"The Turkish option is very intriguing," Goodwin said. "We're looking at other countries as well . Kevin hasn't agreed to play anywhere yet, but we're looking for the best fit."
While heading to China is out of the question if the deal with Besiktas falls through, Durant could also land in Spain or Russia if the NBA lockout continues to roll on as most people expect.
Besiktas' first option to play with Williams has been Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, but they haven't been able to lock him into a deal. Either way, it looks like the Turkish club is determined to pair Williams with another NBA star to help bring the team back to respectability after failing to qualify for the Euroleague this season.
When the lockout ends the Nets will take a similar approach to Besiktas and exhaust every option to find another star to play with Williams and center Brook Lopez in the brand new Barclay's Center in Brooklyn for the 2012-13 season.