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Here are some buyout candidates for the Phoenix Suns after the Kevin Durant trade.

The 2023 NBA Trade Deadline is officially over, and the Phoenix Suns landed the biggest fish imaginable, making the biggest splash in franchise history — and arguably in NBA history as far as midseason deals are concerned. Kevin Durant is joining the Suns, along with T.J. Warren, while the Suns shipped out Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder, four unprotected first-round draft picks and swap rights to another first-rounder in 2028. Phoenix followed up that Wednesday night blockbuster with a depth move on Thursday, dealing Dario Saric and a second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder for wing Darius Bazley, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. There are plenty of ripple effects to examine from the KD trade, but for now,…