Nets: 3 things we’ve learned about Brooklyn in bubble

Jacque Vaughn of the Brooklyn Nets (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)
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Nets forward Caris LeVert (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images) /

1. Brooklyn Doesn’t Need a Third Star

The Nets will obviously be carried by the likes of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving next year and beyond, but their concerning injury history has left fans a little worried and hungry for a third star that could carry the load in the event that one of them gets hurt again.

Unless Brooklyn is trying to build a super (duper) team, trading for or signing a high-profile player to assume that role would be entirely unnecessary and alarmingly redundant. We’re here to tell you that Caris LeVert is that dude.

A plethora of analysts were convinced that the 25-year-old wouldn’t be the same player after suffering a dislocated his right foot back in November. Let’s just say that it’s been gratifying watching LeVert make them eat crow, as his superb form prior to when the season was suspended has continued in Disney.

Tasked with running the offense, the Michigan product has done just that by averaging 21.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game while shooting 42.7% from the floor.

Caris LeVert has showed out during the NBA restart.

Don’t fool yourselves, Nets fans. LeVert is plenty good enough to be the third star behind Durant and Irving.

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