The media and fans came in with lowered expectations. Vince Carter came in with no expectations at all. Lawrence Frank just wants to see improvement. Whatever the case may be, standing at 6-6 after 12 games is generally looked at as a positive for the Nets, especially when you look at the quality of some of their wins and realize how much they could still improve. The Sez uses the occasion to break his silence as well as send a message to those who will be at the IZOD Center on Dec. 19.