Alex Raskin looks ahead to the trading deadline and sees the Nets most likely to offer up Bojan Bogdanovic in trade talks.
"I would say 20 out of 30 teams have interest in him," a league source told Raskin. Bogdanovic possesses a complete offensive game. Indeed while Bogdanovic has been in a bit of a slump, he's generally seen as among the top players, maybe top five players, on the continent. Among "Euro-Stash," Europeans already drafted by NBA clubs and "stashed" overseas, he's generally ranked second -- to Bulls' pick Nikola Mirotic, .
Raskin notes that the Nets and Bogdanovic couldn't make a deal work last summer when he had a $2 million buyout. According to most reports, the Nets offered him the full mini-MLE, about $3.2 million, but some have suggested the team was only willing to pay him $2.5 million to $2.7 million. The difference over three years is around $2 million.
This summer, he will be a free agent and doesn't have to worry about a buyout. But that doesn't mean he ...