"I don't know that team management is planning, but I know trades are ... normal ... and that in packages the stars [can be traded]," he told a Croatian newspaper. "I feel great in Brooklyn and I hope I won't be traded anywhere."
The Nets have no plans to deal Bogdanovic, per NetsDaily.
Bogdanovic averaged nine points on 45.3 percent shooting in about 24 minutes per game in his rookie season.
Brown was the starter at shooting guard in the team's Game 1 loss, but played only the first 5:35 of the game before hitting the bench for the remainder of the contest. Bogdanovic scored five points in 32 minutes off the bench in Game 1.
Bogdanovic averaged 9.0 points and 2.7 rebounds in 78 games during the regular season. The Nets are 9 1/2-point underdogs in Atlanta Wednesday.
After dropping the first game of their playoff series against the Hawks with rookie shooting guard
Brown played the first 5:35 and scored four points, but did not return to the contest, with Bogdanovic and
"Bogey is really the starter," Nets coach Lionel Hollins said. "And Markel, I play him to get some experience and some minutes. And usually, if he's playing better, he gets to play in the second half. If he's not, then I stick with the guy who's the starter."
Bogdanovic shot eight of 11 from the floor, including three of five from 3-point range.
Bogdanovic also pulled down five rebounds in the contest. It was Bogdanovic's fourth consecutive game scoring in double figures and first shooting perfect from the field.
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