Found July 02, 2013 on RealGM:
Kevin Martin has agreed to sign a four-year, $28 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to a source. Martin had reportedly also received interest from the Oklahoma City Thunder, New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks. Martin averaged 14 points for the Thunder last season.

AP Source: Wolves, Martin agree to 4-year deal

Kevin Martin is leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to rejoin former coach Rick Adelman with the Minnesota Timberwolves. A person with knowledge of the deal says Martin agreed to terms with the Wolves on a four-year deal worth as much as $30 million on Tuesday. The person requested anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. Martin averaged 14.0 points and shot...

Kevin Martin's future with Thunder uncertain

It looks like Kevin Martin won't be returning to the Thunder next season. Martin, a free agent, who the Thunder got in the trade with Houston for James Harden just days before the beginning of last season, told USA Today he's not against returning to Oklahoma City, but said he wants to be a starter again. The free agency period begins July 1. The 30-year-old played just...

Kevin Martin Offered Four-Year, $30M Deal By Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered a four-year deal to Kevin Martin that could be worth as much as $30 million due to incentives. Martin was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder by the Houston Rockets last October in the James Harden trade. The Thunder had already conceded that they would not be able to re-sign Martin and were interested in a sign-and-trade.

Kevin Martin Heads To TWolves

Free agent forward Kevin Martin is signing with the Timberwolves, sources say. The deal will be for 4 years and around $30 million, and leaves the Thunder with even less on their squad from the “Here’s James Harden for nothing!” decision. Que sera. By the way, there’s a 90% chance I thought this was Kenyon Martin when I first heard it. And then a 70% chance I thought it was...

Thunder don't need to make major moves to win title

OKLAHOMA CITY The Thunder have Kevin Durant and hopefully a well rested Russell Westbrook. There's Serge Ibaka and Thabo Sefolosha and Reggie Jackson. Hey, it's a longshot, but Kevin Martin might even return if he doesn't find a free agent deal more suitable than what OKC might offer. Essentially, the pieces of last year's 60-22 team are all in place, so what...

Kevin Durant will not leave Thunder based on Jay-Z signing

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant landing with rap mogul Jay-Z’s Roc Nation sports management firm has caused a stir. Durant has long-expressed his desire to not only win a title but to be viewed as the best in the business. Please click here to read this story. The post Kevin Durant will not leave Thunder based on Jay-Z signing appeared first on Players View.

Kevin Durant keeps it trill by eating at Popeye’s

We all know NBA superstars have the financial means to eat whatever they want. There isn’t a meal in the world that Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant could not afford, but that doesn’t mean he likes to spend more of his $20 million paycheck than he has to. “Popeye’s, f all that sushi, and [...]

Kevin Durant: Jay-Z has Nothing to Do with my Future with the Thunder

  When Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant inked a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports agency, there was some speculation that perhaps this meant Durant would be moving to a bigger market or another team. Durant isn’t scheduled to be a free agent until 2016, and he actually elaborated on his reasoning for signing with Jay-Z. But, per RealGM, Durant felt the need to address...

Durant: Jay-Z Has Nothing To Do With My Future With Thunder

Kevin Durant was adamant that his decision to sign with Jay-Z's sports agency has nothing to do about potentially leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder. “He has nothing to do with if I'm going to leave OKC or none of that,” Durant said. “I heard that before so put that out on the table. He has nothing to do with that. He knows his lane with me. Their team knows their lane...

Report: Thunder offer deal to free agent F Wright

The Oklahoma City Thunder have offered a free agent deal to forward Dorell Wright, according to Yahoo! Wright was offered deals by Portland as well. Wright and Russell Westbrook went to the same high school. He averaged 9.2 points for the 76ers last season. The Thunder are in need of a guard now that Kevin Martin has verbally agreed to sign with Minnesota.

Report: Timberwolves Offer Kevin Martin 4-Year Deal Worth Up To $30 Million

According to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports, the Minnesota Timberwolves have offered unrestricted free agent, Kevin Martin, a 4-year deal that could be worth up to $30 million. The 30-year-old shooting guard averaged 14 points and 2.3 rebounds in 30 minutes off of the bench for the Oklahoma City Thunder this season. Timberwolves general manager already said No. 14 overall draft pick...

Durant: Nothing to worry after signing with JayZ

There's nothing to worry about, says Kevin Durant. Signing with new agentrapperentertainment mogul Jay Z won't have anything to do with whether Durant stays or leaves Oklahoma City when his current contract expires after the 2016 season. "He has nothing to do with if I'm going to leave OKC or none of that," Durant told The Oklahoman. "I heard that before...

Thunder Pursuing Dorell Wright

The Oklahoma City Thunder have begun to aggressively pursue Dorell Wright, according to sources. The Thunder are working to remain below the luxury tax threshold. Kevin Martin is unlikely to return to the Thunder.


You can stick a fork in the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Their days as a title contender are just about done.  I wrote this about them two years ago, after they made it the Western Conference Finals and put up a game effort against the eventual champion Dallas Mavericks: As soon as the old lions fade away, the world will be theirs.  But if you check the history, this rarely comes to...
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