Around the Nets Friday: All the Wrong Reasons.

  • Despite no first-round pick, NBA.com’s John Schuhmann takes a look at the Nets upcoming draft strategy, suggesting a trade could, should and probably will be explored.
  • First Dwight Howard his Orlando teammates by not showing up to playoff games, now he’s letting down kids by canceling an annual youth basketball camp. Orlando Sentinel writer Mike Bianchi thinks this is just another sign DH wants out of Orlando.
  • The new Nets dance team, the “Brooklynettes” have been announced. My only thoughts are we sure have come a long way from Power N’ Motion.
  • I’m still not exactly sure what the NBA’s Social Media Awards are, but, Gerald Green is nominated in the category of “Social Slam.” You may as well go and vote.
  • Rarely has Shelden Williams been called an All-Star on the court, but when it comes to being a dad off the court, Williams is first-team.
  • Oprah Winfrey sits down for an exclusive interview with Kris Humphries’ ex-wife Kim Kardashian. Kardashian declares about Humphries: “women are attracted to him for all the wrong reasons.”
  • News from Around NYC