Where do you see the Nets fitting in?

Dwight Howard, Gerald Wallace, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Mirza Teletovic, Jason Richardson, Chris Duhon, Reggie Evans, Tyshawn Taylor and Earl Clark.

That’s the roster the Nets would have if they pull off a blockbuster trade to acquire Howard from Orlando.

Thursday morning, ESPN.com’s Ric Bucher went on the radio and said the status of a potential deal is “shaky.”

Not good.

But assuming the trade does go through -- and they fill out their roster with other minimum pieces -- do you think this team is capable of beating the Heat, Celtics and the other top teams in the East?

Let us know in the comments section.

Also, weigh in with your take on where you see the Nets fitting into the conference if they don’t get D-12.

That roster would likely include Brook Lopez, a power forward (possibly Kris Humphries?), Wallace, Johnson, Williams, Teletovic, Evans, MarShon Brooks, Taylor and other minimum pieces (Gerald Green?).