13 April, 2018
According to ESPN's Chris Haynes, the 29-year-old will be turning down a salary of $26.2 million so that he can restructure his deal with the Bay Area side as he previously did last year.
The Warriors - the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, 7 1/2 games back of the top-seeded Rockets - will open the playoffs this weekend against the seventh-seeded Thunder.
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.
After winning his first championship, Durant turned down a $27.7 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent with the intention of re-signing with the Warriors for $10 million less.
Humboldt Broncos assistant coach died in team bus crash — CP NewsAlert
Bieber worked for Humboldt radio station CHBO and often travelled with the team as its play-by-play radio announcer. Darren Opp, president of the Nipawin Hawks, said a semi T-boned the players' bus - an account police confirmed.
Tiger Woods on the prowl in long-awaited US Masters return
He dislocated his ankle celebrating a hole-in-one during the Par-3 Tournament on Wednesday and then popped it back into place. Woods started the week as a co-favorite along with Rory McIlroy, but has dropped down the odds a bit as the week progressed.
'Riverdale' star KJ Apa replaces Kian Lawley in 'The Hate U Give'
Apa, who is white, will play Stenberg's boyfriend, who never thought about his girlfriend's race prior to the tragic incident. According to Deadline , re-shoots for Apa's scenes (originally filmed with Lawley) began on Wednesday (April 4).
The Golden State Warriors have been a completely different team without their system's architect in Stephen Curry, who has played in only 51 games this season after boasting a clean bill of health during the past five seasons - playing 78 or more games in each. The discount allowed the team to re-sign Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala, something general manager Bob Myers appreciated.
"Financially, obviously, what I wanted to do a year ago, it made sense", Durant told the Athletic in March. Durant would make $26.3 million if he opted in, and Haynes noted that figure was low "for a player of his caliber".
Durant last season added 2017 NBA Finals MVP to his resume, which includes 2007-08 Rookie of the Year, 2013-14 MVP, nine All-Star nods and seven All-NBA selections. "Well, the last two years, it made sense to do the one-year deal". At the time, I said it was the right decision, but given the draw the Warriors landed on Wednesday, it looks like a downright stroke of genius.
With Curry out, it's up to Kevin Durant to play like a superstar.