Kiki Vandeweghe has always believed in Yi Jianlian. Even before trading for him, the Nets' new coach compared Yi to Dirk Nowitzki. But adding Del Harris is an even more telling sign the Nets still want to believe in Yi. As Team China's coach in 2004, Harris bucked China's basketball hierarchy by inserting 16-year-old Yi in the Olympic starting line-up. Now, he gets another chance to further Yi's development...and confidence.
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