Not every day was rosy for Billy King & Rod Thorn. (AP)

Earlier today on this trade deadline day, the holiest of trade days, we took a look back at the good: reminiscing about the five best trades the Nets franchise ever orchestrated, both in and for New Jersey and Brooklyn. But of course, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, and as a result, we've got to look at the other side too.

Here are the five worst trades in Nets history, starting in 2002. Buckle up.

Start Here: #5 (2002)

 

Will Nets GM Billy King add to this list today?

Happy Trade Deadline Day! After 3 P.M. EST today, teams are no longer allowed to make trades, which usually results in a scramble to make moves as quickly as possible to get them in by the deadline. In the last 72 hours before the 2011 trade deadline, 50 players were traded -- including then-Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams to the then-New Jersey Nets.

In honor of today's basketball importance, let's take a look back at history: here are the best five Nets trades of all time.

Start Here: #5 (2004)