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Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Feb 6, 2011 at 05:54:38 PM

The Nets had a chance to show some pride and the ability to bounce back from some losses that as a competitor have to stick with you. Instead they just added another bad performance and outcome to a rather depressing resume.

The Pacers – not the Reggie Miller, Rik Smits, and the Davis brothers' Pacers, but the team led by Mike Dunleavy, Jr., Danny Granger and Roy Hibbert - have beaten the Nets by 51 points twice in the last 10 days.

The Super Bowl Sunday afternoon 101-86 trouncing wasn’t as bad as the 32-point demolition Indiana put on the Nets last week. But many were left scratching their heads or hanging them and coach Avery Johnson looking for answers.

“We’re just in a bad little cycle right now, mentally and physically,” Johnson said. “Hopefully

Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Dec 10, 2009 at 03:59:43 PM

As the Nets left for Indiana on Thursday, they probably weren't thinking like the rest of us, who believe if they have any shot of getting a game on this trip this is the one.

On second thought, some of them might be thinking that way.

We don't know that for sure because every athlete is confident his team can win, regardless of circumstances. So the Nets probably believe they can win all three.

Our take, and we believe it's the popular one, is the Nets haven’t won three times in 22 games thus far. So getting all three with stops in Atlanta and Cleveland aren't high on the probability scale.

Shoot for three, but a 1-2 trip would be considered good and actually would raise the Nets’ winning percentage from .09 to .13. But they must win Friday night.

The Nets play the Pacers,