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The Brooklyn Nets are finalizing a trade to send forward Kessler Edwards and cash to the Sacramento Kings. The Nets save a total of $8 million in salary and luxury tax and open up a roster spot. Edwards still has to approve the trade because he has a “one-year Bird Rights restriction” in his deal.

The 44th overall pick in the 2021 draft, Edwards signed a two-year contract with the Nets this past offseason after spending his rookie year on a two-way deal. He showed promise in a limited role last season, averaging 5.9 PPG and 3.6 RPG on .412/.353/.842 shooting.