FanPost

Thinking About the Off-Season and Moves to Make

I'll admit I've given up on this season, so naturally I'm thinking about next.

I already wrote a post about a coaching change, but this is going to focus on personnel.

First off, I don't think we are getting a pick this year. If we do, that changes things some, but I'm doing this under the impression we do not get a top 3 pick.

1. Draft night

Make a move then to show Deron we are improving the team all the time and soon as we can.

Morrow, Farmar, Petro, Brooks (Houston #1 if needed) for Paul Pierce.

I think this works financially if Farmar picks up his player option, or if we can trade him that night. Pierce would be our starting SG and we'd have one of the best perimeter rotations with him, Deron and G.Wallace. He also might be able to lure KG into the fold. Boston may do this as they continue their rebuild. They need players and perhaps they regret trading Brooks our way.

2. Free Agency

Re-sign everyone. Deron, G.Wallace (if he opts out), G.Green, Hump, Shelden and Lopez. The days of hoarding cap space are over. Let's load up on players and contracts (hopefully reasonable ones) D.Will gets a 5 year max, Wallace hopefully a sensible deal (ideally he opts in), Humphries something like 4/30, Lopez something like 4/50.

With the MLE we target KG

With the LLE we get more depth

Bring Kidd back as he said he wanted to back-up Deron, wherever that may be

For wing depth look at familiar faces like Bogans or Stevenson

3. Buy out Bogdanovic's contract

And get him over here if possible. If not look for another gem in the D.League

2012-2013 Brooklyn Nets

Deron Williams / Jason Kidd / Jerry Smith

Paul Pierce / LLE / Stevenson or Bogans

Gerald Wallace / Gerald Green / Bojan Bogdanovic

Kevin Garnett / Kris Humphries / Jordan Williams

Brook Lopez / Shelden Williams / Miami #2

The #2 may not make the team and if Jeff Foote is around maybe look at him, or simply keep the roster spot open.

I think the team above would be an instant contender in the East. We'd have no cap flexibility, but if we hand out smart contracts we will keep our options open.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join NetsDaily

You must be a member of NetsDaily to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at NetsDaily. You should read them.

Join NetsDaily

You must be a member of NetsDaily to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at NetsDaily. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker