Pooch is back with another State of the Nets Periscope, in which he hits on all major topics. The hot one: Should the Nets tank in Orlando? Plus, we talk about D-Will Day - the final day Deron Williams is paid by the Nets... to not play.
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1:00 – 7:30
· Thoughts on Nets players opting out
· Tanking vs. making the playoffs
· Deron Williams’ payday ends today!
· Decision behind D-Will buyout
7:31 – 16:30 (Q&A portion)
· Beef with D-Will?
· When will the Nets sign a big man?
· Talking about Brooklyn’s thin frontcourt at PF (and now Center)
· Tyler Johnson; Chris Chiozza – who starts at PG?
· Pull Caris LeVert out?
· Will the Nets regret signing Kyrie?
16:31 – 25:20
· LeVert/Temple backcourt?
· Nets chances at falling out of the playoffs
· Lack of playmakers without Spencer Dinwiddie
· Little things the Nets can use (i.e. replacing DeMarre Carroll with Taurean Prince)
· Orlando will be a watered-down NBA season
· David Nwaba
· Nets needed a PF yet signed an undersized forward
25:21 – 33:43
· Importance of having a competent PF next to Jarrett Allen
· Is Jacque Vaughn a favorite for the job?
· Drama around the Nets
· This is an evaluation year
· Why Kenny Atkinson’s firing was such a surprise
33:44 – END
· The Knicks are Kenny Atkinson away from becoming last year’s Nets
· What the Nets miss by losing a guy like Theo Pinson
· Wilson Chandler coming back next season?
· The Brooklyn Way Podcast
· Caris LeVert’s responsibility in Orlando
· My future reporting for the Nets
· Ryan Anderson; Isaiah Hartenstein
· Importance in building a winning culture versus tanking
· Last effect regarding latest Kyrie/group chat drama?