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Nets Welcome Yi...and Simmons

Yi Jianlian arrived in New Jersey Wednesday for what may have been the Nets' most interesting press conference in years, with 40 representatives of Chinese media, bi-lingual signage and a group of small children to add a personal welcome. The Nets talked about his potential, both on and off the court, but Bruce Ratner bristled at the idea that Yi was brought in for his marketing potential: "It's all about basketball".