In what could be another indicator that he is basically satisfied with the Nets roster, Rod Thorn tells Dave D'Alessandro, "My feeling is if we had (Nenad) Krstic, we would have beaten him," referring to Lebron James and the Cavaliers. D'Alessandro interviewed Thorn in a preview of the NBA Finals. Thorn admitted he gave the Cavs "very little chance" of beating Detroit. Meanwhile, Lawrence Frank says you have to give Detroit credit.
- LeBron takes game, team to higher level - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger (Electronic Edition)
- Pistons ponder future after 'failure' - Larry Page - AP