Brooklyn Nets: Analyzing the team’s 8 games leading up to the Playoffs

Spencer Dinwiddie Brooklyn Nets(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
Spencer Dinwiddie Brooklyn Nets(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) /
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Game Seven – Nets vs Magic (Again)

Once more the Nets plan to face off against the Magic during second to last game, and due to its later timetable, this encore matchup may carry even more intensity and severity than its predecessor.

Considering these implications, and his clutch play during this season, this game shows all the signs forecasting a big game from Spencer Dinwiddie.

Although his tweets over the last few weeks possibly left some fans puzzled regarding his commitment to the team, Dinwiddie remains a Nets and certainly seems committed to making a playoff run.

With factors such as Durant and Irving confirming their plans to omit themselves from the playoffs, Brooklyn’s razor-thin lead ahead Orlando, Dinwiddie’s clutch tendencies and a chance for him to close out a career year for him with a bang all surrounding this game, no affair exists owning better odds for the “tech guy with a jumper” to put on a show.

Likely guarding him at the point guard spot, Markelle Fultz defends adequately, but once going against Dinwiddie’s crafty moves and top tier game IQ, that high arcing layup poises to fall into the net time after time for Dinwiddie during this game.

During his most recent game against the Magic, Dinwiddie dropped 24 points, knocking down four three-point shots with Fultz struggling to keep up.

Fultz indeed resurrected his career with Orlando this season, and truly reminded the league why Philly took him first overall, but stopping a determined Dinwiddie still feels like a bit too much for him.

While the game’s fate might still weigh primarily on defending both Gordon and Vucevic, the circumstances endorse Dinwiddie as a potential hero by unignorable measures.

If things play out accordingly, Durant might need to extend another high five invitation Dinwiddie’s way despite what happened last time.