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Nets Still Have a Ton of Work to Do, But Will They Do It?

July 5, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

After trading away another key member of their team at the draft for the second consecutive season, the New Jersey Nets’ star power is at all time low.
The Nets say they are trying to get smaller and more athletic, but it looks pretty obvious that they’re looking for as many ways to shed salary […]

The End of the Vince Carter Era, Draft Thoughts

June 26, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

This trade may end up going down as one of the worst in the team’s history. However, if things work out, it could be the beginning of a new-look Nets team that will be younger, faster and better on defense than they have been in quite some time.
Why the Nets would give up their leading […]

More Draft Thoughts

June 20, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

With the draft still on its way, NetsNotes.com takes a look at a couple of players the Nets could get their hands on.

Terrance Williams-Louisville
From CBSSports.com:
One of the more colorful characters in college basketball, to call Williams “unique” would be an understatement. When he first arrived on Louisville’s campus as a freshman, he was a brash, […]

Economy Hitting Nets and NBA

June 12, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

It’s pretty interesting to see how most of the time professional sports operate above many of the constraints that plague its fan base. However, it seems that the economic problems destroying the middle-class in this country are starting to affect the NBA as well.
Here’s a snippet from the Herald’s Al Iannazzone yesterday that I found […]

Nets Possibly Looking for a Guard, More News

June 6, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

After all this talk over the past few weeks about the Nets looking for another forward to help on the boards, the team may not be looking in that direction after all.
“Not necessarily,” team president Rod Thorn told the Associated Press regarding the Nets potentially going for need and drafting a forward. “As we’ve said, […]

Nets Have Options At Draft

May 27, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

While New Jersey Nets President Rod Thorn has stated for the record over the past few weeks that the team is looking for a rebounder out of the draft, Yahoo Sports has done a solid job of looking at some of the players the team may have some interest in.
Much like last season, the team […]

Nets Set at #11

May 22, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

With the Nets now set at number 11 for this season’s draft, I figured I’d give you guys some info from around the net.
From Yahoo Sports:
New Jersey Nets – Earl Clark, PF, Louisville: The Nets could use help at either forward position, particularly if they trade Yi Jianlian. The 6-9 Clark, a kind of combo […]

The Passing of a Legend, Nets Not Pondering Draft Option

May 14, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

As many of you already know, hall of fame NBA coach and broadcaster Chuck Daly passed away last week. A class act through and through, Daly was renowned worldwide for his ability to keep teams together. In his two seasons with the Nets, he had personalities as different as Kenny Anderson, Derek Coleman and the […]

Thoughts on Next Season

May 7, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

Before the season began, the New Jersey Nets had a minuscule chance to make the playoffs, especially when you consider the fact that their roster was filled with rookies, developing youngsters, unproven veterans and one superstar in Vince Carter that seemed like he was ready to start his decline.
However, the Nets managed to […]

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