After finishing off last season with lousy record of 22-44, the Brooklyn Nets are achieving new heights. Currently at 20-15, the Nets are competing for a high playoff seed.
This is a huge stride in the course of just one season, primarily because of their revamped roster, especially the addition of Joe Johnson and having Gerald Wallace for the whole season (and a healthy Brook Lopez for that matter).
By the end of last year, fans saw this coming because the talent was there, just not completely put together. However, the question is this: exactly how much can the Nets improve over the span of just one season?
Brooklyn should finish anywhere from 44-38 to 50-32 and land a playoff spot ranging from the fourth to sixth seed.
In regards to last season, on the surface it seems unlikely to make a such huge stride in such little time. But as already stated, they now have their talent all together. The team on the court last year was not their best at the time, so it is justified to project a significant improvement.
True, they are 9-11 since starting off on fire at 11-4, but keep in mind that six of those 11 losses were with ...
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