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Brooklyn Nets next steps after draft

This past week has been eventful for the Brooklyn Nets. They were prevalent in the pre-draft buzz trading away Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in the draft to the Los Angeles Laker for former number two overall pick D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov. Lopez was finally traded after years of speculation and rumors of the organization looking to move him. Brook was on the last year...
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Magic Johnson takes parting shot at D’Angelo Russell’s leadership qualities

Days after sending D’Angelo Russell packing, Magic Johnson continues to show him no mercy and no chill.Addressing the media at Lonzo Ball’s introductory press conference on Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations took a parting shot at Russell and his perceived lack of leadership qualities.“D’Angelo is an excellent player,” said Johnson, per Baxter...
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Brooklyn Nets gain D’Angelo Russell in franchise’s best trade in years

It had to happen eventually. Long time fan favorite Brook Lopez was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers along with the 27th overall pick in this year’s draft for Timofey Mozgov and D’Angelo Russell on Tuesday. While it is sad to see Lopez go, the trade is great for everyone involved. The Nets get a young point guard who seems to be on his way to becoming a franchise player (and...
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Nets GM Sean Marks continues aggressive approach in landing potential star D’Angelo Russell

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks isn’t afraid to take big, risky swings to improve his asset-depleted squad and on Tuesday, the second-year exec hit a home run. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo’s The Vertical reported the Nets acquired D’Angelo Russell and the bloated contract of Timofey Mozgov in exchange for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft. To make...
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WATCH: Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell And Timofey Mozgov To Brooklyn Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers trade D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant...
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Report: Lakers offer Pacers two first-round picks and player for Paul George

It’s Magic Johnson’s show in Los Angeles and he’s telling everyone who in charge. Earlier on Tuesday, reports surfaced that the Lakers had indeed traded former No. 2 overall pick D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and a first-round pick (more on that here).Johnson and his new front office are now apparently working on another trade with...
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Grading the deal: Nets acquire D'Anglo Russell, Lakers dump salary

Atoning for one of the final mistakes of the Mitch Kupchak/Jim Buss era, the Los Angeles Lakers traded away the three years remaining on the burdensome, regrettable contract of Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in the draft. The cost, however, was D'Angelo Russell, who the Lakers picked in 2015 over Kristaps Porzingis.The future of Russell with...
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Lakers trying to package picks, player in trade for Paul George

The Los Angeles Lakers continue to try and work a deal with the Pacers for Paul George, and they now have more ammunition.Los Angeles on Tuesday agreed to trade D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in a cap-clearing deal. The Lakers will now have enough money next year to sign a player to a max free agent deal, and possibly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Lakers trading D’Angelo Russell, Timofey Mozgov to Nets for Brook Lopez, pick

The Los Angeles Lakers are making some moves ahead of Thursday’s NBA Draft.According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Lakers are trading D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in Thursday’s draft. Russell was the No. 2 overall pick by the Lakers in 2015, but he could become expendable if the team is planning on...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Report: Lakers trading Timofey Mozgov, D’Angelo Russell to Nets for Brooks Lopez, 27th pick

Lonzo Ball is absolutely going to be the No. 2 overall pick of the 2017 NBA Draft, because the Los Angeles Lakers just traded away D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov for Brooks Lopez and the No. 27 overall pick Thursday. Adrian Wojnarowski had the breaking news on this. Russell and Ball weren’t going to work out. Russell made it clear that he didn’t want the Lakers drafting...
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