New Jersey Nets: The Nets knew they were getting Edie Griffin. They just didn't know who Eddie Griffin was. "When I first came out, I didn't know who he was," head coach Byron Scott said in the New York Times. "I got a little closer and said, 'That's Eddie.' He just looked so young. I forgot he's only 21 years old . . . We need to make sure this kid is taken care of on and off the court. The guys were tremendously helpful talking to him and letting him know where to be. He's going to feel a connection because this team is behind him and we're going to take him under our wing. Basketball is the least of our worries with Eddie."
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