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The Brooklyn Nets reportedly set aside now not maintain any want to deal flee Joe Harris despite substitute buzz connecting him to the Los Angeles Lakers in a doable kit deal with Kyrie Irving.
Brian Lewis of the Unusual York Put up equipped the fable Monday.
“I do know the Nets entirely be triumphant in now not are attempting to substitute Joe below any order,” a league source urged Lewis. “Nonetheless there are proper hundreds of assorted ways this would possibly per chance play out.”
Essentially based entirely totally on Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Lakers and Nets were talking a few substitute centered around Irving and L.A. level guard Russell Westbrook.
An apparent sticking level revolves around who the Nets would encompass alongside Irving.
Per Haynes, the Nets need Harris integrated in the deal, whereas the Lakers opt shooting guard Seth Curry to reach in L.A. Haynes also vital that “draft compensation is an ongoing talking level” for the two sides.
As Haynes wrote, Harris has two years and $38.6 million final on his contract. He played proper 14 video games final year after struggling a left ankle harm and undergoing a pair of surgical procedures, with the latter one occurring in March.
Harris, 30, fared moderately wisely in 2020-21, scoring 14.1 aspects per game on 50.5 percent shooting (47.5 percent from three-level differ).
His numbers went down in the harm-shortened 2021-22 marketing campaign (11.3 PPG on 45.2 percent from the field), however Harris is a lights-out shooter and gigantic complementary scorer who helps unfold the floor at his easiest.
For now, the Lakers seem just like the team out in entrance to land Irving would possibly per chance aloof the seven-time level guard derive dealt. The ask would then be what the synthetic kit around Irving would be as the Nets and Lakers every uncover to rebound after disappointing seasons.