As we play out the final month of the 2011-'12 NBA season, we take a look at each franchise. Who emerged, what went wrong, what lies ahead. A look at post season chances, long term potential and upgrades possible in this summer's NBA draft. We continue in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference with the New Jersey Nets..
The NBA world is buzzing over last night’s preseason battle of Los Angeles between the Lakers and the Clippers. Chris Paul didn’t disappoint in his Clippers debut with 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds in the 114-95 win over the Lakers. Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 22 points before injuring the wrist on his shooting hand. The injury has been determined to be minor.
Chris Paul is settling in on the West coast, Dwight Howard appears content with staying in Florida and the rest of the Association is tinkering with rosters in advance of the season tipping off on Christmas Day. Most of the marquee names have found a new home or re-signed with their old clubs. For now, teams are adding a piece here and there or trimming down their rosters to thirteen players. Lets take a look at recent movement and what might be left.