There has been an earthquake in the NBA. approximately 12 hours before the close of the transfer market, Brooklyn Nets They’ve hit the reset button and staged another major exchange: Kevin Durant will head the Phoenix Suns.
According to what Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charnia announced at practically the same time, the New York franchise would have accepted an offer submitted by the Arizonans to acquire the star in exchange for J.AE Crowder, Mikal Bridges and Cam Johnson, as well as various rounds of the draft as compensation. Plus, the Nets will give TJ Warren that he would return to Phoenix.
The summary of the transfer is as follows:
- One Brooklyn: Cameron Johnson, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, 4 unsecured first-round draft picks (2023, 2025, 2027 and 2029) and a trade for 2028.
- a phoenix: Kevin Durant, TJ Warren
This is a movement of utmost importance. Not only does this mean the end of the Nets’ pharaonic project, but it also automatically propels the Suns to candidacy for a ring in a difficult season. durantwho has three more years left on his contract, continues at an extraordinary level Despite his continuing physical problems and would be in charge of guiding Monty Williams’ men to glory.
In this way, Phoenix maintains a starting five with unique potential in the West. Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, Dario Saric and Deandre Ayton, The big unknown would be their second unit, greatly depleted as a result of transfers and where only Cam Payne and Josh Okogie stood out.
From Brooklyn’s perspective, the deadline isn’t over. they will continue to listen to proposals from Jay Crowder as well as Ben Simmons and other secondary like Joe Harris, Seth Curry and Patty Mills. The Nets have begun their rebuild and need the asset as soon as possible.