NEW YORK -- DeMarre Carroll knows the stands at Barclays Center will be filled even if a significant portion of the crowd is rooting for the visiting team.
Still, Carroll believes the Brooklyn Nets will be ready for the challenge of facing the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.
"Love it," Carroll said. "Like I tell all these guys, this is what you live for. It's going to be a packed house. We don't know how many of them -- Brooklyn Nets fans -- we'll have. But at the end of the day, this is where you show and improve. Just like we did against Cleveland, everybody doubted us and counted us out, but we gotta go out and show who we are."
Those were Carroll's comments after the Nets played arguably their most complete game of the season in a 118-107 win over the Utah Jazz. The Nets shot a season-high 50.8 percent, led for the final 41-plus minutes and by as much as 22, setting up the excitement of facing the defending champions. >> Read more
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