Vince Carter? Andrew Bynum? The Three Things The Nets can do with their DPE

Brook Lopez
Brook Lopez (AP)
Brook Lopez
How can the Nets fill the void left by Brook Lopez? (AP)

Earlier this month, the NBA granted the Brooklyn Nets the Disabled Player Exception, a one-time chance to replace Brook Lopez on their roster. Lopez went down with a season-ending foot injury on December 20th, and was examined by a league doctor to verify he’d be out for the season.

Though the CBA dictates that the Disabled Player Exception expires on March 15th, a league source says they have until March 10th to use it on a free agent, or until the trade deadline (February 20th) to use it in a trade.

So what can they do with it? Should they do anything with it? Here are their three options.

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