Nets OK with delay
Considering their lame-duck status in New Jersey, the Nets would prefer the NBA calendar simply flip to 2012-13, when they become the Brooklyn Nets. The NBA's ultimate limbo franchise, awaiting not only a new location but a new arena, the Nets still are looking to add one more piece to their core while trying to lock up Deron Williams.
In a perfect world, the Nets don't have to bother with another game in front of sparse crowds in Newark. By contrast, the team that least benefits from an extended lockout is the Heat, with each day without basketball meaning a day without the Big Three of LeBron...