The New Jersey Nets, for all intents and purposes, have given up on trying to acquire Carmelo Anthony. It is obvious that there are still gaping holes in the Nets' offense and defense, which are made evident by team rankings:
29th in points per game
22nd in rebounds per game
27th in assists per game
15th in points allowed
If the Nets don't make any moves before the trading deadline then they can always trying to make a move in free agency.
The list was compiled under the premise that the Nets squad will remain the same until the start of free agency period.