Amar'e Stoudemire isn't scared off by the Nets' record, but Chris Bosh, Joe Johnson and Carlos Boozer have said, to varying degrees, it would be big factor in their decisions. Still, Kiki Vandeweghe thinks it's mostly a non-issue for free agents, citing his experience with Denver. None of "the best free agents" asked about the previous season's 17 wins, he noted. Of course, none of them signed with Denver either.
- Kiki Vandeweghe: Lousy record won't scare away free agents - Colin Stephenson - Star-Ledger