Brooklyn Nets are no strangers to the trade deadline or blockbuster trades. However, this is a new era in Brooklyn with Sean Marks in charge of player movement.
Bereft of All-Stars to trade this season Marks approaches the deadline looking to retain talent and gain draft picks unlike the past regime. Still, the Nets do have a blossoming player teams will undoubtedly be giving a hard look.
The Brooklyn Nets are tired of being the butt of the NBA’s jokes. The Nets were like the punchline the crowd would predict before the comic gets to the climax of his/her bit. “They don’t have draft picks after giving up their future for players past their prime”. “Seeing the Nets’ draft picks in the hands of another front office is like seeing your ex-wife’s newfound boyfriend fathering your children”. Admittedly dark, but it gets the point across. It’s getting old, we get it, the Nets front office gets it. Nets’ general manager Sean Marks certainly understands the dire situation he signed up for.