Originally posted on Brooklyn Balling  |  Last updated 6/10/13
Watson had a great season with Brooklyn, but with just $1.1 million waiting for him in 2013-14 if he exercised his player option, the move to opt-out was a no-brainer It was expected to happen, but it appears that Brooklyn Nets' back-up point guard C.J. Watson will opt out of the second-year of his deal with the team and move into the offseason as a free agent, as reported by the Post's Peter Vecsey. Coming over to Brooklyn this past July after two years with the Bulls, Watson posted 12.9 points and 3.8 assists per 36 minutes in 80 games coming off the bench to replace Deron Williams and even starting a few when D-Will was injured. Only making a shade under $1 million, Watson was a cheap and effective cog in the Nets lineup who had a great regular season but faded in the postseason as he missed a few key three-pointers that could have been the difference in some of Brooklyn's losses to Chicago. But overall, a solid move by Billy King who filled in a hole on the rost...
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