Coming into Thursday night, the Brooklyn Nets were without a pick in the 2014 NBA draft. That changed after the Nets worked a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves to acquire the 44th overall pick, which they used to draft Markel Brown, per NBA on ESPN:
Andy Katz revealed on the ESPN broadcast that the Nets sent $1 million Minnesota's way for the rights to the pick.
Brown had an up-and-down season with Oklahoma State last year, averaging 17.6 points a game. He's a solid defender who can be seamlessly transitioned into Brooklyn's rotation.