Candidate to win the title of the competition, with one of the most disparate teams in the league, with a big difference between its stars and the role players.
He was a literal centimeter from reaching the Finals last season for the National Basketball Association (NBA) ; Despite this, the Brooklyn Nets is the top candidate to be the best team in the Eastern Conference and finally reach the first champion title in its history.
Thinking about the next tournament, the team led by Canadian Steve Nash will keep in its ranks three of the best players in the competition, such as forward Kevin Durant , point guard Kyrie Irving and guard James Harden , of which there are very high expectations.
Around this luxury Big 3, the Nets have not made too much noise with the additions, the most prominent being the Australian Patty Mills , arrived from San Antonio Spurs , and Paul Millsap , from Denver Nuggets , added to the permanence of pieces role-playing such as Blake Griffin and Bruce Brown , among others.
How much does the Brooklyn Nets payroll cost for NBA 2021-22?
What did happen in Brooklyn was the departure of several rotation players, such as Landry Shamet , who left for the Phoenix Suns ; Jeff Green to the Nuggets and Spencer Dinwiddie to the Washington Nationals , although more moves are expected leading up to the preseason start in late September.
With the current roster made up of 16 players, led by the trident of Durant, Harden and Irving, the Nets have the most expensive roster in the entire NBA, paying a total of $ 176.5 million in salaries , and must pay in luxury tax just over $ 131 million .
All this, considering that its three top stars will collect in total the next contest about $ 121.6 million of the US currency, that is, 65.4 percent of their salary capacity, less than the Big 3 of the Los Angeles Lakers , who make up 75 % of your load.