Durant wants trade; targets Suns, Heat

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(AP) -- Kevin Durant may be taking his quest for more titles elsewhere.

Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that undoubtedly will have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star.

The Nets have been working with Durant to find a trade partner, and he has multiple teams on his preferred list, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because neither the player nor Brooklyn revealed any details publicly.

Jokic, Denver agree on record $264M deal

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic has gone from draft pick No. 41, to two-time MVP, and now the holder of the largest contract in NBA history.

Jokic and the Denver Nuggets agreed Thursday to a $264 supermax extension, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because neither the player nor team announced the agreement. (MORE)

Wolves extend Towns for 4 years, $224M

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Karl-Anthony Towns is under contract for six more years, after agreeing to an extension Friday to remain with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

It's a huge commitment from the Timberwolves, and one they made as quickly as they possibly could: Starting in 2024-25, Towns will make $224 million over four years, and that follows the $70 million he's slotted to make over the next two seasons. (MORE)

Suns, Booker reach $224M max extension

Devin Booker helped Phoenix to the NBA Finals in 2021, then played a huge role in helping the Suns to the league's best record this past season.

They can't wait to see what he does next. (MORE)

Grizzlies, Morant agree to $193M, 5 yrs.

The Memphis Grizzlies are making sure All-Star point guard Ja Morant is going nowhere anytime soon.

Morant agreed to a five-year supermax rookie extension Friday. Tandem, the company home to Morant's agent, Jim Tanner, congratulated the guard on the contract on social media minutes after extensions could be signed. (MORE)

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