It’s hard to predict what will happen with the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA offseason. The situation is, to put it mildly, volatile.
Kyrie Irving’s availability is scarce. Kevin Durant is 33. In the middle of all that, the team rosters Ben Simmons. He hasn’t played professional basketball in quite some time.
If all goes according to plan, they can still be world-beaters. Despite all the valid concerns about each of those players, their collective talent is undeniable.
Still, the concerns persist. Could the Nets alleviate them by cutting ties with Simmons?
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It’s hard to imagine they’ll receive anything resembling fair value for his services. The uncertainty surrounding his condition depreciates his value. Still, he’s an All-World defender with elite floor vision. They won’t be giving him away.
Here are two trades that send him to the Washington Wizards.