For New Jersey Nets, It’s All about Forgetting This Year

May 4th, 2010 by Marcus Shockley Leave a reply »
The 2009-2010 season for the New Jersey Nets can be described as an unmitigated disaster.

The Nets spent the vast majority of the very long NBA season fretting that they would win less games than the infamous 1972-73 Philadelphia '76rs, a team that only won nine games behind Fred Carter’s 20 points per game.

It’s a sad state of affairs when winning 12 games is a cause for celebration, but that’s exactly the situation facing the Nets organization.

Now, on to the future, and hopefully, rebuilding.

New Jersey wants to forget this season ever happened, but that means hard decisions about the future.

Number one on the rebuilding list will be whether interim coach and GM Kiki Vandeweghe will stay on with the franchise. Vandeweghe is in the final year of his contract, and putting together one of the worst teams in NBA history is not much of a reason to keep someone on.

But, honestly, most GMs in the NBA are lousy, and coaching is mostly non-existent.

So, what, if anything, can the Nets do to keep from repeating this season?

The Nets need to be careful not to try a complete ove ...

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