As of now, Yi Jianlian is a starter in name only...and his coach isn't quite sure how long that will last. Since returning from a 16-game absence, Yi has put up 6.1 ppg and 4.4 rpg while shooting only 38.6% overall and 20% from deep. The Nets need wins, need productivity and Lawrence Frank admits it's difficult balancing the team's playoff run with the franchise's desire to develop its other seven-footer.
- Yi on the bench again as Nets comeback falls short against Boston - Michael Street - Asian-American Sports Examiner
- Nets need more from Yi - Dave D'Alessandro - Star-Ledger