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Source: Nets acquire Kings' Thornton

Sacramento Kings' Marcus Thornton plays against the Minnesota

(Credit: AP / Jim Mone)

SALT LAKE CITY – Mikhail Prokhorov’s checkbook remains open.

The Nets finalized a deal Wednesday to acquire Kings guard Marcus Thornton for Reggie Evans and Jason Terry, according to a league source. Thornton will look give the Nets some more potential scoring punch off the bench, and by swapping two players for one, the Nets also opened up a roster spot.

Thornton, 26, is owed $8.7 million...

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