No. 10: Otis Birdsong
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On June 9, 1981, the Nets traded Cliff Robinson to Kansas City for Birdsong and a draft pick. What followed were five consecutive trips to the playoffs for New Jersey. Birdsong, an All-Star in 1984, averaged 15.9 points over seven seasons with the Nets.