2010 NBA Draft: Four Cornerstones The Nets Could Draft

April 9th, 2010 by The Rookie Wall Leave a reply »
The 2010 New Jersey Nets were beyond bad.  They were terrible, awful, disappointing, and horrendous.  However, not all is lost for the fine folks of East Rutherford, or is it Brooklyn now.  As hard as it may be to comprehend now, the Nets will be just fine.

At point guard they have a perennial All-Star in the making, Devin Harris.  He made it to his first All-Star game in 2009 as a reserve.  In the 2009 season he averaged 21 points, seven assists, three rebounds, and nearly two steals per game.  Those expecting Harris to improve may have been slightly disappointed, but his 2010 numbers were still solid (17 points, seven assists, and three rebounds.)

The Nets also have Brook Lopez, a young center who is yet to reach his full potential.  In his second NBA season he has averaged 19 points and nine rebounds while starting every game so far this year.  He can still improve as a passer, and needs to work on defending without fouling.

Beyond Harris and Lopez, the Nets have two capable players on the wing: Chris Douglas-Roberts and Terrence Williams.  Douglas-Roberts fell to the second round of the draft due t ...

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