The Nets gave Andray Blatche a second chance, for which he is grateful. But will that be enough to keep the forward and unrestricted free agent in Brooklyn next season?

"That’s the plan," Blatche said.

Blatche was released by the Washington Wizards last season under the league’s amnesty clause after a tumultuous and controversial run with the team. The Wizards continue to pay his contract — through 2015 — without it counting toward their salary cap.

With the Nets’ salary-cap issues, they can only offer Blatche the veteran’s minimum. But with the Wizards paying $16 million to Blatche over two seasons, he may be inclined to stay.

"I like it here. I got my second chance here and I’m loyal to being here," Blatche said.

That loyalty will be tested if another team offers Blatche the security of a third year on the open market.

The Nets’ other unrestricted free agents are Jerry Stackhouse and Keith Bogans, who played sparingly in the playoffs.

C.J. Watson has a player option for about $1 million next season.