Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 10/30/14
The NBA's Board of Governors met in Las Vegas during the NBA Summer League to discuss several potential rule changes, the renaming of the Bobcats and the potential for new cities to host NBA franchises in the near future. There was also some accounting. Some odd accounting. The Oklahoma City Thunder were reimbursed roughly $15 million because of the uncertainty surrounding the new collective bargaining agreement when they signed Kevin Durant to a five-year extension in 2011. The number int he contract actually was not a set number, but rather tied to whatever the max contract in the new CBA was going to be. The kicker is that the new CBA added in the "Derrick Rose provision" which added increased raises and base salaries on the rookie extension if the player reached two All-NBA teams by the time the extension was agreed to. Oklahoma City inadvertently took advantage of this by signing Durant to his extension for a previously unknown amount before the new CB...
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