Despite Jeff Green’s commendable performance off the bench, contributing 9 points in 16 minutes, the Nuggets fell short against the Heat in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The Heat clinched a 111-108 victory, leveling the series at 1-1. In the aftermath of the loss, Green emphasized the importance of discipline as a key factor in their defeat.
Green emphasized the need for improved discipline, both on and off the ball, understanding defensive coverages, and executing their assigned roles effectively. He remarked, “I think it’s all about discipline. We just have to be better disciplined on the ball, off the ball, knowing our coverages, knowing what we’re supposed to do, playing without fouling.”
As the series shifts to Miami for the next two games, the Nuggets are fully aware of the significance of maintaining discipline and executing their game plan flawlessly. Green’s call for better discipline underscores the team’s commitment to making the necessary adjustments and elevating their performance.
With Green’s veteran presence and valuable experience, the Nuggets aim to regroup and address their areas of improvement. They understand that discipline will be a determining factor as they strive to regain control of the series against a formidable Heat team.