Grantland ranks Nets at 7 in NBA Preview

In Grantland’s popular NBA previews, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons ranked the Brooklyn Nets at 7th.

Abbreviated version:

— Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce’s leadership will be invaluable
— Paul Pierce will have a monster year
— In terms of court spacing, the Nets make a ton of sense
— When Reggie Evans is your 10th best guy, you’re in good shape
— Both Simmons and Rose were very impressed with Shaun Livingston
— Suggest that Brooklyn has the best shot of knocking off Miami
— Haven’t you been dreaming of the day you’d get to see Andrei Kirilenko as a character on The Sopranos?

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