The Kevin Durant commerce has been a chilly path with no actual progress achieved. Studies have it that the Brooklyn Nets are nonetheless in lively talks, however no settlement has been reached with any franchise.
Rumors have it that the Nets have held conversations with every of the opposite 29 franchises. In some quarters, the Nets’ pickiness has been perceived as ridiculous. Some individuals have questioned if Brooklyn actually desires to half with the participant.
There have been a couple of leaks of gamers from franchises who’re seemingly on the desk. In accordance with Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the New Orleans Pelicans‘ Brandon Ingram was not on the desk together with the Toronto Raptors‘ Scottie Barnes.
“Brooklyn needed a package deal that might high the Rudy Gobert package deal that Utah obtained for him within the commerce with Minnesota,” Scotto stated. “Thus far, that market has not materialized. There are some youthful guys they’d be open to getting in the event that they have been going to maneuver Kevin Durant.
“Scottie Barnes with Toronto, who has not been placed on the desk but. You questioned if Brandon Ingram of the Pelicans might be a man that’s placed on the desk? Thus far, I’ve heard he’s not been placed on the desk. I additionally didn’t see Durant essentially desirous to go to New Orleans as nicely.”
Brooklyn Nets reportedly have displayed little curiosity within the Miami Warmth provide for Kevin Durant
The Miami Warmth are certainly one of Durant’s most popular locations, with the Phoenix Suns being the opposite. In accordance with Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Warmth’s provide for KD has been met with little curiosity from the Brooklyn Nets.
“Whereas the Miami Warmth stays concerned with Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets have displayed little curiosity within the Warmth’s provide for the high-scoring celebrity, and Miami is shifting forward with its present roster for subsequent season, based on sources briefed on the scenario,” Jackson stated.
Whereas the Nets have proven curiosity in Warmth middle Bam Adebayo, the Warmth didn’t embrace him of their provide and haven’t any plans to. Attributable to NBA wage cap guidelines, Adebayo isn’t eligible to be included in a commerce.