5 Best Trades in Nets Franchise History

Deron Williams, Avery Johnson, Billy King
Changed the course of franchise history. (AP)
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)