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Beware of Elbows
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Must have wanted to be a part of this Brooklyn squad because you HAVE to think he could've gotten more than $1.3M.

These contracts are so freaking weird this summer.
 

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Damn that seems like way too small a deal. Maybe this Russian dude gave him something under the table. 3.2 million seems like a lot closer to the value of a quality back-up.
 

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C.J. Watson could have played somewhere else for more money. But a personal sales pitch from Deron Williams and Nets coach Avery Johnson, plus the opportunity to be a part of the Nets’ first season in Brooklyn, was enough to convince the point guard to reach an agreement to sign with the Nets Saturday night.

“In the end, Deron had called C.J., Avery had called him, and C.J. liked the opportunity to backup Deron and potentially play alongside him some,” said Jared Karnes, Watson’s agent. “He felt like there was a big hole he can fill.”

http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/netsblog/nets_sign_watson_yrFNYL3rszWrIeAuBl55TL
 

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Say what you want about Billy King trading for JJ and overpaying Wallace and Lopez, but the Nets are actually coming together quite nicely. Williams, Johnson, Wallace, and Lopez all complement one another offensively and Watson and Brooks gives the Nets some pretty nice backcourt depth. It will be interesting to see what this Teletovic guy can do.
 
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