With the Nets' final trade exception due to expire at midnight Tuesday, the team has yet to make a decision on whether to trade for Shareef Abdur-Rahim. Medical opinions differ on whether the power forward's knee would hold up over the six-year term of the contract. Meanwhile, Jason Kidd said that he understands what's going on is all business.
- Kidd: It's just business - Dave D'Allessandro - Newark Star-Ledger
- Nets wait till end on Shareef - Mitch Lawrence - New York Daily News
- Nets Eye Shareef Deadline - Lenn Robbins - New York Post
- Clock running out on Nets - Art Stapleton - Bergen Record