Nets will keep rights to Krstic

The New York Post reports: While Nenad Krstic plays for Triumph of Moscow in Russia after accepting a 2-year deal worth $5.7 million (closer to $10 mil because of the lack of taxes), the Nets will give him a qualifying offer each year in order to retain his NBA right, team president Rod Thorn said. “We’ll see what happens but eventually I think he’ll go wherever he can get the best deal,” Thorn said. “For now, this was the best deal for him.” The Nets tried to beat the Tuesday midnight deadline and work a deal. They had concrete offers but losing Krstic left them at 15 contracts and they did not want to take anything back in terms of players. Chicago and Memphis were definitely in the mix.

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