He could have tanked the season, using trades of his best players to rebuild towards Brooklyn. He could have gotten younger legs and future picks. But instead, Rod Thorn decided to give Jason Kidd and Vince Carter one more chance. So far, they have rewarded his confidence and if they win tonight, the Nets president thinks they can accomplish "something pretty special here". One reason: Shaq has gone fishin' and won't be around to ruin another Nets postseason.
- Thorn follows a win-now policy - Ian O'Connor - The Record