Just a week into the season, Brooklyn Nets goalie Spencer Dinwiddie suffered an ACL tear during a game against the Charlotte Hornets. Depending on what happens over the next few weeks, the injury may not have just ended Dinwiddie’s season, but also his time in Brooklyn.
As they look to take a few steps before the trade deadline, the Nets are buying Dinwiddie, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. We don’t have too many more details than that. However, the Detroit Pistons are one of the interested teams, according to SNY’s Ian Begley.
On the one hand, it’s a little cruel to trade an injured player, but it’s no surprise that the Nets are looking at what they could get for Dinwiddie. They dug their roster to complete the James Harden trade, and Dinwiddie is one of the only players left that they would be willing to move and other teams might be interested in acquiring.
Then there’s the fact that Dinwiddie won’t be playing again this season and the Nets already lack depth. If they can turn Dinwiddie into a useful role player, it would dramatically increase their title chances. And finally, Dinwiddie has a player option for next season. If he pulls out and hits unrestricted free agency, the Nets could end up losing him for …
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