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Najera Shows Why the Nets Signed Him: It Starts with "D"

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It's no coincidence, says Lawrence Frank, that the Nets' newfound defense began around New Year's. That's when Eduardo Najera finally joined the rotation after struggling with various injuries. No disrespect to the two kids who also have played the power forward position--Yi Jianlian and Ryan Anderson, but Frank and Vince Carter know how valuable Najera is to creating a defensive mindset and acting on it.