Originally posted on Brooklyn Balling  |  Last updated 5/23/13
Bogdanovic, a Croatian sharpshooter, was drafted by the Heat and traded to the Timberwolves in the 2011 Draft before ending up with the Nets Clearly, this past season didn't end exactly as the Nets and GM Billy King had hoped, with a disappointing Round 1 loss to the banged-up Chicago Bulls. We saw it all from Brooklyn in that series: offensive inconsistency,  defensive shortcomings, mental lapses, blown leads, and the list can go on and on. But what we didn't see was a very deep bench, as long-gone P.J. Carlesimo shrunk his rotation to astronomically-small proportions at times, sticking with ineffective starters as opposed to fresh reserves. However, one could make the argument that such an action was reasonable, as some of the Nets' bench-players just didn't step up in the playoffs. Whomever is coaching the Nets next season shouldn't have that sort of problem, as one of the team's Euro-stash players, Croatian forward Bojan Bogdanovic, is expected to make the jump next
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