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#1 Posted on 9.8.05 1931.27
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Bottom line is NJ was scared away by Shareef's bad wheel. That kinda sucks, IMO, b/c a starting lineup of Kidd, Carter, Jefferson, Shareef and Krstic would've made noise in the East.

http://www.nba.com/nets/news/shareef_rescind.html

To kinda make up for it, NJ basically bought Marc Jackson from Philly (traded for $$).
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#2 Posted on 9.8.05 2237.06
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The team that signed Alonzo Mourning with his injury history won't take Shareef because of an injury that hasn't impacted him in over a dozen years? By default, they'll win the Atlantic, just because league rules state someone has to win the division. However, any chance they had of being a dangerous team (which, with 20-10 possibilities inside from Shareef they were) in the East are gone. The goal for whoever doesn't win the Central is to actually drop far enough to be the #6 seed.
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#3 Posted on 10.8.05 0312.20
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What sort of injury makes the Nets think that they'd get the same value out of Jackson? I hope he had a leg amputation that no one knew about.
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#4 Posted on 10.8.05 1704.58
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    The team that signed Alonzo Mourning with his injury history won't take Shareef because of an injury that hasn't impacted him in over a dozen years? By default, they'll win the Atlantic, just because league rules state someone has to win the division. However, any chance they had of being a dangerous team (which, with 20-10 possibilities inside from Shareef they were) in the East are gone. The goal for whoever doesn't win the Central is to actually drop far enough to be the #6 seed.


A guy who's going into his 10th year in the league and has never been on a winning team in his pro career would've made them dangerous? Truthfully, they most likely would've won the Atlantic with him and are probably still the only Atlantic team that you can safely say will make the playoffs next year (along with safely saying the Raptors will finish last in the Atlantic), even without Reef. This is conditional though on Kidd's knees holding up and/or Vince turning back into a chick again.
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#5 Posted on 12.8.05 2052.40
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UPDATE:

Shareef is going to Sacto.

If he has a breakout year, shame shame SHAME on Jersey.
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#6 Posted on 12.8.05 2208.12
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That ought to get him into the playoffs, finally.
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#7 Posted on 12.8.05 2343.57
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YAY SHAREEF

BOO MAURICE AND DARIUS ARE SURELY GONE

So let's see...Bibby and Peja, and....any other starters left from last season? Oh, right, Brad Miller. He's not injured yet, is he?
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