Ian Thomsen doesn't put too much stock in the Nets' plan -- staying competitive while cutting expenses. In his early early look at 2008-09, the Sports Illustrated writer predicts the Nets will finish dead last in the East, just behind the Bobcats and Heat. He doesn't explain his reasoning and admits it's much too early. He also thinks the Knicks could be a surprise in the East.
- An early look at what may be in store in 2008-09 - Ian Thomsen - Sports Illustrated