Nets' Decision Gets Delayed

Rod Thorn says nothing has been decided yet and his draft guru, Gregg Polinsky, says both Derrick Favors and DeMarcus Cousins should both have great NBA careers.  Still, most of the reporters covering Monday's workout think Favors still has an edge, mainly because he is the more prototypical power forward,

No one wants to go out on a limb though and say who the Nets will take, with Chad Ford tweeting, "From what I gather it's now a toss-up in NJ @ 3".  Chris Mannix tweets that  the coach likes the Kentucky center: "Johnson is believed to prefer Cousins at No. 3. AJ covets his toughness."

Cousins, in fact, has now had several good performances vs Favors, in Sacramento, Philadelphia and now New Jersey, but can he play the 4?  Bottom line on Favors appears to be how long the team will have to wait for the 18-year-old to grow into the player they need at power forward.?  Or is the choice even more complicated?

Questions about the two big men has them seriously considering Wes Johnson as well, Adrian Wojnarowski reports Tuesday.  He writes team executives "are holding serious discussions about drafting the small forward and taking their chances with trying to sign a power forward in free agency." And if you want to add another name, Harvey Araton of the Times says they're monitoring the Timberwolves' love for Ricky Rubio, too. 

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