According to reports, the Brooklyn Nets are not waiting for Kevin Durant to be traded and are in contact with the Phoenix Sun

Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks and team owner Joe Tsai respect the Phoenix Suns' hopes of landing megastar Kevin Durant, but the team remains committed to exploring all trade options to get the best deal.

A third team will have to be included in the deal since Marks is holding out for a young All-Star and several draft picks.

In terms of Durant's $198 million contract, he has four years left on it. After Durant requested a trade on June 30, ESPN reported that the Nets have been in "consistent contact" with the Suns and Miami Heat.

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In Phoenix, KD is a key player, so how do the Suns land Durant? Wojnarowski said Sunday on SportsCenter that the Phoenix Suns and the Miami Heat are both in regular contact with Kevin Durant.

"A deal with Brooklyn may not be feasible without moving some pieces around in three-team, four-team trades, according to Wojnarowski.

This past February, James Harden was traded from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets. –  The Los Angeles Lakers traded Anthony Davis from New Orleans in July .