Monday , Feb , 04 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Jason Collins Traded for Stromile Swift


Jason Collins Traded for Stromile SwiftThe New Jersey Nets have acquired forward Stromile Swift from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for center Jason Collins and cash considerations, Nets President Rod Thorn announced today.

"Let me first thank Jason Collins for his contribution to the Nets over the past seven years. He was a vital member of the core group of players that went to the playoffs six consecutive years, including two NBA Finals, and we wish him the best of luck for the remainder of his career," said Thorn. "With that said, we are pleased to add Stromile to our roster. He is a player who will add athleticism and experience to our frontcourt rotation." [Click here for more from NBA.com/Nets.]