Celebrate, New Jersey: Nets Win!

December 4th, 2009 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
It's history at its finest, folks. The New Jersey Nets, former (actually, permanent) owners of an NBA-record 0-18 start to their 2009-10 season, finally have their first victory .

And the crowd collectively exhales.

Go-go gadget heart strings. If you're a New Jersey fan (I'm not, and God rest your soul), this is the Super Bowl-winning kick, the comeback drive for the game-winning score, or the NBA Finals-clinching basket.

Enough about how awful this Nets team is. We don't want to hear about how depleted the roster is due to injuries, how despite Lawrence Frank coaching his arse off and getting all he could out of this team, they still couldn't get him one measly win.

As true as those things are, as sad as it is to jump and cheer over one, and quite possibly only the first of five wins this year, this moment needs to be embellished.

The papers need to bleed New Jersey red, grey, and blue. Or something close to it.

Devin Harris needs to get off his high horse, accept that the playoffs left with Vince Carter and Richard Jefferson, and that rebuilding mode began when he was traded for Jason Kidd.

Yes, i ...

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