John Thomas will not be back with the Nets. The 6'-10" power forward joined the Nets two games before season's end and was then pressed into service against Shaquille O'Neal following Cliff Robinson's drug suspension. He told the Minneapolis Star-Tribune New Jersey decided not to bring him back. Thomas, who played for the University of Minnesota, is working out with the Timberwolves, hoping for an invitation there.
- Jottings - Sid Hartman - Minneapolis Star-Tribune