If the two defeats at the hands of the Celtics proved anything, it's that the Nets can't compete with the NBA's elite. So do they try to make a big deal, one similar to the trades that brought back Devin Harris and Yi Jianlian? And that can only mean one thing: sending Vince Carter elsewhere. Nets love his leadership but dealing him might move the rebuilding process forward. Nothing is imminent, Nets brass say.
- With trade deadline a month away, reeling Nets wonder if they need a deal - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Cavs' dilemma: Deal or no deal? - Chris Mannix - Sports Illustrated
- Benching sent message to Nets stars - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- How Do Vince Carter and Devin Harris Respond? - Matt McQueeny - Nothin' but Nets