New Jersey Nets and NBA Trade Season: Will They Fall Victim to ‘Melo Madness?

December 19th, 2010 by Mustache Gang Leave a reply »
The New Jersey Nets' season has not started as well as their fans were hoping after signing some free agents this past offseason. As important as the offseason was for the future of the team, to include it's overhaul in the front office, how they approach the trade deadline will prove to be even more important.

New Jersey has learned a few things about itself 28 games into the season. First and foremost, this is not a playoff-caliber team as currently constructed. They might steal a few victories here and then against average teams, but they're headed to the lottery yet again.

Devin Harris still has the offensive firepower and his defensive effort has improved under Avery Johnson. Brook Lopez, however, has not quite made the jump many expected of him. Yet, Nets fans continue to hear he is untouchable on the NBA trade market.

Derrick Favors has had a great start to his NBA career as one can quickly see this man has a lot of potential if he continues to develop. The biggest surprise might be the play of Kris Humphries, who has proved he is capable of playing in the NBA.

The direction of the next step the franchise takes isn't up to play ...

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