Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

King, Blaylock, Kidd, Williams and the 21 biggest Nets trades

Nov. 3, 1992 Hawks trade Rumeal Robinson to

Nov. 3, 1992
Hawks trade Rumeal Robinson to the Nets for Mookie Blaylock and Roy Hinson
Taken by the Nets with the 12th overall pick in the 1989 draft, Mookie Blaylock was the Nets’ starting point guard by his sophomore season. But the Nets opted to deal the 24-year-old guard for Rumeal Robinson. Blaylock averaged at least 11 points per game and five assists each of the next 10 seasons; Robinson started just 28 games in 1 1/2 seasons with New Jersey.
General manager: Willis Reed
(Credit: AP)

OK, so Dwight Howard isn't getting traded to the Nets. At least, reports suggest that's the case. Heck, by the time you finish reading this, the trade talks might be back on.

But that won't stop us from having some Nets trade-themed fun, right?

Newsday looked back in Nets history and selected 21 of the biggest trades in franchise history. Starting with the team's acquisition of Tiny Archibald in 1976, and culminating with Brooklyn's trade for Joe Johnson this offseason, the list includes several current or eventual Hall of Famers (Archibald, Bob McAdoo, Jason Kidd), a few highway robberies (Sam Cassell and Jim Jackson for a handful of role players) and several forgettable dealings (sending Mookie Blaylock to Atlanta for Rumeal Robinson).

Look back at the trades, and then comment on what deals were your favorite.

Tags: Nets , Tiny Archibald , Bernard King , Bob McAdoo , Micheal Ray Richardson , Drazen Petrovic , Jayson Williams , Mookie Blaylock , Derrick Coleman , Sam Cassell , Keith Van Horn , Stephon Marbury , Jason Kidd , Dikembe Mutombo , Kenyon Martin , Vince Carter , Devin Harris , Richard Jefferson , Courtney Lee , Deron Williams , Gerald Wallace , Joe Johnson

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