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February 19, 2015 Updates

Sam Amick: Re: Yahoo! report about OKC/Brooklyn talks involving Reggie Jackson & Brook Lopez, sense from Jackson's side is that this likely gets done Twitter @sam_amick

Marc Stein: Latest word on Reggie Jackson (and stuff) to Brooklyn for Brook Lopez: "Close but not done" Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

The Brooklyn Nets and Oklahoma City are in serious talks on a deal for Brook Lopez – with a key component centering on the Nets’ ability to persuade Thunder guard Reggie Jackson to make a long-term commitment to the franchise, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Yahoo! Sports

Brian Windhorst: Thunder & Nets re-engaged in Brook Lopez talks last night, sources said. Teams investigating 3rd team options at moment to expand deal Twitter @WindhorstESPN

But contrary to reports, the Celtics were not actively involved in the pursuit of players to whom they were linked for two days. Ty Lawson, Enes Kanter and DeMarcus Cousins were replaced by Goran Dragic and Isaiah Thomas of the Phoenix Suns and Oklahoma City’s Reggie Jackson in the Celtics rumor mill, but sources on different sides of the issue confirmed there was nothing of substance to any of it. Leaving aside the question of fit, it’s apparent the C’s are not enamored of the uncertainty that would come with acquiring Dragic or Jackson. The former plans to be an unrestricted free agent this summer, and the latter will be restricted. Boston Herald

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