NBA Rumors: Deandre Ayton To Brooklyn Nets Gaining Serious Ground

As the potential of Kevin Durant asking for a trade out of Brooklyn grows by the minute (as the Kyrie Irving impasse reaches epic proportions), the possibility of some type of Durant trade to the Phoenix Suns for Deandre Ayton is gaining some serious ground.

The odds of Ayton going to the Nets have gone from +6000 to +300 in a matter of hours. From +4000 to +350 in just one hour. NBA insider Evan Sidery thinks there's something "happening behind the scenes."

Rumors of an Ayton and Mikal Bridges deal for Durant are making the rounds.  

All of this, of course, is due to the fact that Kyrie Irving's chances of staying in Brooklyn are becoming more and more remote by the minute, which, in turn, would lead to a KD trade demand. 

Moves like these would leave the Nets, who came into last season with the most vaunted offense maybe in the history of the game, to having one of the greatest defenses in the NBA, with Ben Simmons (assuming he plays), Mikal Bridges and Ayton. 

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