Here is a portion of the story from Friday's paper:
"I think there are steps along the way, unless you're unbelievably fortunate in the draft and get a once-a-decade player like LeBron James, Tim Duncan, David Robinson or Derrick Rose," Thorn said. "You try to improve constantly. It's very difficult to go from A to D (quickly)."
On the probable lockout: "We have to go about our business the way we normally would, no matter what happens. When the time comes (July 1) - if the time comes - sort it out as everybody else does."