Nets don’t want to trade Joe Harris

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Brian Lewis on Joe Harris: They don’t want to trade him. They are not shopping him and he is not a salary dump. I’m told that they want to keep him. It’s just a matter of, “Can they keep him in whatever deal might be upcoming for Kyrie?”
Source: Marc Stein @ marcstein.substack.com

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