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ESPN Suggests Raptors Trade Package for Kevin Durant Without Scottie Barnes or Pascal Siakam

The Toronto Raptors may be able to build a trade package for Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant without Scottie Barnes or Pascal Siakam, according to ESPN
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Scottie Barnes may be a dealbreaker for the Brooklyn Nets in any Kevin Durant trade talks right now but ESPN's Bobby Marks seems to think it's possible the Toronto Raptors can pull off a deal without including the reigning Rookie of the Year.

Marks, a former assistant general manager for the Nets, suggested an OG Anunoby, Gary Trent Jr, Thad Young, and four first-round picks package might be able to sway the Nets into a deal.

"The Raptors check all the boxes," Marks said on ESPN's NBA Today. "They're not the perfect trades. I think if Brooklyn is going to be looking for the perfect trade next August we're going to be sitting in the same situation talking here."

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Marks suggested Toronto could swap out Anunoby for Pascal Siakam, though moving Siakam would certainly be a blow to the Raptors' championship chances even with Durant on the team.

The problem, however, is the Nets appear determined to acquire a package far greater than anything the Raptors are offering right now. According to The Athletic, the Nets want "every last asset from a team that trades for Durant." That likely will take Toronto out of the Durant sweepstakes as the Raptors remain focused on building around their young core this summer.

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