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Nets Acquire Chris Quinn and
Second-Round Draft Pick from Miami

Waive Rafer Alston
January 5, 2009

East Rutherford, NJThe New Jersey Nets have acquired guard Chris Quinn from the Miami Heat along with the Heats second round draft pick in 2012 and cash considerations in exchange for the Nets 2010 second round draft pick (protected 31-50), Nets President Rod Thorn announced today. In a separate transaction, the Nets have requested waivers on guard Rafer Alston.

Quinn, currently in his fourth NBA season out of Notre Dame, holds career averages 5.6 ppg and 2.2 apg in 168 games. He has been inactive for each of the Heats games during the 2009-10 season.

Alston, who was originally acquired via trade on June 25, 2009 from Orlando, has played in 27 games (13 starts) for the Nets this season, with averages of 9.7 ppg, 3.9 apg and 2.8 rpg. Currently in his 11th NBA season, Alston holds career averages of 10.3 ppg, 4.8 apg, and 2.8 rpg in 646 games.

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