The Nets drafted Brook Lopez and Ryan Anderson because they're solid big men who can shoot inside and out. That they had played well against each other in the PAC-10 helped. From the day their two families met at the Nets rookie press conference, they've also become fast friends...inseparable, teammates say. Al Iannazzone chronicles the often nutty, but never dull relationship of the "two big kids".
- Nets' rookies learning NBA ropes together - Al Iannazzone - The Record