Brooklyn Nets: Breaking down the Nuggets deal — who won?
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By Chris Milholen

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The Brooklyn Nets made major moves late Thursday. Brooklyn traded Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks and made a huge trade with the Denver Nuggets moments later. Let’s break down the Nets-Nuggets trade.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Brooklyn Nets not only traded Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks but made a huge trade with the Denver Nuggets.

The Nets needed to trade Lin and his salary in order to make the Nuggets deal happen. Well, Sean Marks did just that. Now, lets break down the trade.

The Nets get forwards Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur, Denver’s 2019 first-round pick (top-12 protected) and a future second-rounder in exchange for guard Isaiah...

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