Lately, things have been looking up for Deron Williams and the New Jersey Nets.
Sure, the Nets are only 22-43 and five-and-a-half games out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, and they recently suffered through a seven-game losing streak.
However, all of that means nothing in the long run.
But how, you may ask, is a team's poor performance unimportant?
Well, this slideshow will seek to answer that question, addressing the 10 reasons why, despite their lousy performance in the 2010-11 NBA season, things are looking up for the Nets.