NBA Twitter reacts to Nets’ hard-fought 116-112 loss to the Suns

The Brooklyn Nets hosted the Phoenix Suns at Barclays Center on Tuesday and lost 116-112. Phoenix has swept the regular-season series against Brooklyn 2-0.

For the Nets, Cam Thomas had 43 points and five rebounds while Nic Claxton had 17 points and 13 rebounds. TJ Warren had 17 points and Joe Harris had 8 points.

For the Suns, Deandre Ayton had 35 points and 15 rebounds while Mikal Bridges had 21 points and two assists. Devin Booker had 19 points and Cameron Johnson had 14 points.

In the first half, Brooklyn and Phoenix played to a standstill until the final minutes of the half. The Nets stayed close because of their ability to score in transition while also limiting the Suns scoring opportunities in the fastbreak.

In the second half, the Nets fought until the very end, but were unable to make any dents in terms of gaining a lead. As has been a common theme for the Nets this season, the Suns dominated in points in the paint 64-52.

Here’s how NBA Twitter reacted to the Nets’ loss to the Suns:

Story originally appeared on Nets Wire