The Kevin Durant drama continues to get interesting with reports that the Boston Celtics have now joined the race for the two-time NBA champion.

According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Celtics are allegedly offering a package that involved Jaylen Brown to acquire Kevin Durant.

Hence, Boston joins multiple teams trying to lure the 12-time All-Star to their fold. That list includes the Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns and the Toronto Raptors.

From that list, Durant was allegedly interested in joining the Heat or Suns.

For now, nothing is set in stone. The Nets are reportedly seeking a huge haul to agree to a Durant trade. Given the hefty price tag, no team has come close to possibly snagging the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player.

Offering Brown may come as a surprise for most. The All-Star swingman has been a vital cog for the Celtics and has two years remaining in the four-year extension he signed with the Celtics in 2019.

In the eyes of decorated book author Roland Lazenby, Durant will likely stay in Brooklyn unless some team can shell out huge money. This is regardless if Kyrie Irving is still around or not.

“The bottomline in this is that Kevin Durant loves to play basketball. And if none of this gets worked out and training camp opens, I predict he is going to go in and play basketball. He is under contract for at least three more seasons and it’s a very fine contract,” Lazenby stated in an exclusive interview with PTV Sports.

“The Nets are an organization that has show in recent years that they are able acquire pieces and talent around him. He likely won’t have Kyrie there. That was a crazy train last season. I think that Durant, will be at some point, playing this fall,” the veteran scribe added.

Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets dribbles against Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics
Kevin Durant #7 of the Brooklyn Nets dribbles against Jaylen Brown #7 of the Boston Celtics Getty Images | Al Bello

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