Following up on a previous report, ESPN’s Marc Stein in his Daily Dime, said Mikhail Prokhorov is so “geeked out” about the prospect of owning an NBA team, he’s willing to renegotiate the price if the Nets can’t get their move to Brooklyn off the ground.
Meanwhile, Forest City Ratner is still waiting on bond ratings for the Barclays Arena, a necessary precursor to financing the arena.
John Schumann on NBA.com talks about the miserable starts for the Nets and Knicks.
Vince Carter thinks Brook Lopez resembles a 7’2″ power forward with his jump shot.
Dwight Howard is a Hardwood Paroxysm “Lion Face” recipient for his stingy defense on Brook Lopez last night.
Lawrence Frank lends his support to Byron Scott, who was fired by the New Orleans Hornets earlier this week, and is the coach Frank replaced on the Nets.
Utah Jazz blog, Jazzbots looks at potential trading partners and sees the Nets as a match in a deal that could net Jersey Andrei Kirilenko for some of the team’s expiring contracts like Bobby Simmons or Tony Battie.