Nets on the Net: 1/14/10 Edition

Devin Harris apparently “lost it” in the locker room during halftime yesterday: Such an inept performance – the Nets trailed by 16 after the opening quarter and were outscored by 20 in the second – prompted Harris to throw a fit in the locker room – a rare occurrence, according to teammate Chris Douglas-Roberts, who suggested that such outbursts may be exactly what the Nets need.

Shawne Williams, per Nets Basketball on Twitter yesterday: “I came in today, and they said they’re going to give me a chance. So I’ll just try to seize the moment and step up.”

Al Iannazzone talks trade values and roster overhaul with the team: “Nothing is guaranteed,” Harris said. “We know that coming into the situation. We’re in an awkward situation. Obviously we’re trying to create as much cap space as we can for next year, but we’re still trying to be competitive and end the year on a good note.

Brian Scalabrine reminisces: “I still have a picture of that, red wig and everything. Those were good times around here,” Scalabrine reminisced Wednesday night before the Celtics — with that big, goofy redhead starting for Boston at power forward — laid a drubbing on the 3-35 New Jersey Nets with a 111-87 victory.

According to Fred Kerber, the Nets (thankfully) don’t want to be the worst team ever: “We want to try to win as many games as possible. That’s what we’re here for. We’re not here to just stand around. We want to try to win games,” said Thorn, the team president whose financial handcuffs seemingly have been removed – witness, for starters, the $200,000 added this week by the addition of Kris Humphries and the $800,000 more in salary Shawne Williams, who they’re keeping, makes over Sean Williams, who they’ve already pushed off the roof.

A look at how a team comprised of all D-Leaguers could probably beat the Nets and the NBA’s other bottom dwellers right now.