Viral video shows Josh Hart subtly recruiting Nets star Mikal Bridges to Knicks

Mar 1, 2023; New York, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Mikal Bridges (1) brings the ball up
Mar 1, 2023; New York, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Mikal Bridges (1) brings the ball up / Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

At 21-33 and three wins behind the Atlanta Hawks in their chase for the 10 and final seed in the Eastern Conference standings, it's easy to say that the 2023-24 campaign has been quite an underwhelming and challenging ride for the Brooklyn Nets.

Despite their desires to contend for a sixth-straight playoff berth, registering a putrid 6-15 record since the new year it seems that this team more so resembles a sinking ship than a soaring plane, which could be a sign that some major shakeups could be coming the franchise's way during the upcoming offseason.

While the public objective for the front office has been to try and build a competent squad around the likes of centerpiece Mikal Bridges, considering the potential haul they could land in a trade, it is the belief of some that the hapless Nets should, at the very least, consider the idea of moving on from the forward, both out of respect to him and to set themselves up for a proper rebuild.

Though the odds are indeed low, should Sean Marks and company dangle the 27-year-old stud on the trade market this summer, there will undoubtedly be a plethora of teams dialing them up to inquire about his services, and, already, it seems some members of their cross-river rivals, the New York Knicks, are trying to recruit him, as wing Josh Hart recently dropped a comically subtle hint that he'd like to see him in orange and blue during a recent episode of The Roomates Podcast.

Josh Hart subtly recruits Brooklyn Nets star Mikal Briges to Knicks

This isn't the first time the Knicks wing has hinted at his desires to see Bridges, his and current teammate Jalen Brunson's former collegiate teammate back in Villanova, reunite with him in New York, though it is new that he's done so on camera and whilst repping the team's attire.

Of course, when asked if he gets "Fomo" seeing his old running mates sharing the court on a nightly basis, he admitted he doesn't which, in turn, should quell any fears of him crossing boroughs anytime soon.