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The sneaky-smart logic behind Nets’ offseason roster moves

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by July 11, 2017 Sport News

 

LAS VEGAS — Nets general manager Sean Marks would likely do well in this city’s casinos. Sunday morning’s quick pivot from Otto Porter Jr. to DeMarre Carroll showed his poker face, and he may still have a few cards up his sleeve.

Marks shipped Justin Hamilton to Toronto and got back first- and second-round picks and Carroll, absorbing the two years and $30 million on his deal. With $17 million in cap room left and the $4.328 million room exception, conventional wisdom was that the Nets were out of the running for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope or other pricy free agents that would chew up the lion’s share of their cap space. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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