Here’s the latest news and updates on Nets trades and free agency buzz…
July 2, 12:18 a.m.
The Nets are trading Patty Mills to the Houston Rockets, reported Kelly Iko of The Athletic and Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
However, according to Iko, Mills will not stay in Houston and will be involved in the Dillon Brooks signing and trade deal that brought Brooks to the Rockets.
June 30, 2:49 p.m.
SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley confirms Nets trade sniper Joe Harris at the Detroit Pistons.
Brooklyn sends Harris and a pair of future second-round picks (2027 and 2029) to Detroit to clear Harris’s $19.9 million salary for this season.
Begley reported earlier Friday that the Nets were in talks with multiple teams about a deal with Harris.
This trade lowers the Nets tax bill if they match a big offer sheet on Cam Johnson.
June 30, 12:45 p.m.
SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley reported that Brooklyn spoke to several teams about potential trades involving Joe Harris.
The talented three-point shooter and solid defender is under contract for $19.9 million in 2023-24, but it looks like the Nets may be trying to move on from Harris in hopes of retaining a restricted free agent. Cam Johnson, who thinks of signing an important agreement this offseason.
If Brooklyn signs Johnson, the team could face costly tax penalties if it doesn’t pay wages elsewhere.
Meanwhile, Begley reports that there is support within the networks to extend Spencer Dinwiddiethe contract. Dinwiddie will become eligible for an extension later this offseason.