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Nets Welcome Yi...and Simmons

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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".