Indiana Pacers Receive: G/F Joe Harris, 2029 First-Round Pick (BKN)
Brooklyn Nets Receive: C Myles Turner
In fact, the Nets were not supposed to be here. They were supposed to be a super team.
It’s hard to imagine now, but it wasn’t long ago that James Harden was on this team. The Nets sent the Houston Rockets a historic amount of draft capital to land him. He lasted in Brooklyn for a season and a half before demanding a trade.
Still, the Nets landed Ben Simmons in return for him. That was supposed to look better too. With all of that in mind, the Nets’ 8-10 record is uninspiring.
Perhaps this is a story of ego outweighing talent.
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On the other hand, perhaps it’s simply a matter of bad luck. Either way, the Nets will have to make some difficult decisions soon.
Is acquiring Turner the right one?