Eastern Notes: Heat, Wright, Knicks, Wallace

November 22 2012 at 8:30am CDT By Sean Highkin

A glance around the Eastern Conference on Thanksgiving Day:

  • The South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Ira Winderman writes that the Heat do not see a need for free agent forward Kenyon Martin. Winderman says if Miami makes any move, it will be to sign or trade for a defensive-minded point guard.
  • Dorell Wright, acquired by the 76ers this summer, is not fazed by his decreased playing time, writes Tom Moore of PhillyBurbs.com.
  • Nate Taylor of the New York Times attributes the Knicks' early-season success to their defensive focus.
  • Jack Appleman of the New York Times examines the impact Gerald Wallace has on the Nets on the defensive end.
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