Found January 25, 2013 on Taking Bad Schotz:
The Nets are the turn-around story of the season in the NBA, but it isn’t like people didn’t see it coming. I for one believed from the start of the season that they would finish with a better record than the Knicks. Analysts expected the Nets to make the playoffs even as a top 4 seed. Then the Nets got off to a great start, and Coach Avery Johnson won NBA Coach of the Month for November. The Nets then slid back to .500 and Johnson was fired, but since PJ Carlesimo took over the team the Nets have become the team that analysts thought they would be at the beginning of the year. On the surface it seems like the Nets biggest change is that they moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn over the summer. Another big change, they got new jerseys designed by minority (although often thought to be majority by everyone) owner Jay-Z. But there are so many more changes that go much deeper than simply a new name, a new building, and a new look. The roster this year has just six players who finished la...
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