Found January 26, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Yesterday was a randomly big day for the NBA draft class of 2008. It was the last day contract extensions could be handed out before that group of 30 hits restricted free agency this summer. We've known for some time Derrick Rose was going to get paid and last month it became official. Until last week, he was the only member of that draft class to get extended. The Oklahoma City Thunder quieted any Durant/Westbrook feud for now by giving the young point guard a five year, $80 million extension. The only other guy that seemed like a lock to get a max extension was Kevin Love. Of course with Minnesota and David Kahn, nothing comes that easy. Love and the T-Wolves eventually came to an agreement for four years instead of the five Love wanted, so Kahn instead gave Love the option to leave after third year of his contract. While it looked like a handful of guys were also going to get extensions, negotiations for guys like Eric Gordon, Roy Hibbert and Nic Batum hit the midnight dead...
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