The Nets rescinded their qualifying offer to Brown on Wednesday, making him an unrestricted free agent, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports. Brown was initially a restricted free agent, but the decision to rescind the qualifying offer means the Nets no longer hold the right to match any contract he might receive from another team. Brooklyn can still retain Brown, but it's far less likely now than it was earlier in the free agency signing period.
Brown finished with 18 points (7-14 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, six steals, four assists, and three blocks in 34 minutes during the Nets' 129-105 loss to the Pacers on Sunday. Brown recorded season highs in blocks and rebounds while matching his season high with three steals and notching his second career double-double. This was the first time he saw 30 minutes or more since Mar. 4, but Brown has been a fixture in the lineup during April. Through five games this month, he is averaging 13 points (48.1 FG, 37.5 3Pt, 69.2 FT), 4.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 1.8 steals, and 0.8 blocks in 25 minutes. With two contests remaining and the Nets resting veterans, Brown makes for a decent cheap option in daily leagues.
Brown had 16 points (7-16 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), four rebounds, two steals, and one assist in 29 minutes during the Nets' 105-91 loss to the Knicks on Friday. Brown has seen 74 minutes combined over the last three games, and he is producing decent counting stats of late. With that being said, Brown is still operating in a reserve role, and is likely best reserved for use in deeper leagues.
Brown had five points (2-7 FG, 1-5 3Pt) and two assists in 21 minutes during the Nets' 109-100 loss to the Bucks on Sunday. Through six games in March, Brown is averaging 10 points, 2.8 assists, 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 threes, and 0.2 steals in 24 minutes per contest. Brown has seen fewer than 20 minutes only once this month, and could continue to be a decent play in DFS if his playing time remains consistent.
Brown will start Sunday's game against the Bucks, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports. Brown will draw his second straight start Sunday, this time replacing an ill Wayne Ellington at the two guard. The second-year guard started for Bogdan Bogdanovic on Friday and recorded five points, three rebounds and one assist in 28 minutes. Brown will carry high risk as a low price player on Sunday, as he has shown no sustained consistency as a fantasy producer this season.
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