Today, the beat reporters sit down with Rod Thorn, Kiki Vandeweghe and Lawrence Frank to discuss the upcoming season. The main gist of these interviews: the Nets will be better than people are predicting and while they may not have all-stars at every position, there is depth and opportunity for most guys on the roster. Read about it from Dave D’Alessandro, Al Iannazzone and Fred Kerber.
Chris Douglas-Roberts is blogging again. This time he talks about training camp with Brian Hamilton, quoting Jarvis Hayes and Keyon Dooling as saying Hamilton is “the best on-ball defender they’ve ever seen.” CDR also talks about having that “killer instinct” and his Bengal kittens Kieko and Kiana.
The Barclays/Nets Community Alliance is supporting Maine-based Camp Sunshine this October by setting up a special session for Brooklyn-based children who are suffering from hematology and/or oncology.
A Russian blog discusses prospect Nets investor Mikhail Prokhorov’s connections to the Russian Government and what he might have to do in his native land to put such a stake into an American sports franchise.