The Spurs are the NBA's pillar of consistency and stability, an organization these Nets could only hope to resemble — on the court and in the front office.
"San Antonio is the gold standard for the NBA," Nets interim coach Tony Brown said.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds as the Spurs extended their winning streak to eight with a 106-79 victory Monday night over Brooklyn in the Nets' first game since an organizational shake-up.
A day after coach Lionel Hollins was fired and general manager Billy King reassigned, the Nets dropped their 10th straight at home and fifth in a row overall.
"We ran into a sledgehammer of a...