The recent history of the Brooklyn Nets has been a wild ride. They’ve been at the forefront of NBA trade rumors for years, but they appear to be legitimate contenders.
James Harden requested a trade. That’s a good starting point – depending on which trade request you’re referring to.
Harden forced his way from Brooklyn to Philadelphia almost as quickly as he forced his way from Houston to Brooklyn.
From there, chaos ensued. Kevin Durant requested a trade. Even after he rescinded his request, it felt like the Nets were a ticking time bomb. As it turns out, the rest of the league may feel the explosion.
After all, the Nets are 27-15. This is one of the best teams in the NBA, but they could use a little frontcourt depth.
Here’s a deal with them adding some by acquiring Jakob Poeltl of the San Antonio Spurs.