The Oklahoma City Thunder have established themselves as one of the top teams in the NBA for the past several seasons, and small forward Kevin Durant took home the first MVP award of his career last season.
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However, ESPN NBA analyst Tom Penn is reporting that Durant’s stint with the Thunder may be coming to a close next season.
The Thunder have not been able to quite put it all together despite having a dynamic duo in Durant and point guard Russell Westbrook.
They have failed to win an NBA title and dealt current MVP frontrunner James Harden to the Houston Rockets in 2012 after losing in the NBA Finals.
Westbrook has also made a strong case for MVP since he has come up with seven triple-doubles, including five in his last six games.
Durant has spent the majority of this season hurt, and general manager Sam Presti is sensing that his star player may not re-sign with the Thunder after his contract expires in 2016.
A trade is expected to come to fruition if Durant does not commit to a contract extension soon.