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Tim Legler Believes No-One In The Eastern Conference Can Stop The Brooklyn Nets: "It's Just Too Much To Deal With Defensively."

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The Brooklyn Nets are a team that made a blockbuster trade last season, acquiring James Harden in a multi-team deal from the Houston Rockets to pair him with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. That made the Brooklyn Nets into a juggernaut, and they were widely considered the favorites for the championship last season. While they fell short in the playoffs due to injuries, there's no doubt that they'll look to bounce back next season.

There is no question that the Brooklyn Nets are the best offensive team in the league, and when healthy, most people would have them making the NBA Finals at the very least. Tim Legler of ESPN has recently stated his belief that there is no team in the Eastern Conference that can get past the Nets, and he pointed to their stars' dominance on the offensive end as the reason. (0:10)

Those 3 guys are out there, I really don't care who you put around them. It really doesn't matter if you got Durant, Kyrie and James Harden rolling at the same time going in feeling great and they stay healthy for four rounds. It's just too much to deal with defensively. To have 3 guys that can beat you at every layer as a player offensively. They can iso, they can catch and shoot 3s, they can beat you in transition, they can run pick and roll, they can get to the foul line. Whatever it takes, all three of those guys just check every box... Those 3 guys are so dynamic, no team is going to have enough defensively to deal with that.

There is no doubt that the Brooklyn Nets are a powerhouse. We've seen teams with overwhelming offensive firepower win championships before, and perhaps the Brooklyn Nets will be among their number by the end of next season. With the amount of stars on the roster, a championship is certainly the expectation from this Nets core.