If tonight, with its blockbuster trade and three draft picks, was anything, it was opening night in Brooklyn. Tonight was about divorcing the Nets from New Jersey and its recent (ugly) past and preparing the franchise for Brooklyn, getting younger, saving cap space, waiting for Lebron. No night since Draft Night 2001 posed as many risks as Draft Night 2008. But as that night proved, there can be rewards for risks.
- Jefferson-for-Yi deal all about LeBron and Nets - John Hollinger - ESPN
- Random Notes from a Night to Remember - Net Income - NetsDaily Blog
- Nets Steal Knicks' Thunder on Draft Day - John Hollinger - New York Sun
- Nets begin clearing room for LeBron chase - Adrian Wojnarowski - Yahoo! Sports
- Eyes on Brooklyn - Peter Vecsey - New York Post
- Knicks get their guy, but Nets eye is on prize - Ken Berger - New York Newsday