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R-E-S-P-E-C-T III: Streak Stops, but the Respect Doesn't

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The Nets no longer have the game's longest winning streak after Saturday's loss to the Cavs, but they still have the respect of a lot of sports writers on Sunday. In columns around the country, writers (with one exception) extoll the Nets on-court weaponry and playoff possibilities. Mike Lupica gives a special shout-out to the job done by team's off-court guru, Rod Thorn, "one of the great general managing jobs in the history of sports."