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Brooklyn casts a wary eye on the Nets

Dirt is moving at Flatbush and Atlantic, and neighbors wonder: Can this be our team?

Updated: April 5, 2010, 12:48 AM ET
By Chris Smith | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

You have a nephew who has been a screwup his entire life. The guy has some talents and redeeming qualities -- a sense of humor, a willingness to keep trying -- and the problems aren't all his fault: Irresponsible parents and sheer bad luck deserve large shares of the blame. But for years the kid has blown every chance he's been handed, often spectacularly and sometimes dangerously, necessitating the repeated intervention of police officers and doctors. Because he isn't your kid and because he ...

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