The Nets had a roller coaster season where they played 38 different starting lineups. Injuries and trades were mostly responsible for why a common starting lineup was never consistent. By season’s end, head coach Steve Nash finally found the recipe. Instead of having Blake Griffin come off the bench, he started him at the five for the playoffs. This put Kevin Durant and Joe Harris at the forward positions with James Harden and Kyrie Irving in the backcourt.
Although this starting lineup went 5-1 in the playoffs, we were unable to see it’s potential due to injuries, particularly from Harden and Irving. With that being said, here is a season report card on how these five performed during the season.