Even if the Oklahoma City Thunder’s pursuit of Brook Lopez proves futile, there’s a growing chance the team still fills its post scoring void at the trade deadline. According to multiple reports, the Thunder have become increasingly interested in Utah Jazz big man Enes Kanter.
Kanter has made it clear to team officials that he doesn’t want to remain in Utah past this season. And even though he’s a restricted free agent come summer, the Jazz have reportedly engaged in amicable discussions with the 22 year-old’s representation about a deal before the trade deadline passes.
It’s crucial to note that Oklahoma City is still in advanced talks with the Nets on a deal for Lopez. Either way, though, it appears the Thunder are intent on adding a viable back-to-back presence for the season’s stretch run.