James Edwards Rumors
Many considered the 6-foot-6 athletic swingman one of the best defenders in college hoops last season. He’s a good passer and finisher. His jump shot needs a ton of work, though many coaches and executives believe a jumper can be acquired with time. I’ve had people rave about his work ethic, and more than one NBA scout has told me they’d rather take Okoro than Edwards.
Nets Daily: Did some research to determine when was last time a trade involving players –like the Nets-Hawks trade– was agreed to in first week of June or earlier. Had to go back to 1981, a deal involving James Edwards. There was also a three-way trade of draft picks in 2001. Very rare,