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Report: Kevin Durant sees Sixers as a desired landing spot for a trade

The saga surrounding Kevin Durant and his trade request from the Brooklyn Nets has dominated the summertime headlines. It really is obvious that the near future Hall of Famer wants out of Brooklyn and is ready to head to any lengths to take action.

After his ultimatum to Nets governor Joe Tsai, it would appear that Brooklyn does not have any choice but to trade the superstar forward.

The team with fascination with Durant has been the Boston Celtics, however now it would appear that the Philadelphia 76ers attended into play. This employs Durant was seen at a Travis Scott concert with former Nets teammate and current Sixers guard, James Harden.

Per Ian Begley of SNY:

Well, its worth noting that, along with Boston, Durant also sees Philadelphia as another desired landing spot, per people acquainted with the problem.

This is actually the tough part in the Sixers getting involved with a Durant deal: they really dont have the assets.

The Nets desire to field a competitive team once they trade Durant in order that implies that Tyrese Maxey would most definitely be engaged in a deal. He could be really the only trade asset for the Sixers right now. Would Philadelphia really move the near future star for a man who, as incredible as Durant is, has a large amount of baggage and is a person who is tough to help keep happy at this time of his career?

Obviously, adding a man like Durant to Joel Embiid and Harden would make the Sixers the favorites in the East, nonetheless it would lead to a hardcore decision for the team front office. Considering precisely what has been going on with Durant recently.


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