Who's right? ESPN's Chad Ford thinks the Nets had one of the NBA's worst off-seasons. TNT's David Aldrdige thinks they were THE worst. Not so, says SI's Scott Howard-Cooper. He puts them in the middle with a "B": "They have actually made important steps forward", callling Terrence Williams, the "best perimeter defender" in the draft, and saying Courtney Lee gives them "their backcourt of the future".
- NBA offseason grades (so far) - Scott Howard-Cooper - Sports Illustrated
- Ranking the summer moves - Chad Ford - ESPN Insider
- Economy troubles folders, but young talent provides hope - David Aldridge - TNT via NBA.com