NBA Trades: 3 deals for the Phoenix Suns to land a third star

Kevin Durant, Phoenix Suns (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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After being eliminated by the Denver Nuggets in the West Semifinals, the Phoenix Suns are once again forced to regroup after yet another disappointing playoff loss. The Suns had the best record in the NBA last season but failed to make the Western Conference Finals after being stopped by Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.

This season, they went all in at the NBA trade deadline and acquired Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets in hopes of making a run to the NBA Finals, only for those hopes to be dashed by two-time MVP Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets.

After giving up so much to acquire Durant, getting better this offseason may be difficult, but perhaps not impossible. In fact, they may have an ace or two up their sleeve that could result in them acquiring an all-star. Phoenix already has two of the most explosive offensive players in the NBA in Durant and Devin Booker.

However, adding a third star could be enough to get them over the hump and result in them finally winning an NBA championship next season. Let’s take a look at three potential trades that could land Phoenix that third star, starting with one that would land them a six-time all-star.