Bruce Ratner says that he wanted to keep Kenyon Martin this summer, but that he let investors from Goldman Sachs, who later pulled out of the sale, keep him from making Martin an offer. He also says that he wants to keep Jason Kidd, and that he is willing to spend money to remain competitive and to fill the seats at the Meadowlands.
- Nets' Owner Staying a Stormy Course - Liz Robbins - New York Times
- Ratner Regrets K-Mart Deal, Looks to Win Back Fans - BasketballBoards.net
- Nets keeping Kidd on hook - Barbara Barker - New York Newsday