It's unanimous among beat writers: Jason Kidd's tongue-lashing of his teammates a week ago seems to have worked wonders...well, that and Vince Carter's return. Kidd said the team regularly "let go of the rope" and drowned during its losing streak. Now with a six-games-in-nine-days-stretch starting Saturday, the rope might get taut again. Meanwhile, the Sez goes star-gazing and finds inner peace but no quiet.
- The Captain's Words May Have Hit Home - Fred Kerber - Nets Chat
- Holding on to the rope - Al Iannazzone - In the 'Zzone
- Nets hear Kidd's message loud and clear - Julian Garcia - The Inter-Nets
- Sussman Sez: (Don't) Curb Your Enthusiasm - Gary Sussman - New Jersey Nets