With no progress in sign-and-trade talks between the Nets and Blazers, and the Nets wanting a commitment from Shareef Abdur-Rahim, his agent says that the mid-level exception would be accepted "as a last resort."
- Clock running down on Nets' Shareef chase - Ohm Youngmisuk - New York Daily News
- Shareef on the clock - Al Iannazzone - Bergen Record
- Why can't Jasikevicus or Wallace get a deal? - Chad Ford - ESPN Insider