Originally written March 28, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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First LeBron James said no to the New Jersey Nets, followed by Carmelo Anthony. Then Dwight Howard opted back in down in Orlando, and it appears Deron Williams can't get out of there fast enough either. So what's next for the re-branded Brooklyn Nets as they make their way to home of Biggie Smalls and owner Jay-Z next season?  How about Kevin Garnett and Ersan Ilyasova. This according to The NY Daily News: Not that the Nets haven't been thinking about backup plans to striking gold in the draft lottery. According to multiple sources, the Nets - who will have roughly $8 million to work with this summer after renouncing the rights to Kris Humphries -- are targeting power forwards Kevin Garnett (restricted) and Ersan Ilyasova (unrestricted) in free agency.Ryan Anderson (restricted) is the other top power forward available - and would certainly be a welcomed upgrade -- but the Nets want a stronger rebounder to play alongside Brook Lopez.  Garnett, 36, who is reportedly co...
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