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Nets Have Taken Calls From ‘Half the League’ on Kevin Durant, per Report

Kevin Durant requested a trade from the Nets on Thursday, as first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania

While some teams have popped up as potential landing spots for the 12-time All-Star, no front-runners have been made official yet.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski joined the network’s NBA Today Free Agency Special to give more details about where Durant’s situation currently sits.

“Now I’m told that already since the reporting here in the last hour, that more than half the league has already called Brooklyn about the possibility of acquiring Kevin Durant, who, at 34 years old and still at the very top of his game,” Wojnarowski said.

The biggest issue in terms of acquiring Durant is that he still has four years left on his contract. Whichever team picks him up will have to make room for him financially.

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Based on Wojnarowski’s report, it sounds as if there is no shortage of teams who plan to do just that in order to add the two-time NBA champion to their roster. Wojnarowski added that the Durant trade deal could be one of the biggest in history based on his talent level and contract.

“I think certainly the Nets plan is to really canvas this marketplace and see if there is something akin to a historic offer they can get back to him,” Wojnarowski said.

The ESPN analyst did not list any specific teams that have reached out to the Nets.

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