It starts on the defensive end. The Nets have not been getting it done defensively and 6-5 Phoenix is the second most potent offense in the league despite the absence of Amare Stoudemire. Jason Collins will play. Vince Carter's status is uncertain. It's a homecoming for Richard Jefferson, who had the team over his mother's house fot Thanksgiving dinner.
- There's no defense for Nets' struggles - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- To Frank, Nets' problem starts with 'D' - Ohm Youngmisuk - New York Daily News
- Bad Trip For Nets' 'D' - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Collins Set To Go, Carter Is Up In Air - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Nets' defense offensive - Al Iannazzone - The Record
- Jefferson returns to Valley as emerging star - Paul Coro - Arizona Republic
- Nets Off to Bad Start on Trip - AP