Heh, I bet the Nets are wishing they would have tried a little bit harder to get the Bobcats to take 'Zo in the expansion draft.
I'm pulling for 'Zo, though-- by all accounts he's a true class act. I'd like to see him have a successful year. On the other hand the Nets are in the Eastern Conference, so there's more than a little bit of me that hopes it blows up right in their faces.
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Originally posted by NBA.com daily newsletter Mourning's Agent Puzzled By Return Rumors In the NEWARK STAR-LEDGER, Brad Parks writes that "if Alonzo Mourning really is planning to play in the NBA next season, his agent -- a guy you think would be in the loop on such a decision -- doesn't know a thing about it." The "Nets' seven-time All-Star center" reportedly is "gearing up for a comeback." But his agent "said Mourning had told him no such thing." The "real question seems to be what team Mourning would play for if he did come back, because it doesn't look like the Nets want him."
He goes on to say that Mourning isnt even in the country right now. You can find the entire article HERE.
Frederic Weis was this big stiff white guy (7'2", about 250 lbs) out of France who never played a second for the Knicks as he had got hurt overseas. If you remember, Weis was the one that Vince Carter dunked over in the 2000 Olympics.