Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 11/30/12
  After spending 225 million dollars resigning starters Deron Williams, Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries and Brook Lopez and trading for Joe Johnson and his almost 90 million dollar contract, the Brooklyn Nets had a busy off-season, spending over 300 million dollars on their starting lineup. Well there was little doubt that they had an excellent starting lineup and were a surefire playoff team, but what about their bench? Well, with basically nothing to work with except minimum salary contracts, the Nets have actually built a great bench and have created one of the best rosters in the NBA. How did they do it? Luck? Nope, it was intelligence. They were somehow able to grab CJ Watson for less than a million dollars a year, who is one of the better backup point guards in the NBA and instant offense off the bench. They added ultimate role player, Keith Bogans, who defends, is efficient and hits open shots for 850,000. They added walking corpse, Jerry Stackhouse for the same price, who has...
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