Nets December Preview: Projecting Brooklyn's December record

It could be a rough month for Brooklyn

Toronto Raptors v Brooklyn Nets
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December 13 at Phoenix Suns: Loss

The Nets then take on the Phoenix Suns. This game will be personal for Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, and Kevin Durant, as they are each going up against their former teams. Despite the Nets having a well-rounded roster, the star power of Durant and Devin Booker will be too much for the Nets to handle.

December 14 at Denver Nuggets: Loss

In the Nets' first back-to-back of the month, they take on the defending champions Denver Nuggets. Nikola Jokic is one of the best, if not the best, basketball players in the league, and his dominant scoring and playmaking abilities will be too tough to overcome for Brooklyn.

December 16 at Golden State Warriors: Win

With Klay Thompson being inconsistent and the Warriors seriously questioning Andrew Wiggins's strength & conditioning, the Warriors are not the same dynasty they once were. The Brooklyn Nets beat the Warriors despite a solid game from Stephen Curry.

December 18 at Utah Jazz: Win

The Utah Jazz are one of the worst teams in the Western Conference, currently at 6-11 overall. The Nets use that to their advantage and start a two-game winning streak.

December 20 vs. New York Knicks: Loss

Brooklyn escapes their West Coast trip with a 2-3 record and returns to Brooklyn to play their rivals, the New York Knicks. The Knicks have had the Nets number since the Nets traded Durant and Kyrie Irving. That will continue as the Knicks win this game but it will be close.

December 22 vs. Denver Nuggets: Loss

In a rematch with the defending champion Nuggets it is the same old stuff, different story. The Nuggets will use their size and control the paint against the Nets for another victory.