The Golden State Warriors have opened the door to a new age in the NBA. However, 15 years ago, the Brooklyn Nets (then the New Jersey Nets) set the Eastern Conference on fire with an eerily similar style of play.
When analyzing the Nets 2001-03 teams, there is strong reason to believe that if they faced off with Golden State, they would give them a run for their money. In order to make a proper comparison, we must look at all components of this hypothetical matchup. The points of comparison are a position by position break down, bench and best lineup reviews, and overall style of play.
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