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Bouncing Off the (Rookie) Wall

Yi Jianlian and Sean Williams were both picked high in last year's NBA Draft, Yi at #6, Williams at #17. Blessed with extraordinary gifts, they excited fans in Milwaukee and New Jersey until, like others before them, they hit the rookie wall. How well and how soon they recover from that collision could go a long way toward determining how well and how soon the Nets recover as well. No doubt they have the talent.