Kevin Durant to Celtics, Kyrie Irving to Lakers and Other Potential League Altering Trades Ahead of NBA 2022-23

Despite teams being on vacation and not getting busy with camp until Late September, the offseason is never dull. There are trade rumors circulating surrounding All-Stars such as Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Donovan Mitchell, and Russell Westbrook almost every day. Listed below are potential trade speculations impacting the NBA in 2022-23, such as Kevin Durant to the Celtics, Kyrie Irving to the Lakers, and others.

Kevin Durant to BOSTON Celtics

In exchange for Durant, the Celtics offered Brown, Derrick White, and a first-round pick to the Nets. In the end, the Nets demanded Marcus Smart instead of White. The trade eventually didn't happen and KD ended up staying in Brooklyn.

Julius Randle to the Dallas Mavericks

Considering the Knicks' disappointing season and Randle's regression from his brilliant form a year ago, New York may potentially trade Randle.

Kyrie Irving to LOS ANGELES Lakers

Via Lakers Daily:
“Although it seems very unlikely at this point that star guard Kyrie Irving will find himself with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2022-23 season, there’s seemingly still a chance that he’ll land with the franchise down the road." 

Rudy Gobert to the Charlotte Hornets

Rudy Gobert has been acquired by the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Utah Jazz in exchange for guards Patrick Beverley and Malik Beasley as well as forward Jarred Vanderbilt.

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