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The Easter Bunny
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Ken Berger ?@KBergCBS
Framework of deal sending Joe Johnson from Atlanta to Brooklyn has been agreed to, two people familiar with details tell @CBSSports .


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izzy3010
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Couldn't they still make the trade around a package of Brooks and a resigned Lopez and Green?



Won't have the cap space, unless Dwight plans on signing for like 1 mil a year






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teke184
LSU Fan
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Member since Jan 2007
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My immediate thoughts-

1. Prokorov and Billy King are collecting some horrible goddamn contracts.

2. I don't think they learned anything from the MeloDrama, as they've now swept out almost all their supporting cast save Marshon Brooks.

A lineup of Deron - JJ - Wallace - Humphries? - Lopez is pretty good with Brooks coming off the bench as 6th man, but they'll have Tyshon Taylor and scrubs past that.


3. Atlanta found a sucker to take that godawful contract off their hands.

They better hope John Jenkins can bring a fraction of Johnson's production along with being a fraction of the price.


Now if only they could find an idiot to take Marvin Williams' deal, they could start a rebuild centered around Horford.



4. Dwight's fricked.

The Nets have NO cap space to spend on him and Orlando's not going to take any of those horrible goddamn contracts back for him.






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ATLTiger
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Member since Sep 2003
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re: Nets agree to deal for Joe Johnson


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Couldn't they still make the trade around a package of Brooks and a resigned Lopez and Green?



I actually think they could, but the biggest piece is Orlando (or a third team) wanting Lopez and at a pretty significant new salary.






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izzy3010
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2009
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I actually think they could, but the biggest piece is Orlando (or a third team) wanting Lopez and at a pretty significant new salary.



It's simple math. If Deron is there and JJ and Wallace, that is $50 million right there. Doesn't matter if they had five guys on the roster, it wouldn't happen






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ATLTiger
#TreyBiletnikoffs
Member since Sep 2003
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AJC.com reporting terms agreed to - depending on Deron's decision

c'mon Deron, C"MON!






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The Easter Bunny
Georgia Tech Fan
Minneapolis, MN
Member since Jan 2005
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re: Nets agree to deal for Joe Johnson


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Ken Berger ?@KBergCBS
Deal contingent on Deron Williams committing to sign with Nets, one of the sources says.

Adrian Wojnarowski ?@WojYahooNBA
League source tells Y! that Joe Johnson deal now likely "happens with or without Deron." Nets officials are meeting with Williams right now.


one of them better be lying, and it better be Ken.






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izzy3010
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2009
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one of them better be lying, and it better be Ken.



NBA and Yahoo saying JJ to Nets with or without Deron resigning

ESPN and AJC apparently saying they are waiting approval from Deron







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The Easter Bunny
Georgia Tech Fan
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well, I know to never trust the AJC, so seems like a good sign





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eyeran
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2007
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Wouldn't surprise me if Deron said no to Brooklyn.

I don't see how the Nets without Howard is any more enticing than him going home to play for Dallas






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The Easter Bunny
Georgia Tech Fan
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Chad Ford ?@chadfordinsider
DeShawn Stevenson sign-and-trade as part of Nets-Hawks Joe Johnson swap is 3 years, $6.9 M. Only 1st year ($2.3M) guaranteed.






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hiltacular
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ATLTiger
#TreyBiletnikoffs
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It's simple math. If Deron is there and JJ and Wallace, that is $50 million right there.


Deron's deal would start at 17, Joe's around 19, and though we know the total compensation for Wallace is $40 mil/ 4 yrs, we don't know the breakdown on annual basis. they could get creative there.

at any rate, I think they still have Bird rights for Kris Humphries, along with Lopez, so they can put those guys in a package for Dwight (along with Brooks and future 1sts).

again, I think this s doable, not sure. I know there were certain guys they didn't wanna put in the Atlanta trade presumably to do other deals.






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The Easter Bunny
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re: Nets agree to deal for Joe Johnson


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Ken Berger ?@KBergCBS
A person involved in talks debunks notion that Joe Johnson trade is tied to Deron Williams/Brooklyn. "No contingencies," the person says


fricking right, Ken Berger. Come on, Nets, get this done






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ATLTiger
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DeShawn Stevenson sign-and-trade as part of Nets-Hawks Joe Johnson swap is 3 years, $6.9 M. Only 1st year ($2.3M) guaranteed.


booo, I wanted the 1st year to be partially guaranteed. he's a veteran.






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izzy3010
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2009
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re: Nets agree to deal for Joe Johnson


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at any rate, I think they still have Bird rights for Kris Humphries, along with Lopez, so they can put those guys in a package for Dwight (along with Brooks and future 1sts).



Yeah but Nets sources "aka" their FO people say they have moved on from Dwight, so unless Orlando comes calling beginning, it won't happen






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VerlanderBEAST
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Member since Dec 2011
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Why would you take yourself out of the running just to get Joe Johnson? Dwight has said he's either getting traded there or signing there next summer. What is Billy King doing???


Maybe he doesn't want Dwight



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The Easter Bunny
Georgia Tech Fan
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Member since Jan 2005
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yeah, I didn't get all I wanted, but since 95% of what I wanted was Joe gone I'm still pretty happy





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WDE24
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Magic need to make this a three teamer, give up Turk and DH and get back Lopez, Johnson and a pick or two.





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saintsfan22
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since May 2006
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Mayb h doesn't ant Dwight

Well if wants Joe Johnson over Dwight Howard then he's a moron, not that we didn't already know that.






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