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  1. Refs finally let 'Sheed play

    Joe Lago

    Rasheed Wallace got to score because the refs finally gave him a chance to stay on the floor.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2004
  2. Scott blames officiating for Nets' fewer free throws

    Joe Lago

    Byron Scott blamed the Spurs' free-throw advantage on the lop-sided calls by the referees.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2003
  3. Mutombo makes his case for more playing time

    Joe Lago

    Having seen what Dikembe Mutombo can do, Byron Scott would be wise to play him more.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2003
  4. These benches won't be playing second fiddle

    Joe Lago

    The Nets and Spurs will make calls for backup, with Manu Ginobili likely saving the day.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2003
  5. Nets experienced at playing waiting game

    Joe Lago

    With 10 days between the East finals and NBA Finals, the Nets are enjoying some lengthy R&R.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2003
  6. Nets have no answer for Shaq after two losses

    Joe Lago

    Shaquille O'Neal again overwhelmed the Nets with 40 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists as the Los Angeles Lakers took command of the NBA Finals with a front-running 106-83 victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 07, 2002
  7. Stern certain Yao's future lies in NBA

    Joe Lago

    Stern's jovial mood during an impromptu press conference before Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Friday indicates the confidence Stern has that Chinese center Yao Ming will play in the league.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2002
  8. Late-arriving Nets can't escape early hole

    Joe Lago

    Shaquille O'Neal powered his way to 36 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as he lifted the Lakers to a 99-94 victory and delivered another very rude introduction to the upstarts from the Eastern Conference.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 05, 2002
  9. Nets earn first trip to NBA Finals

    Joe Lago

    For the first time in NBA history, the road to the Larry O'Brien Trophy will require a stop at Exit 16W off the Jersey Turnpike.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 31, 2002