Brooklyn Nets trade Tyshawn Taylor and Keith Bogans to the Washington Wizards; Receive Martell Webster or Chris Singleton
The Nets have an abundance of players that can facilitate and handle the ball, and with C.J. Watson locked in for at least another season, it could be time to shop rookie Tyshawn Taylor. The Wizards will get the a backup point guard for John Wall that they can count on to produce and improve in the coming years. Webster would provide the Nets bench with a three-point threat (.396 on the season, .376 career), and a fill-in starter in place of Crash if he needs rest.
Should the Wizards pass on Webster, perhaps they’ll trade another small forward. The Nets are in need of an athletic backup SF who can defend and also play some PF. One name that fits that description is second year swingman for the Washington Wizards, Chris Singleton. Drafted 18th in the 2011 NBA draft, Singleton has been completely out of the rotation for the lowly Wizards. He has logged only 23 minutes over their last 9 games and coach Randy Wittman recently called Singleton “inconsistent” as well as saying he’s “good one day, bad the next.”
Editor’s correction: The original publication of this piece listed Damion James as a potential trade asset. James cannot be traded per the CBA. We apologize for the error.
-John Hood, Max Weisberg
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