As of Tuesday, the Nets have two picks, the 27th at the end of the first and the 31st at the very beginning of the second. Everyone says it —these were the guys we REALLY wanted— but Nets insiders insist that Dzanan Musa and Rodions Kurucs were the guys they wanted as they sat down at HSS Training Center before the Draft began. Indeed, the Nets had both high on their mock drafts, believing that Musa was worth a lottery pick. In two interviews with an Alabama radio station in April and May, Nets then director of players personnel aka chief scout, Gregg Polinsky laid out the Nets scouting process, starting with a database of 600 players at the beginning of the season, whittling the number down to a handful for Draft Night.
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