Atlantic Notes: Collins, 87ers, Nets

A few notes from around the Atlantic Division.

  • The Knicks showed some interest signing free agent center Jason Collins, but in the end decided to go with younger talent, like Cole Aldrich and Jeremy Tyler, tweets's Ian Begley.
  • Eliot Shorr-Parks of spoke to Brandon Williams, the new GM of the Sixers' D-League affiliate, the Delaware 87ers. Williams, who spent time in the D-League himself before earning a spot on a championship team in San Antonio, hopes to convey to young players that the league should be viewed not as a demotion, but as a place to improve their game.
  • Nets general manager Billy King declared this upcoming season to be his roster's championship window, according to's Ohm Youngmisuk.


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