D'Angelo Russell 'Definitely' Hopes to Sign New Nets Contract in Free Agency

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D'Angelo Russell 'Definitely' Hopes to Sign New Nets Contract in Free Agency
D'Angelo Russell 'Definitely' Hopes to Sign New Nets Contract in Free Agency

D'Angelo Russell said he wants to be part of the Brooklyn Nets going forward, but as a restricted free agent, he might not have full control of the situation. "Say somebody comes here that I have to be a part of [a transaction to acquire them], I know that could be a possibility. So I just want to stay in this moment and not speak too soon about anything." Russell becoming a part of a sign-and-trade could be a possibility if multiple max-contract players want to join the team. However, Brooklyn should enter the offseason with a lot of cap space on its own after DeMarre Carroll and Jared Dudley come off the books. According to Spotrac, the Nets have $54.6 million worth of practical cap space,

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