Posted February 19, 2014 on AP on Fox
The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to acquire guard Marcus Thornton from the Sacramento Kings for Jason Terry and Reggie Evans, a person with knowledge of the details said Wednesday. The deal, first reported by Yahoo! Sports, would remove two little-used veterans from the Nets' aging roster. It was confirmed to The Associated Press under condition of anonymity because it was still awaiting NBA approval. Terry came from Boston along with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce but has appeared in just 35 games after a knee injury, averaging 4.5 points on 36 percent shooting. Evans was a favorite of fans but not coach Jason Kidd, who used him in just 30 of their 51 games. Thornton led the Kings with 18.7 points per game in 2011-12, but has fallen out of favor under defensive-minded coach Michael Malone, even getting benched at one point to make way for rookie Ben McLemore. Thornton is averaging 8.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and one assist in 24 minutes per game this season. He has started 26 of 46 gam...
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