Let’s try to catch you up with a busy Friday and Saturday for Nets news.
First on the Newark front, Nets officials say they will only facilitate a move to the Prudential Center, once construction has begun in Brooklyn. Meanwhile, NJ Democrats seem lukewarm to the idea of the Nets breaking their lease at the Izod Center.
On rookie options: Yes to Brook Lopez, Yi Jianlian and Courtney Lee. No to Sean Williams.
NBC sees Brook as a Most Improved Player candidate. ESPN mentions Courtney Lee as a candidate, and Rafer Alston as a Sixth Man candidate.
Slam’s Nets Preview.
Brook Lopez controls his temper.
Vince Carter is happy in his home base.