We heard it was coming and now it’s a done deal. The Brooklyn Nets have traded Jason Terry & Reggie Evans to the Sacramento Kings for Marcus Thornton. Hit the jump for more details…




The Nets announced the deal in a statement released Wednesday afternoon.

“Marcus is a proven scorer in this league,” Nets general manager Billy King said in the statement. “He is a young talent who will help us in the backcourt.”

Sources told ESPN.com that the Nets’ first choice was to trade for Cleveland’s Jarrett Jack. But the Cavaliers’ reluctance to take Terry scuttled those talks. The Nets then turned their attention to Thornton, who is having a down season with Sacramento. The Nets hope he can provide some added offensive punch off the bench.

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