11:44 PM EDT, Thu July 24, 2014

Nets' projected payroll, luxury tax

The Brooklyn Nets, with 15 players under contract, could head into training camp with a projected payroll of $94,045,708 and a projected luxury tax of $35,954,301 for a total of $130,000,009 -- $134,000,009 including Travis Outlaw's $4,000,000 amnesty payment. Nets salary cap commitments for 2014-15 (figures via ESPN.com and Shamsports.com): Last season, the Nets spent $197,398,845, when you factor in their payroll ($102,828,064), NBA-record luxury taxes ($90,570,781) and amnesty payment to Outlaw ($4,000,000).

Nets sign 2nd rounders Brown, Jefferson

The Nets got younger and more athletic this week as they filled out their roster with two more young and athletic signings. A day after officially bringing over European prospect Bojan Bogdanovic, GM Billy King announced on Wednesday the signings of two of his three second-round picks -- Oklahoma State guard Markel Brown and Baylor forward Cory Jefferson. The Nets acquired three second-round picks in June’s draft. They took Brown with the 44th pick and Jefferson with the 60th pick.

After three-year wait, Nets sign Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic

Three years later, the Nets finally have their man. The long-awaited signing of Bojan Bogdanovic was made official by the Nets Tuesday afternoon, capping a three-year wait for the Croatian...