Kevin Durant Joining the Suns and Russell Westbrook Leaving the Lakers: 2 Trades Shaking Up the NBA World
NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s move to the Phoenix Suns is one of the most talked about trades in the past few days. Adding an offensive juggernaut like Durant has brought a lot of excitement to the Suns’ fans. However, he did not come cheap. The Suns gave up Cam Johnson, Mikal Bridges, Jae Crowder, four first-round picks and additional draft compensation to the Brooklyn Nets for KD and TJ Warren. In addition, here are some other trade deals making headlines recently.
As per recent reports, Durant has a four-year, $194.2 million deal with the team.
The current update indicates that he is out until he recovers from a knee injury, but he will return after the All-Star break.
A 5-Year, $206,794,070 Contract Was Signed By Russell Westbrook With The Oklahoma City Thunder. Along With This, A Guaranteed $206,794,070 Was Included, As Well As A Salary Of $41,358,814.
His Deal With Utah Entails A Guaranteed $47 Million. Westbrook Could Enter The Market As A Free Agent If The Jazz Decides To Buy Him Out.