ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - This Feb. 23, 2010, file photo shows New Jersey Nets' Yi Jianlian, of China, dunking during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in East Rutherford, N.J. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press the New Jersey Nets have traded forward Yi Jianlian to the Washington Wizards, creating even more room as they head into free agency.

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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - This Feb. 23, 2010, file photo shows New Jersey Nets' Yi Jianlian, of China, dunking during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in East Rutherford, N.J. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press the New Jersey Nets have traded forward Yi Jianlian to the Washington Wizards, creating even more room as they head into free agency.