#1: James Harden Turnovers
The Beard had 5 Turnovers in a very Russell Westbrook performance that also saw him go 5-14 from the field. His +/- was -15 and was a liability on the court.
#2: JA mORANT'S EXPLOSIVENESS
Ja Morant went 7 for 11 in the 3rd and put the Grizzlies up by 28 as the Nets went cold. He started the surge with this monster dunk.
#3: Grizzlies rebounding
Memphis had 29 second-chance points to Brooklyn's 3 while out-rebounding them 66-33. Steven Adams finished with 12 RBDS and 5 assists, dominating the boards all night.
#4: Nets Shooting
When KD and Harden combine for 13-38, its going to be a tough night. The Nets need to have a 3rd shooter besides Joe Harris they can rely on for games like these.
#5 Bane's physicality
Nets didn't seem to have an answer for Desmond Bane's strength when driving to the lane. Griffin and KD were flat-footed, while smaller players got bullied.