With the kind of offensive power the new-look Brooklyn Nets have this upcoming season, one of the most interesting developments will be how the starting lineup and bench distribute scoring responsibilities.
The answers to these questions will fall on guards Williams and Johnson's ability to facilitate the offense both between themselves and for a frontcourt of Lopez at center, power forward Kris Humphries and swingman Gerald Wallace.
On the defensive end, the Nets' biggest concern is a lack of physical interior defense. Is this red flag justified statistically?
In the following segment, predictions on the statistics for each of the probable first nine players in the Nets rotation are made for the 2012-13 season.
(All statistical references to prior seasons were taken from www.basketball-reference.com)