Friday was Keyon Dooling's first night back, first win too. But there was another first as well. "It’s the first day in my life that I’m going to play basketball without first speaking to my father." Leroy Dooling II died in late summer and Keyon's brother had to fill in with a pre-game pep talk. Encouragement must be in the Dooling genes. There was Keyon Friday, pushing his teammates.
- Keyon Dooling adjusting to life without father as role with team changes - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger
- Dooling helps Nets 'dig deep' in first game back - Fred Kerber - New York Post