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Farmar says he's opting in with Nets

06/30/2012 8:11 PM ET

Jordan Farmar averaged just over 10 points per game last season, but missed 27 games.(AP)

Jordan Farmar had until midnight Saturday to opt in or out of his $4.25 million contract for 2012-13. Colin Stephenson broke the story with a tweet a little before 7 p.m.  While Farmar's salary remains on the Nets cap, it also means that he can be traded starting on July 11, after the trade moratorium ends.

The Nets still have roughly $40 million in cap space. Farmar averaged 10.4 points and 3.3 assists last season and was the Nets leading three-point shooter at 44.0%. He did miss 27 games and finished the season on the bench with a groin injury.

Originally published at Nets Daily.

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