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Posted by: Al Iannazzone on Jun 24, 2011 at 01:46:59 AM

After every draft, the team’s top executive or coach says they got who they wanted or never thought this player would drop to them. But the Nets meant it last night.

They never expected shooting guard Marshon Brooks to drop anywhere near them, but he did. And when he did, general manager Billy King did what he does best on draft night – he made a trade.

King now has been involved in draft-night trades in eight of 12 drafts he’s been part of as an executive.

The Nets targeted scoring Euro swingman Bojan Bogdanovic so strongly that they brought him in for a second, private workout, yesterday morning and saw enough of him to decide they were going to move up in the second round for him.

They liked the way Jordan Williams rebounded, especially in a difficult conference

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