New Jersey Nets Fun To Watch?

Double G SportsCorrespondent IOctober 28, 2010

BOSTON - FEBRUARY 27:  Devin Harris #34 of the New Jersey Nets talks with Brook Lopez #11 during a time out against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden on February 27, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Nets defeated the Celtics 104-96.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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The New Jersey Nets opened their season last night with a come-from-behind 101-98 win over the Detroit Pistons

Playing a regular season game at the Prudential Center in Newark for the first time, Nets fans got a glimpse of excitement.

The Nets had a season-opening attendance of 15,178. That may not sound like a lot to the regular NBA fan, but it is certainly a good sign for the Nets. If they keep winning, or at least playing exciting basketball, that number will increase.

Exciting basketball was seen last night. Down by 10 with just over six minutes to play, the Nets had its first gut-check of the season.

Everything seemed new about this team last night: new arena, new owner, 11 new players, new season and new confidence.

The Nets were still down by seven with only 1:40 remaining in the game. Last season, if the team was lucky enough to be that close, you knew there was no chance of them pulling up a win.

New season, remember?

 

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