End of the road for Brooklyn’s title dreams
Nets' season closes with Game 4 loss to Boston at Barclays
“Wait ’till next year” was a familiar refrain here in Downtown Brooklyn during the 1940s and ’50s, when the Dodgers were losing the World Series to the Yankees seemingly every fall.
Brooklyn Nets fans were forced to say the same Monday night at the Barclays Center.
Despite a fourth-quarter comeback, the Nets saw their latest bid for a title end in misery with a 116-112 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals in front of a disappointed sellout crowd of 18,099 on the corner of Atlantic and Flatbush.
After struggling mightily with his shooting touch during the first three games, Kevin Durant finally got in the groove Monday.