The Nets pursued Ersan Ilyasova last summer, even taking his agent, Andy Miller, on a tour of the then-incomplete Barclays Center. But after the Nets traded for Joe Johnson and intermittently pursued Dwight Howard, he got lost in the shuffle and ultimately signed a five year, $40 million deal ($32 million guaranteed).
He told Fred Kerber that he was disappointed it didn't work out for him and the Nets, but that's he's beyond it now.
For Ersan Ilyasova, Nets change of mind "a little bit disappointing"
Nets Daily | Feb 20