Rod Thorn has had a tough fall. His team's failings has scarred his legacy. They've made his future uncertain. But what took place before the season began, on September 13, mattered more. That was the day his father, Joe, died. Ian O'Connor talks to Thorn about what his father taught him, how it's gotten him through the toughest of seasons, and what really matters: honor and respect.
- A soldier taught Nets' Rod Thorn how to survive and advance - Ian O'Connor - The Record