Brooklyn Nets celebrity Kevin Durant is ready for a blockbuster assembly with proprietor Joe Tsai to debate the participant’s commerce request that was revamped a month in the past, in accordance with a report.
For the reason that information broke that Kevin Durant was requesting a commerce out of Brooklyn following an underwhelming three seasons with the franchise, the 33-year-old was tipped to affix both the Phoenix Suns or Miami Warmth this offseason.
Based on a report by Steve Bulpett, Durant is predicted to fulfill with Joe Tsai this week to debate the commerce request and his future with the Brookyln Nets which at this level, seems to be lifeless within the water.
Supply tells me Kevin Durant is predicted to fulfill with Nets proprietor this week: “I do not know what’s going to come back of that assembly. There are some issues that KD is sad about, and I’m unsure any of that will get fastened right here. However possibly it does.”https://t.co/Yk0HK8sAeW
— Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) August 2, 2022
There’s a perception that the NBA commerce market has stalled on account of Durant’s state of affairs in Brooklyn, with most groups ready till his future is resolved earlier than persevering with to discover different choices for his or her sides.
Durant has 4 years left on his contract with the Nets and if a commerce occurs it’s prone to be the most important commerce in NBA historical past, with a major quantity of draft capital required to finish a deal.
Most not too long ago, the previous MVP has been embroiled in a fiasco with the Japanese Convention champions Boston Celtics after Shams Charania and Adrian Wojnarowski reported Brad Stevens’ workforce have been in severe talks with the Nets.
All-Star Jaylen Brown, Derrick White, and a primary spherical decide was Boston’s reported provide to Brookyln for Durant, which was then rejected and countered with the Nets making it clear they want Defensive Participant of the Yr Marcus Good and one other rotation participant added to the bundle.
The 2-time NBA champion and Finals MVP was noticed with Celtics celebrity Jayson Tatum at a premiere in New York final week, with the pair’s shut bond after profitable gold on the Tokyo Olympics collectively final 12 months anticipated to play a component in a possible commerce.
Jayson Tatum and Kevin Durant final night time 👀 pic.twitter.com/Kou222CU9i
— Guru (@DrGuru_) July 28, 2022
Within the assembly, the Nets are prone to make one final pitch to Durant in a determined try and maintain him in Brooklyn alongside All-NBA teammate Kyrie Irving along with Ben Simmons.
This marks the second time that Durant has requested out of a workforce within the final three years, main many to imagine that he’s merely bouncing from metropolis to metropolis in a ploy to win an NBA ring of his personal – with out the assistance of the Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
In typical Kevin Durant model, he’s nonetheless tweeting away with out a care on the earth regardless of being within the centre of the NBA’s largest commerce talks in league historical past.