Jason Kidd says Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, Andrei Kirilenko and Jason Terry are all day-to-day
— Stefan Bondy (@NYDNInterNets) November 27, 2013
The Brooklyn Nets have been playing terribly since the injuries to Williams and Lopez, and one should expect much of the same until they return. Kirilenko and Terry will be helpful once they return as well.
The rocky start to the Nets’ season reminds me of the troubles facing LeBron James and Chris Bosh when they joined the Miami Heat. The Heat began the 2010-2011 season 9-8 before going on a 12 game winning streak. Once James and Bosh adjusted to the new system, Miami began playing to its potential.
The Nets have started much worse than the 2010-11 Heat, but they have also suffered injuries to key players. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are too old for a straight up comparison to LeBron and Bosh, but offseason acquisitions take time to acclimate. When Lopez and Williams return, it will be apparent in about a month whether or not the Nets are a championship team. Breathe that cold New York air for now, no need to be anxious in November.