The Golden State Warriors superstar plans to opt out of his contract this summer before restructure his deal in order to remain with the team, ESPN's Chris Haynes reported Wednesday, citing National Basketball Association sources.
Durant was set to make $26.2 million next year, but by opting out he'll be able to sign a larger contract with Golden State.
Paul George #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder applies pressure as Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors looks for a shot during the first half of a National Basketball Association game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on April 3, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Last summer, Kevin Durant accepted a deal well below his market value. That said, Durant has no intentions of leaving the Bay Area.
The Warriors and Spurs met last May in the Western Conference Finals, with the Warriors sweeping the series in four games.
North Korea Hold Secret, Direct Talks
Working-level officials need to determine how Kim would arrive at the southern side of the border village for the summit. I don't think there's much of a chance that the meeting will take place in the North Korean capital.
Bomb near mosque in Syrian capital kills 1, wounds 6
Defeated rebel groups in other parts of eastern Ghouta have accepted safe passage to opposition areas near the Turkish border. Russian-backed Syrian forces targeted eastern Ghouta on Friday after a relative calm period in the besieged region.
Golden State were heavy favorites to win the 2018 title after their five-game Finals drubbing of the Cleveland Cavaliers. He did so to allow the Warriors to retain the likes of forward Andre Iguodala and backup point guard Shaun Livingston while allowing the franchise to add free agents to the roster.
"Financially, obviously, what I wanted to do a year ago, it made sense", Durant told the Athletic in March.
The Warriors and Durant agreed last summer to a two-year, $51-million deal with the player owning the opt-out option. Last offseason, Durant took nearly $10 million less than what he could have earned on a max salary which allowed Golden State to resign role players like Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston. If he wants to leave his options open, giving himself the opportunity to become a free agent again in the near future, he may opt for a two- or three-year deal.
"I just feel like there was so much movement in our lineups", said the former MVP, according to Anthony Slater of The Athetic. "That's a bridge too far for me, but anyway..." He ends the campaign with an average of 26.4 points, 5.4 assists and 6.8 rebounds per game. Durant is playing perhaps the best defense of his career.
One group of teacher walked the 100 miles from Tulsa to the capitol in Oklahoma City, to draw attention to their plight. The Legislature approved $2.9 billion for public schools, an increase of almost 20 percent over last year's spending.
The Belgian goalkeeper has not figured for the Blues since their 3-0 Champions League defeat to Barcelona on March 14. Chelsea took the lead from an unlikely source as Cesar Azpilicueta scored from a corner.
Western leaders, including the U.S., France, and the United Kingdom , are coordinating on how to respond to the attack. It's in response to the Syrian Air Force's latest alleged chemical attack, which left dozens dead over the weekend.
Zuckerberg has been summoned because of the unauthorized use of data harvested by British data firm Cambridge Analytica . Zuckerberg said in written testimony released by the US House Energy and Commerce Committee.
The country's air force and navy require as many as 400 single- and double-engine combat aircraft, according to the government. Though the RFI said approximately 110 aircraft are being procured, Defence Ministry officials put the number at 114 jets.
Theresa May is reportedly moving submarines towards Syria, and may authorise a military strike without a vote in Parliament . Meanwhile, the Syrian government has put its forces on "high alert" amid the looming threat of a U.S. military response.
Fiji secured their fourth consecutive title at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens after they beat Kenya 24-12 in the final. Kenya faced Canada in the other match in Pool B, and they won comfortably against Canada despite conceding the first try.
She said she would see her attackers at the Brody Dining Hall, causing panic and flashbacks, according to the lawsuit. She later withdrew from the university for the fall 2015 semester and resumed classes in 2016 with a different major.
He asserted that people should not experience any financial hardship while getting quality medical service. With a financial assistance of Rs 682 crore, we have initiated an universal eye health programme.
The works council, whose members occupy half the seats on the supervisory board, also declined comment. Volkswagen has also put huge emphasis on China, branding the market "decisive" for its future success.
Da parte sua, Mosca ha posto il veto alla bozza Usa per istituire un nuovo meccanismo d'inchiesta indipendente. Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria .
Mayweather would finish 50-0 as a professional boxer, his last victory coming against McGregor on August 26, 2017. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake.
Raina, who has only recently found a place back in the Indian cricket team, was sad about missing out on the single match. News agency ANI has quoted sources and stated that the remaining CSK matches have been cancelled.
In the 1980s, synthetic cannabinoids were considered research compounds but they are now produced overseas, according to the CDC. The CDC also recommends providers report suspected cases associated with synthetic marijuana to their local health department.
SBI (-1.6%), Vedanta (-1.6%), Infosys (-1%), Tata Motors (-1.3%) and L&T (-1.3%) were the top losers in today's trade. In the morning Nifty 50 opened 131.30 points up at 10,259.70 and the Sensex opened 400 points up at 33,420.
The Titans felt they should have been a playoff team, but fell just short of qualifying in the season's final week. A sac fly from Elia Namey two batters later allowed the Knights to recapture the lead and keep it for good.
Of all the major National Basketball Association awards this season, the Rookie of the Year race is by far the most intriguing. Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a picture during media day on September 26, 2016 in Camden, New Jersey.
With no response from the Phenom in the build-up, Cena sat in the crowd for the event, drinking his beer and enjoying the action. However, just after the WWE SmackDown Line Women's Championship an official said something to Cena which made him run inside.
John Isner of the United States celebrates his victory over Joris de Loore of Belgium after the first match at the Davis Cup. Noah added: "It came down to a few points in the third set". "I didn't even know if I really touched him on the shoulder".
The all came in just before 6 pm Saturday and within minutes, about 200 firefighters and EMS workers arrived on scene. Brassner was mentioned multiple times in Warhol's autobiography, according to the New York Daily News .
A Palestinian farmer was also killed last week the before dawn on Friday, March 30th, the first day of the massive demonstration. About 20,000 Palestinians participated in protests dubbed the "Friday of Tires" along the Israel-Gaza border.
In addition, DACA is not dead because recipients can still renew their status with the Department of Homeland Security. More than 20 people were killed in post-election protests, and Honduras has always been a unsafe place for activists.
Excluding the addition of 1,000 workers from government payrolls, the private sector added just 102,000 for March. The unemployment rate has hovered at 4.1 per cent since October as people piled into the labor market.
Irn Bru, Luzocade, and Ribena, are some of the brands that have made a decision to slash the sugar content on their drinks. According to the NHS, eating too much sugar can make you gain weight, and can also cause tooth decay.