Change is the constant for the new kid on the block.
Several starters have exited – the remaining players only provided 42 percent of the team’s minutes last season.
Home has shifted 13 kilometres from New Jersey to the Big Apple.
But the biggest transition for the Nets is stepping up from mediocrity and assuming expectations.
Dwight Howard is not in town, but Brooklyn can now pair six-time All-Star Joe Johnson with their headliner Deron Williams.
If Gerald Wallace, Brook Lopez and former Mr Kardashian Kris Humphries can supplement such an explosive backcourt, Nets fans can finally stop feeling lousy about themselves.
(Above) Joe Johnson played seven years for the Atlanta Hawks before joining the Brooklyn Nets.