Kevin Durant will likely be a free agent this summer time… not likely although.
According to a report from Chris Haynes of ESPN, Durant goes to choose out of his deal so as to restructure his contract this summer time.
“A nine-time All-Star and the reigning NBA Finals MVP, Durant will likely be turning down a wage of $26.2 million, a determine properly under that for a participant of his caliber, so as to restructure a brand new cope with the Warriors, sources mentioned.
It has but to be determined what contractual route Durant will take, sources say, however there aren’t any actual incentives — for himself or for the group — to take such a drastic discount in pay this time round.”
Kevin Durant has gained a title and gave the group a reduction this low season, I get the sensation he needs to money in and earn what he’s price with the Warriors going ahead, which can make it a bit harder for them to find a way to re-sign Klay Thompson to a brand new deal subsequent summer time.
The Warriors will seemingly be above the luxurious tax vary of $130 million with Durant’s deal and the opposite 9 contracts they at the moment have on the books for 2018-19, and that’s earlier than filling out the roster with 5 extra gamers.
Durant is a former MVP and is a reigning NBA Finals MVP and he needs to be paid like one.
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