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Nets acquire Kings' Marcus Thornton

Updated: February 20, 2014, 7:26 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk and Marc Stein | ESPN.com

The Brooklyn Nets have traded Jason Terry and Reggie Evans to the Sacramento Kings for Marcus Thornton.

The Nets announced the deal in a statement released Wednesday afternoon.

"Marcus is a proven scorer in this league," Nets general manager Billy King said in the statement. "He is a young talent who will help us in the backcourt."

Thornton took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to thank the Kings and look ahead to the Nets.

Thxs to the Sacramento organization ...

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