A Culture of Winning Will Help the Nets Going Forward

May 16, 2014

With the disappointment of Wednesday night’s 96-94 season-ending loss to the Miami Heat still churning in his gut, Brooklyn Nets G.M. Billy King wasn’t going to let his emotions distract or deter from the task at hand:

How does he continue to shape this team so it goes deeper into the playoffs than the Eastern Conference semifinals.

On the flight back from Miami, King spoke with a couple of players to gauge their state of mind.

There are a number of players – Alan Anderson, Andray Blatche, Jason Collins, Kevin Garnett, Andrei Kirilenko, Shaun Livingston and Paul Pierce - that have decisions to make regarding their basketball futures.

And the health of two key players - center Brook Lopez and point guard Deron Williams – also will have an impact on the 2014-2015 version of the Nets. read more

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