- Dec 24, 2002
I don't get the sense that this forum is against a trade depending on the package.We’re in the minority here but I’m with you. Be bold. Get the all time great and pair him with a younger star in Tatum and a good supporting cast. I want to see that duo play together.
More to the point, regardless of all the speculation that KD is starting to decline, he is the best player in any deal Boston could put together. Teams getting the best player typically do ok near term in the NBA.
The Celtics are in an arms race now and if they can get Durant for Brown+White+draft capital, they have to strongly consider it. There are all sorts of scenarios where it doesn't work out but probably fewer than running it back with this roster.
Edit: This whole topic isn't an easy one to contemplate - like others here I love rooting for Jaylen Brown and think he still has a bit of upside. But this is Kevin Durant. As you note, the prospect of him playing with Tatum is really enticing.