As the Brooklyn Nets get ready to enter the 2018 NBA season, many are wondering what’s in store for this once proud franchise. After seasons of watching the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers use their draft picks to further their organization, the Nets quietly slid from under the dark cloud Billy King.
The Brooklyn Nets finished the 2017 season with a 28-54 record. While the team fought injuries, they also had to deal with a young squad in a division where three teams were mentioned as possible NBA finalist.
This offseason, the Nets decided to make a few splashes of their own. While none were as big as LeBron James signing with the Los Angeles Lakers or the Golden State Warriors snagging DeMarcus Cousins, the Nets let it be known they were willing to do what has to be done.
In a city where the New York Knicks still hold top-billing despite their losing ways, the Nets must find a way for the little brother to upstage big brother on a consistent basis. This may be the year as Sean Marks has done a wonderful putting the Nets in position to be playoff contenders in the wide-open Eastern Conference.
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