As Kevin Durant ramps up his efforts to pressure a commerce from the Brooklyn Nets, he could also be eyeing two specific groups as potential touchdown spots.
The Boston Celtics are a “desired touchdown spot” of Durant’s, based on Ian Begley of SNY. Durant would additionally have an interest within the Philadelphia 76ers, and a few members of that group have pushed for the group to have interaction in commerce talks, although no severe discussions have occurred.
The issue turns into the identical one which has plagued Durant commerce talks for the reason that Nets star’s preliminary commerce request. It will be very tough for these groups to amass Durant with out buying and selling away a few of the gamers that make them interesting to Durant within the first place. Begley notes that Durant wish to play with Boston’s Marcus Sensible, however some reviews have steered that the Nets have focused Sensible as a part of a bundle in change for Durant.
On paper, the Nets and Celtics would appear to have the items and mutual curiosity in making a commerce work. Such a commerce might need to contain Jaylen Brown and Sensible, which can finally be greater than Boston is keen to do.