Brooklyn Nets: Top 5 games to look forward to in the 2019-20 season

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November 27th at Boston Celtics

At the end of November, the Nets will travel to Boston to start a home and home against the Boston Celtics. This matchup has one big storyline and his name is Kyrie Irving.

After an up and down last year season for Irving and the Celtics that started Irving saying he would re-sign with the Celtics early in the season and ended in an early playoff exit, Irving bolted Bean-town for Barclays Center, signing a four-year max deal with the Nets in the offseason.

Many Celtics fans have made Irving public enemy number one in Boston. The lack of success he had in his two seasons and the way he left the team left a bad taste in the mouths of Celtics fans. When the Nets visit the Celtics, Irving will certainly be booed every time he touches the ball and the animosity will be felt throughout the building.

The Celtics spent no time replacing him as they signed former Hornets guard and New York City native Kemba Walker to a four-year max deal in the offseason to replace the departed Irving. With the Celtics big three of Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Kemba Walker, the Celtics will be a strong opponent once again in the Atlantic division.

With the Nets looking to build on last season, games like this are very important if the Nets want to climb the ladder in the Eastern Conference.