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2010-11 ALREADY ON NETS' RADAR SCREEN


2010-11 ALREADY ON NETS' RADAR SCREEN Maybe the Nets won't be that great this season. But team president Rod Thorn insists they won't be that bad, either.

Then next year, watch out.

"We definitely want to be a team that can compete for the championship. We certainly would like to be in a position where it's not even a possibility we won't be in the playoffs," Thorn said yesterday.

"We will be in position at the end of the year to be in the free-agent market to be competitive for virtually anybody," Thorn added, perhaps with visions of LeBron or Amare or Bosh dancing in his head.

"We do anticipate our young core getting better. So I think at the end of this year, we are in a pretty enviable position."

But before anyone gets pumped, there is the little matter of the 2009-10 season to contend with.

The Nets have young talent on the wings, at point and center but must survive inexperience plus forward bulk.

This is the first time since 2001 the Nets are without a sure-bet Hall of Famer such as Jason Kidd or Vince Carter. Still, Thorn thinks it won't be all gloom and doom.

"We don't look that strong on paper, but we will be better than a lot of the pundits think, and we'll be very competitive," Thorn predicted.

Training camp starts Tuesday, when the Nets begin facing their prime concerns: defending the rim, rebounding and playing as a unit - there are seven expiring contracts, and such players tend to look for theirs.

But coach Lawrence Frank said there is only one law in the Net nation: team above all.

He spoke of a "horizontal" depth chart where backups have similar quality to starters in some instances. Which could be good - or bad, if the starter stinks.

"Our strength is going to be in numbers," Frank said. "Our brand is none of us is as strong as all of us. ... We're not going to make this about one player. This has to be about the team."

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Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov confirmed on his blog he is having serious talks with the Nets to finance the proposed Brooklyn arena for which he would get control of the team for a "symbolic" price.

Nothing is finalized, and the NBA would likely perform an extensive review of Prokhorov. Any ownership transfer requires 75 percent approval by the owners.

"I don't think players really care who owns the team," Thorn said. "Whatever happens, I think it will get resolved in a timely fashion."


Author: Fox Sports
Author's Website: http://www.foxsports.com
Added: September 24, 2009

 

 
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