Reports of recent trade talks with the Lakers have proven faulty--the teams haven't talked in weeks. The LA Times says a deal is 'extremely remote'. Then, the Nets got a glimpse of a world without Kidd Tuesday night. Still, John Hollinger recommends an eight-player deal with the Lakers--Jason Kidd and Jason Collins for Jordan Farmar, Brian Cook, Kwame Brown, Chris Mihm, Aaron McKie, and Shammond Williams--plus two first rounders. The Asbury Park Press' Stephen Edelson and ESPN's Jon Barry disagree.