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Kevin Durant calls the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers "preferred landing sites,"sources told SNY. Durant requested a trade in June and recently asked Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai whether to trade him or fire the duo of head coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks. Given ultimatum.
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In Game 1 of the first round, Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics. guarded by Marcus Smart #36. The 2021 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center in New York City on May 22, 2021. (Steven Ryan/Getty Images)
The 33-year-old reportedly wants to play Marcus Smart if he goes to Boston. But according to The Athletic, the Nets are hoping to at least trade Smart for Jaylen Brown,..
Durant had previously explored the Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat as potential trade destinations, but the Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers are also eyeing the superstar.
Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets Tobias Harris #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers reinforced the second half defense on March 10, 2022 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers, 129-100. (Elsa/Getty Images)
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SNY also noted that the Nets-76ers trade atmosphere was favorable in the Philadelphia front office.・The NBA champion of the time.
The Nets appear to be looking for a package of NBA players and picks for the young man, and if Durant is traded, he wants to field a legitimate playoff contender.
Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets his second Dunk the ball in basketball's opening game half of the NBA play-in tournament against the Cleveland Cavaliers in New York on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Durant is entering the first year of a four-year, $198 million contract extension he signed with the Nets last year.