The ‘Stro Show’ Leaves New Jersey

by March 02, 2009

Stromile Swift is no longer gainfully employed by the Nets: “Following their 99-96 loss to the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday, the Nets waived big man Stromile Swift, who has suffered through a season full of anguish following the long illness and subsequent death of his mother. The move came as a surprise, because Stromile Swift practiced well Friday and Saturday — coach Lawrence Frank characterized the sessions as ‘terrific’ — and it appeared he might actually be activated sometime this week.”