Virtually every NBA team will at least want to check in on Kevin Durant after the star demanded a trade from the Brooklyn Nets. 

 Some teams will be willing to go further than others, however, and there may be some surprises in the mix.

One of those surprises may be the New Orleans Pelicans. 

the Pelicans are hopeful of being given the chance to recruit Durant

 as they believe head coach Willie Green could sell the star on the organization’s vision

Green has a pre-existing connection, as he was an assistant for the Golden State Warriors when Durant played there.

 there was no guarantee the Nets would permit the Pelicans to meet with Durant

and even if they did, there is no certainty that Durant would be willing to take such a meeting.