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Frank Back on Board

April 29, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

After a month of speculation, New Jersey Nets head coach Laurence Frank will be sticking around through the rest of his contract, which is set to expire after the end of next season.
Missing the playoffs and winning just 34-games for the second consecutive season, the Nets brass still have faith in Frank’s ability as […]

Nets Want to Get Better, But How?

April 24, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

Despite the fact that many NBA insiders feel that the New Jersey Nets had a better season than they should have expected, staying at .500 for a good half of the season, the team itself feels they still have a ton of work to do before becoming the team they’d like to be.
Battling injuries […]

Yi Lives in a Different World

April 15, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

Right before Yi Jianlian got injured in early January this season, he finally looked like he’d turned the corner. He was scoring about 12 points a game and was playing anywhere from 25 to even 38 minutes a game.
Because he was producing. It was a reward.
After he came back a month later, he wasn’t […]

Nets Season A Small Disappointment, But Not a Failure

April 10, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

I remember when I did my season preview piece this season and I projected the team would win 33 games and come in tenth place, scoffing at places like the Yahoo Sports Basketball Blog that predicted the team would come up with a paltry 18 wins.
Nonetheless I understand where most of these places were […]

Frank Done?

April 3, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

Everyone in the NBA knew going into the season that the Nets were in the middle of a rebuilding scheme and weren’t expected to be much more than cellar-dwellers.
However at times, they actually looked like a playoff team and one that had a ton of potential.
Not many teams are in a situation to have […]

What is Sean Williams Thinking?

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

What is Sean Williams thinking?
Just after getting his act together and finding his way back into the Nets rotation, Williams goes and gets himself in hot water after allegedly throwing a computer monitor and damaging other electronic equipment during a dispute at a cell phone store in Colorado. Damages were estimated at between $1,200 […]

Things Getting Tougher For New Jersey

March 13, 2009 | By: Patrick Hickey, Jr.

The New Jersey Nets know things are getting down to the wire.
They know that things aren’t in their favor either.
In the middle of a four-game road trip, the Nets have already lost to Golden State a team that by all means they should have been able to defeat, but thanks in part to a […]

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