Brooklyn Nets Acquire D’Angelo Russell For Brook Lopez

The NBA was rocked by a giant WojBomb on Tuesday night, the Nets and star center Brook Lopez were right at the epicenter along with young Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell:

This move is typical of Sean Marks’ plan for the Nets, as he acquired D’Angelo Russell just two years after he went #2 overall in return for taking on some future salary. The Lakers managed to grab another first-round pick in a deep draft, in addition to clearing out space for future free agents (particularly Paul George).