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New Jersey's Thorn-y situation

Updated: December 21, 2003, 10:53 AM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

He is The Man Who Drafted Michael Jordan.

He is The Man Who Brought Jason Kidd To Jersey.

He is the general manager who managed to keep Kidd in New Jersey, which should have been even better than drafting Jordan, because Rod Thorn didn't get to keep his job in Chicago too long after MJ arrived.

Only now it can safely be suggested that Thorn's new gig doesn't look any better.

When he was dumped by the Bulls in 1985, ousted after Jerry Reinsdorf bought the franchise and installed ...

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