The Nets have a talented young core and should have the richest owner in the league by summer. But when it comes to attracting high-profile free agents, their ridiculously bad record could very well be a deterrent. When asked Wednesday if a team's record this season will play a part in his decision-making this summer, the Hawks' Joe Johnson said, "It matters. A lot comes into play. Nobody wants to go to a tough team. But you've got to keep everybody in consideration."
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