Though some analysts and pundits may have an idea of where Kevin Durant goes this summer, the truth is that nobody but Durant himself knows for sure. But the latest betting odds might give a slightly better indication.
According to Caesars via Bleacher Report, the Brooklyn Nets have emerged as the favorites to land Durant at -125. The second-best odds have been given to the Warriors at +200.
The Nets certainly might be in one of the best positions to sign Durant if things go as planned. Brooklyn is already heavily tipped to land Kyrie Irving this summer, and it’s widely believed that the two want to play together.
The New York Knicks were viewed as a favorite to sign Durant before his NBA Finals injury, but have been given the third-best odds at +500.
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— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 24, 2019
Durant isn’t likely to actually see the court for any team next year regardless of where he signs. He suffered a ruptured Achilles in the NBA Finals and is expected to miss most if not all of the 2019-20 season.
Nevertheless, a team like Brooklyn that might be capable of making the playoffs in 2020 even without Durant could certainly afford to sign him, let him recover, and have him play alongside Kyrie the following year.
Durant has the whole basketball world in his hands.