OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - The back-to-back defending champion Golden State Warriors have officially re-signed superstar forward Kevin Durant, the team announced Saturday.
The terms of the agreement were not released, per team policy.
Durant, winner of the last two NBA Finals MVP awards, averaged 26.4 points, 6.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists and a career-high 1.75 blocks per game in 68 games last season. The 29-year-old snatched his ninth consecutive NBA All-Star nod and his sixth All-NBA First Team honors.
Warriors Re-Sign Forward Kevin Durant pic.twitter.com/u0LoPufVFQ— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) July 7, 2018
Saturday’s announcement assures that the Warriors wrecking ball, championship crew will remain together for at least one more year. Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant – the Hamptons Five – will be together in their pursuit for a third straight title.
Durant is a 11-year veteran and owns a career average of 27.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 37.1 minutes.