NBA Analyst and co-host of UNDISPUTED Shannon Sharpe has some bold thoughts about the new-look Nets with James Harden.
The new-look Nets seem to be playing well, having gone 2-0 ever since James Harden made his way to Brooklyn. While they have looked really good on the floor together, the Nets lacked a key player till now.
Kyrie Irving, who had decided to take a ‘pause’ after playing 7 games this season, is making his way back to the team tonight. The newly formed Nets trio yet has to share the floor together, and tonight’s game with Cleveland might be the first time we see them do so.
Shannon Sharpe says he prefers James Harden and Kevin Durant over Kyrie and KD
A lot of the people in the NBA believe that the newly formed Nets trio is good enough to challenge the Lakers for a shot at the ring. Some, like Matt Barnes, believe that the Nets now lack the bench depth needed to make a long run in the postseason. Meanwhile, there are others who have their doubts about the same due to the extreme ball-dominant nature of all three players.
Co-host of the UNDISPUTED, Shannon Sharpe shares the same concerns. Each of the three of them like having the ball in their hands at most times, and how they share the ball and shots on the floor is going to be a big question. Sharpe even went on to say he liked seeing KD and Harden together over KD and Kyrie:
“I think it’s going to be extremely difficult. Someone is going to have to sacrifice major shots. I really don’t know how this is going to work. Harden & KD look better together than KD & Kyrie.”
.@ShannonSharpe on whether Kyrie’s return will hurt KD & Harden’s flow:
“I think it’s going to be extremely difficult. Someone is going to have to sacrifice major shots. I really don’t know how this is going to work. Harden & KD look better together than KD & Kyrie.” pic.twitter.com/oC3v2jQJAf
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) January 19, 2021
There are a lot of opinions about the Nets, and a lot of speculations too. We cannot say anything for sure about the trio playing together till we actually see them do it. We may see that tonight, as the Nets take on the Cavaliers.