Tongue planted firmly in cheek, David Waldstein of the Star-Ledger notes that the Celtics' 2-0 series lead in the NBA Finals must be attributed to the presence of four former Nets in the Boston lineup, compared to none in LA's. Sam Cassell is having nothing to do with it. "Come on, man," Cassell protested after Game 2, "The Nets ain't got nothing to do with this." That doesn't stop Waldstein.
- Celtics' bench chock-full of Nets - David Waldstein - Star-Ledger