Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops

Go Back   Message Board Basketball Forum - InsideHoops > NBA Team Forums > Brooklyn Nets Forum

Brooklyn Nets Forum Brooklyn Nets message board - Brooklyn Nets forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-17-2009, 12:12 PM   #1
Nets fan 93
Brooklyn Nets >
 
Nets fan 93's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NewJersey Beast:Plumlee!!
Posts: 9,954
Nets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops posterNets fan 93 is considered a brilliant InsideHoops poster
Default Nets Looking to Move Yi, Cut Assistants’ Salaries?

Quote:
Mitch Lawrence of the Daily News reports Sunday that in spite of arranging to have Yi Jianlian spend most of the summer in New Jersey, the Nets are trying to move him this off-season. Lawrence says the Nets were privately critical of his shoot-first mentality. Meanwhile, cost cutting reportedly continues with the team talking about slashing assistants’ salaries by 50%, from a grand total of $1 million to $500,000.
http://www.netsdaily.com/?p=7964

Nets fan 93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2009, 03:45 PM   #2
gigantes
A piece of fluff
 
gigantes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 10,514
gigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginablegigantes is the Michael Jordan of posters with the best reputation imaginable
Default Re: Nets Looking to Move Yi, Cut Assistants’ Salaries?

very strange article. seems to contradict everything that's come out of the organisation until now.

i don't see the sense in it, either- yi's value is undoubtedly low right now and this will be his first offseason for the nets and therefore his biggest opportunity to adapt to what the nets want from him. and they are very thin at his position.

i'm not saying i want yi, personally. i regret the trade and wish we could have gotten something a lot better for RJ. but this article is making it sound like vandy has suddenly turned into jekyll and hyde... loving yi in workouts enough to trade for him, then suddenly wanting him gone after a disappointing second audition.
gigantes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2009, 11:19 PM   #3
wang4three
NJ Net Fan For Life.
 
wang4three's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 12,443
wang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation herewang4three has an incredible reputation here
Default Re: Nets Looking to Move Yi, Cut Assistants’ Salaries?

I'm sure they're just guaging his trade value; I doubt they actually move him without him being a throw-in a greater trade, like moving Carter.

Yi's value has to be pretty low right now and getting value back for him will be hard. Their best bet is to try to convince him to train in the US this summer and with team trainers/teammates/coaching staff so he can build some sort of relationship and understanding of how things are. I'm sure it was difficult last year with the Olympics and it being amplified as it was held in China. It should be tame this year hopefully.
wang4three is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2009, 09:06 AM   #4
JerzeyBlaze
BBall gets u cut
 
JerzeyBlaze's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 429
JerzeyBlaze is considered somewhat coolJerzeyBlaze is considered somewhat cool
Default Re: Nets Looking to Move Yi, Cut Assistants’ Salaries?

Doesn't make any sense. Y would u trade for RJ and then get rid of the guy?
JerzeyBlaze is offline   Reply With Quote
This NBA Basketball News Website Sponsored by:
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:54 AM.




NBA Basketball Forum Key Links:
InsideHoops Home
NBA Rumors
Basketball Blog
NBA Daily Recaps
NBA Videos
Fantasy Basketball
NBA Mock Draft
NBA Free Agents
All-Star Weekend
---
High School Basketball
Streetball
---
InsideHoops Twitter
Search Our Site















Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Terms of Use/Service | Privacy Policy