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Is it time for the Brooklyn Nets to panic? Some are saying 'Yes'

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The question around all of the 0-fer teams in the NBA -- the Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans -- is whether or not it's time for these teams to start to panic. For three of the four teams, yeah, it's either too early to tell and/or exactly on par for where they want to be (*cough*76ers*cough*). For one team, however, the Brooklyn Nets, yeah it might be time to start to panic, as Bleacher Report's Howard Beck notes.

Beck notes that the Nets are getting nothing from their guards -- Jarrett Jack and Joe Johnson, to name two -- and "It's not just that they're 0-4, it's that they lost those four games by an average of nearly 15 points per game," Beck said. "And, they expected to be better than this," he goes on to note.

The reason why at 0-4 the Nets need to panic right now is that they don't own their first round pick in 2016, as it belongs to the Boston Celtics. Meaning, they can be among the worst teams in the NBA this season and have nothing to show for it at the end of the day.

Of course some are looking at this season as a bridge year, and noting the fact that the Nets will have plenty of cap space next summer and Chris McCullough to show as their "upcoming Lottery pick," but none of that will go far if this team misses the playoffs and the Celtics end up with a top pick in the 2016 Draft.