Heat's KD Offer Holds 'Little Interest' from Nets

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The Miami Heat once had a good chance of trading for Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant, but that seems unlikely.

The Nets have shown little interest in the Heat's offer for the high-scoring superstar, and Miami is sticking with its present squad.

The Nets are interested in Heat centre Bam Adebayo, but Miami "appears disinclined" to trade him.

Brooklyn can only add Adebayo if it trades Ben Simmons due to the designated rookie extension rule.

Which specifies a team can't have two traded players with such extensions.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski said Miami and Phoenix were Durant's favoured destinations.

No team has met Brooklyn's high demands for the 12-time All-Star, though.

The Heat have Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson, the 2022 Sixth Man of the Year. Miami has draught picks to offer in a deal.

The Heat can include two unprotected first-round picks in a trade deal and could unlock a third if they lift the lottery protections on a 2025 first-round pick owed to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Miami could then offer Brooklyn three pick exchanges.

The Nets don't seem interested in trading Durant. All signs point to the scenario extending through training camp and the regular season.