Free agent center Nene may be nearing a deal with the New Jersey Nets, according to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News:
Nene is one of the top free agents of the top free agents in the abbreviated 2011 offseason. The 29-year-old 9-year veteran led the league in field goal percentage in the 2010-2011 season, shooting .615 while averaging 14.5 points per game and 17.1 points per 36 minutes.
Through the first nine years of his NBA career, Nene has played exclusively with the Denver Nuggets. The Brazil native is a free agent for the first time. In the 2010-2011 season, Nene earned $11.4 million will the Nuggets.