the Raptors lost their second straight game.
The win moves the Nets up to third spot in the East, while the Raptors fall to 6-5 on the year.