NBA Free Agency: Thunder Look To Lock Up Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is not a free agent this year (if he was, holy hell), but he could be a free agent next year if he does not sign a contract extension. Obviously, the Thunder do not want that to happen, because we're talking about Kevin Durant.

So while everyone else was wooing other teams' free agents at 12:01 last night, the Thunder were at Durant's house to talk about a new contract, according to Sam Amick of Fanhouse. 

A source close to the situation told FanHouse Thunder officials were at the Oklahoma City house of small forward Kevin Durant at 11:01 p.m. local time (12:01 a.m. ET), making their intentions known at the earliest time allowed by league rules that they intend to offer an extension. ESPN.com first reported the visit. 

While figures of the deal were not discussed, the Thunder are expected to eventually propose a maximum deal for five years and approximately $85 million. Anything less, and they will be endangering Durant's future with the up-and-coming team. The two sides can't sign a possible deal until July 8 and have until Oct. 31 to do so.

Durant wants to stay in Oklahoma City, and the Thunder want to keep him, so chances are this gets completed sooner or later.

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