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    Brooklyn Nets Bet Big on Free Agents Durant, Irving, Jordan

    Kevin Durant landed a $164 million, four-year deal. But he’s just beginning the arduous rehab of a torn Achilles tendon, so the Nets may not know for more than a year whether the two-time NBA Finals MVP is worth it. The upward-minded Nets also signed point guard Kyrie Irving away from Boston, and snagged veteran center DeAndre Jordan coming off a brief Knicks stint. 

    What does this mean for Brooklyn? After floundering into a short playoffs appearance last season, the team may now have the experience to vault into elite status.

    See how OZY’s free agent crystal ball held up to reality.

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