The Brooklyn Nets entered the 2021-22 NBA season with lofty ambitions. With a trio of James Harden, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Durant, they were the prohibitive title favorites entering the year.
If you somehow missed it, they didn’t come close to meeting that goal.
With a group of A-List NBAers, that was a disappointment. Meanwhile, the Chicago Bulls were their B-List counterparts. They roughly met their significantly lower expectations.
After all, a trio of Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic packs plenty of offensive firepower, but it clearly pales in comparison to the Nets’ group. Having said that, both teams found themselves eliminated in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
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That result has the Nets on the verge of collapse. Meanwhile, the Bulls are expected to plug along.
Here’s a trade that could benefit both sides ahead of the 2022-23 season.