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Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:26:19 AM

MINNEAPOLIS - The Nets opened their season with a group of 20-somethings looking to prove they will win more than 20-something games. But when it came down to crunch time their youth and inexperience showed.


For 41 minutes, the Nets played like a confident team, one with a chip on its collective shoulder and they were hammering a Minnesota squad that could be battling them for Draft Lottery ping pong balls.

But in less than seven minutes the Nets became a self-fulfilling prophecy. All the concerns and questions going into the season unraveled in a span of six minutes and 40 seconds, and the Nets suffered a demoralizing 95-93 loss to the Timberwolves at Target Center.

Damien Wilkins delivered the final blow, capping a 24-6 game-ending run by banking in Jonny Flynn's missed runner

Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Oct 23, 2009 at 11:38:49 PM

NEW YORK –- The preseason ended last night, and one of the things we know about the Nets is that we really don’t know anything.
All right, we know some things.
You can piece things together about the Nets’ athleticism, quickness and versatility, and you can guess that they’re going to be better than they showed during the 1-6 preseason that was capped by a 110-88 victory to the Philadelphia 76ers at Carnesecca Arena on the campus of St. John’s University
The Nets have to be better simply because their best player, Devin Harris, didn’t play in the last three games, missed four total and was fully available for only one preseason match.
Harris, out with a groin injury, is scheduled to return to practice Sunday and barring a setback