With the Vince Carter trade, the Nets seemingly improved and put themselves back into the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Lately, however, they haven't played like they belong anywhere near the playoffs. Their division may be weak, but they are still not making any progress in the standings, and urgency is starting to set in.
- Time running out on Nets - Al Iannazzone - YES Network
- Even with addition of Vince Carter, Nets are clearly not a finished product - Steve Popper - MSG Network