Here are the Brooklyn Nets' objectives heading into free agency, which starts Wednesday at midnight: Re-sign Brook Lopez and Thaddeus YoungThis was GM Billy King’s No.
Lopez, Young expected to stay with Nets
Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young are widely expected to reach verbal agreements on new deals with the Nets early in free agency, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Mike Mazzeo. Story
Rival teams interested in free agents Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young are increasingly convinced they have no shot at luring either one away from the incumbent Nets, according to league sources.
Brooklyn Nets swingman Alan Anderson will opt out of the final year of his contract.
Nets: G/F Alan Anderson to opt out of final year of contract and become a free agent - source; due to make $1.3M
Nets looking to move Johnson
The Nets recently engaged in trade talks with the Grizzlies centered around Joe Johnson, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. While the teams couldn't reach a deal, Brooklyn is encouraged it will be able to move the seven-time All-Star, who is owed $24.9M this season. Story
The Nets and Grizzlies recently discussed a potential trade to send former All-Star shooting guard Joe Johnson to Memphis, according to league sources.
Nets got what they needed on draft night
By adding Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Chris McCullough Thursday night, Brooklyn was able to secure the type of length and athleticism they needed. For that, ESPN's Mike Mazzeo gives them a thumbs-up. Draft thumbs-up or thumbs-down
Brook Lopez has told the Brooklyn Nets that he plans to opt out of his $16.7 million option for the 2015-16 season, sources have confirmed.
Nets' Lopez to test free agency
Brook Lopez has informed the Brooklyn Nets that he will forgo his $16.7M option, sources confirmed to ESPN. The Nets, though, are confident that Lopez will re-sign with the team. Lopez averaged 17.2 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.8 blocks last season. Story
Nets maximized value by dealing Plumlee
Chad Ford loves the Nets' acquisition of Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who he calls the "most underrated player in the draft." Between that deal and taking a chance on the upside of Chris McCullough, GM Billy King earns an A-minus. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)
The 2015 NBA draft is over. Who deserves high marks for their picks? After 60 selections Thursday night, Chad Ford hands out his grades for every squad.
Sources say the Nets are confident that they can keep Lopez in Brooklyn on a three-year max contract after he opts out.
The Timberwolves, Lakers and 76ers made splashes with the first three selections. How did they -- and the rest of the league -- do Thursday? Our NBA writers assess every team's draft picks.
The Portland Trail Blazers will send the rights to Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to the Nets for Mason Plumlee and the rights to Pat Connaughton.
Kevin Pelton gives the Blazers a high score for snatching Mason Plumlee from Brooklyn.