Suns acquiring Kevin Durant in blockbuster trade with Nets

New Phoenix Suns owner Mat Ishbia wasted no time shaking up the franchise.

The Suns are acquiring NBA superstar Kevin Durant in a blockbuster trade with the Brooklyn Nets, a person with knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. 

The person requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly until the deal is official.

The deal will send Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder and four first-round picks to the Nets, in addition to a pick swap in 2028. The Suns will getting Durant – a 13-time All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP – and forward T.J. Warren.  

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