When the Nets traded a second round pick in 2009 for Mikki Moore, it hardly got noticed. Seattle had a log jam of young seven footers and there was no place for Moore. New Jersey suddenly needed a reserve big man as insurance after Josh Boone separated his shoulder. Now, Moore is starting in the absence of Nenad Krstic and Rod Thorn is smiling, reports Chris Ekstrand of Sports Illustrated and John Hollinger of ESPN.
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