When Sean Marks took over as general manager in February 2016, the Brooklyn Nets resembled an expansion team -- except they did not have their first-round picks for rebuilding. Yes, the Nets had made three straight playoff appearances since their 2012 arrival in Brooklyn, but there was a steep cost.
Now entering the third offseason in his tenure, Marks and his front office have slowly begun to build their assets with a combination of young players and draft picks. Still, there is work to be done.
With the Nets eliminated from the postseason, let's start our series looking ahead to the free agency, draft and trade decisions facing teams this offseason.