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Don't bet on Dwight in Brooklyn

By re-signing Deron Williams, the Nets moved farther away from bringing Dwight Howard to Brooklyn. Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Getty Images

I hope Mirza Teletovic is good, because signing him basically precludes the possibility of the Brooklyn Nets ever getting Dwight Howard.

The Nets announced the latest in a flurry of offseason moves Tuesday, starting with a midlevel exception deal for the Bosnian forward, moving on to a sign-and-trade deal for the Clippers' Reggie Evans and capping it off with the news that Deron Williams will return, reportedly on a five-year deal worth nearly $100 million.