The starting center is 21. So's the power forward. The point guard is 26, the shooting guard 23, the small forward 28 and the two guys who are likely to fight for the sixth man job are 22. That's not to say there won't be time for vets, but Kiki Vandeweghe made it clear in an interview with John Schuhmann that youth, player development and cap flexibility are the Nets' priorities...even if it costs games this year.
- Nets' Vandeweghe says future starts with team's youngsters - John Schuhmann - NBA.com
- Vandeweghe in Vegas: A Brief Q&A - Ben Couch - New Jersey Nets