NBA 2010 Free Agency: The Top Three Biggest Losers of the Offseason

July 28th, 2010 by Brandon Ribak Leave a reply »
After discussing the top free agents remaining in the league , it's time to move on to the unfortunate teams that were never able to make the crucial signings, trades, or sign-and-trades that they anticipated this offseason.


New Jersey Nets

Heading into the offseason the New Jersey Nets new owner, Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, made a pretty bold statement that put the NBA world in a state of confusion.

Prokhorov stated that the Nets would win an NBA championship within the next five years, with or without LeBron James.

Whether or not that statement should be taken seriously should be based off of the horrendous offseason that the team has had.

In addition to losing out on the LeBron sweepstakes, the Nets received a strong back-hand in the face by power-forward Carlos Boozer who agreed to a five-year $80 million deal with the Chicago Bulls only two hours after being offered a five-year $75 million contract by New Jersey.

With less talent remaining on the market, the Nets decided to spend a grand total of $57 million on Johan Petro (three-year, ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.