Nets Re-Sign Forward

After rescinding their qualifying offer earlier this week, the Brooklyn Nets have now agreed on a two-year contract with second-year wing player Kessler Edwards. 

No terms were released, but the contract has a team option on the second year. The Nets had originally extended the QO in late June, making Edwards a restricted free agent, but they rescinded the offer, before coming to today's agreement. 

The 6'8" small forward is just 21, and he averaged 5.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in about 20 minutes per game in his rookie year. He was a second-round pick (44th overall) in the 2021 NBA Draft, out of Pepperdine.

His two-way contract was converted into a standard contract just before the postseason, making him eligible for the playoffs. He only got into two of the games in the Nets' four-game sweep at the hands of the Boston Celtics. 

The Nets are beefing up their wing depth, as Edwards becomes the third wing player signed in about 24 hours, after the one-year minimum deals on Tuesday for T.J. Warren and Edmond Sumner.  

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