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KD to Stay?

Durant to Stay with Warriors, ESPN Says

NBA superstar and free-agent-to-be Kevin Durant has told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that he will re-sign with Golden State this summer.

“I’m planning on staying with the Warriors, and we’ll figure the rest out,” said Durant on Thursday.

In April, ESPN reported that Durant would opt out of the second year of the team-friendly two-year deal that he signed last offseason. Lower than market value, the Warriors forward’s deal had previously allowed the team to retain other key players Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston. This offseason however, a pay cut was not deemed necessary.

Should he opt out, Durant could choose to sign a four-year max contract valued at around $158 million. Otherwise, he could elect for another 2 or 3-year deal with a player option.

Obviously, Kevin Durant is a special player, and retaining him would ensure that Golden State remains a championship frontrunner for the foreseeable future.

“Kevin Durant is one of the best players I’ve ever played against, that this league has ever seen,” said his current Finals opponent, Lebron James.

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