Despite Lottery Results, Nets Still looking ‘Jerseylicious’ for Next Season

May 20th, 2010 by stephen riley Leave a reply »
Every off-season, sports writers around the globe are on the lookout for the next best thing.

Last summer, roundball writers drooled over Oklahoma City's potential. This summer, the focus should be in Newark.

OK, so John Wall isn't going to New Jersey, big deal! The Nets will still be an alluring destination team this summer thanks to Mikhail Prokhorov, the self-made Russian billionaire owner with cap room and money to blow.

Prokhorov should also be aided by the team's relocation plans for Brooklyn in 2012 and one of the best up and coming rosters in the league.

Seriously, who wouldn't want to come to Jersey?

Even though the Nets only won 12 games last season, their roster is stacked with young and attractive talent.

A 7'0" center in Brook Lopez who is already one of the best big men in the league at just 22-years-old.

A prototypical sized, lighting quick and fast-twitch point guard in Devin Harris (who probably benefited the most from Washington winning the lottery since many forget he was an All-Star in 2008.)

A trio of athletic wings in Terrence Williams, Courtney Lee and Chris Dougla ...

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