King Won't Commit to Second Star

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 03: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes to the hoop against Brook Lopez #11 and Deron Williams #8 of the New Jersey Nets at the Prudential Center on April 3, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey.The Heat defeated the Nets 108-94.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Do the Nets need another superstar, Dwight Howard for example, to compete in the East? The Heat have three of them. So do the Celtics...maybe four. The Knicks already have two and are still looking.  Not necessarily, says Billy King.

In one of the subtexts of Wednesday's meeting with the beat reporters, King said several times that there are different models for success in the NBA and a superstar duo or trio is just one of them. He said he and Deron Williams have discussed it.

"Maybe you get a player who becomes a superstar or maybe you get other players that fit and you win more games," said King. "I think it’s trying to build a team that he knows and we know we expect we’re going to win with."

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