UPDATE: Per Adrian Wojnarowski and David Aldridge, the Nets are holding off on the Thunder’s offer, at least for now.
After a three-team deal involving the Nets, Thunder and Hornets fell apart, talks have kicked up again with a good chance Brook Lopez lands in Oklahoma City by the end of it all.
According to multiple reports, the Thunder and Nets are discussing a deal that would send Kendrick Perkins, Jeremy Lamb (and likely either Perry Jones or Grant Jerrett) to the Nets in exchange for the 7-foot Lopez.
Lopez is making $15.7 million this season, and has a player option for $16.7 million next season. Adding him wouldn’t put the Thunder much deeper into the tax in the present (they’d still be in the first bracket, the under $5 million one), but does make their cap situation a little more tricky next season. Keep Reading…