Nets on the Net: 10/16/09 Edition

Posted on: October 16th, 2009 by Mark Ginocchio Comments

The Star-Ledger recaps a Wall Street Journal story that talks about how Bruce Ratner’s abilities to sell bonds in time for a Dec. 31 groundbreaking of the Barclays Arena is a “toss-up.”

Lawrence Frank says Terrence Williams at PG is only during practice right now.  Didn't look that way Tuesday night.

Expect tonight to be about some experimentation with the bench.

Sam Smith at Bulls.com lists Brook Lopez as a potential “Bust Out” this season and Yi Jianlian as a “Bust.”

Atlantic Yards Report is recapping a radio interview Newark Mayor Cory Booker gave on WBGO radio. Booker is as adamant as ever about getting the Nets in Newark.

No Land Grab wonders where was the New York Times coverage of the Atlantic Yards hearings on Wednesday.

Jarvis Hayes and Bobby Simmons question their role with the team, while Rod Thorn tells Dave D’Alessandro that he’s not in a position to make any trades as of right now.

Oddsmakers in Vegas give the Nets 66-1 odds of winning the Atlantic Division. So you’re saying there’s a chance …

True confessions on Twitter. Chris Douglas-Roberts tells a story on Twitter about a stalking incident and a delusional fan from last season.

Rory at Slippery When Nets talks about backcourt depth, and how quickly depth can disappear.

MTA Straphangers head Gene Russianhoff outlines his opposition of the MTA’s sale of the Atlantic Yards property to Bruce Ratner.