Rod Thorn sat next to Bruce Ratner courtside Friday. The unpopular owner hadn't forced the popular president into any salary dumps so maybe it was a show of gratitude, an attempt to transfer good vibes in front of a good crowd. If so, it backfired. The Nets looked awful, fans booed everybody and the coach threw himself under the team bus. Such is rebuilding. Next up, finding a way out of the morass.
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