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5 Things We've Learned About Brooklyn Nets in Their Inaugural Season

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5 Things We've Learned About Brooklyn Nets in Their Inaugural Season
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“You can take the Nets out of New Jersey, but can you take New Jersey out of the Nets?” is a question WFAN’s Steve Somers is fond of asking. It’s a good question.

There are a few things we’ve learned so far about the Brooklyn Nets this inaugural season, but the answer to Mr. Somers’ query is not one of them. After two games, this group looks a little bit like the same old Jersey devil.

The over-hyped Nets eked out a final minute seven-point win against the Toronto Raptors in their home opener.

Two days later, in typical New Jersey fashion, they let a 22-point third quarter lead slip away to Minnesota. The injury-depleted Timberwolves limped away with an 11-point win.

The Nets are lucky they didn’t have to face the scorching-hot New York Knicks in that postponed first game of the season, too.

Now, they travel to Florida for a meeting with the Miami Heat and the surprisingly potent Orlando Magic.

Already Brooklyn could wind up starting the year 1-4, or 2-3 at best.

So, are they still the New Jersey Nets, but in Brooklyn clothing? Time will tell.

There are some things, however, that appear to be the naked truth...

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