10 Reasons Why the New Jersey Nets Will Make the Playoffs Next Season

July 23rd, 2010 by Adrian Vicente Leave a reply »
If there is any doubt the New Jersey Nets are a franchise on the rise, look no further than the massive billboard new owners Mikhail Prokhorov and Jay-Z erected across the street from where their cross-town rival New York Knicks call home. The giant, pro-Nets advertisement, situated across the street from Madison Square Garden, features the two success stories—Prokhorov, a self-made double-digit billionaire from Russia, and Jay-Z, a rags-to-riches rapper from Brooklyn—posing with the title, "The Blueprint for Greatness," written above them. Their message? We're gonna run this town. Already, the wheels are in motion. Money isn't an issue, the roster is stocked with talent like a beer-filled fridge at a frat party, ground has been broken on a new stadium build in Brooklyn, superstars' ears are perked up, and with an already forgotten 12-win season at their backs, the Nets are ready for the world to know them. Why not start with a playoff run? Here are ten reasons why the Nets will make the playoffs next season.Begin Slideshow


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