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Reality of Nets' Youth Movement Sinks In

With a stroke of a pen Wednesday, Zoran Planinic's Nets career will end, opening up a roster spot for the Nets' 2005 draft choice, the 7'-2" Mile Ilic. A year ago, team brass relied on journeymen to fill the bench--and were disappointed. Now, they will go young, very young...with four rookies, a second year man...and Cliff Robinson, who will soon turn 40. It worked in 2001-02. Can it work this year?