Report: Nets Want Two First-Round Picks For Dorian Finney-Smith

Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets, NBA Trade Rumors
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According to NBA insider Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the Brooklyn Nets want the equivalent of two first-round picks for Dorian Finney-Smith.

Multiple teams around the NBA are interested in acquiring Finney-Smith, sources told NBA Analysis Network.

“Finney-smith is a great player on an affordable contract,” Scotto said on the HoopsHype podcast with Bobby Marks of ESPN. “He’s a guy who could fit literally on every team, but on a championship contender or high-caliber playoff team, he’d be great. They would want the equivalent of two first-round picks for him, I’m told.”

The Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers are interested in trading for Finney-Smith, sources told NBA Analysis Network. Finney-Smith is making $13.4 million this season. The small forward will make $14.4 million in 2024-25.

NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets Updates

A Florida product, Finney-Smith is averaging 9.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocks this season while shooting 43.1% from the field, 40.9% from beyond the arc and 80.0% from the free-throw line. He is 34th in the NBA in 3-point field goal percentage.

The Nets acquired Finney-Smith from the Mavericks last season in the blockbuster Kyrie Irving trade. Finney-Smith is one of the top two-way players in the NBA.

NBA NEWS & TRADE RUMORS: Dorian Finney-Smith, Brooklyn Nets Updates

Brooklyn is only 16-22 on the season, so the team could be sellers at the NBA trade deadline, which is in February. Finney-Smith has career averages of 8.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocks with the Mavericks and Nets.

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