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Mannix: Rift Between Players, Management Hurt Nets

In profiling Richard Jefferson, SI's Chris Mannix lays out what he says was the Nets' biggest problem: "a rift forming between the core of the team--namely Kidd, Jefferson and Carter--and management, specifically head coach Lawrence Frank and president Rod Thorn", with the players not wanting to be blamed for management failures. Mannix also writes of players' concern that Frank failed to develop young players.