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Kevin Durant To Sign One-Plus-One Deal With Player Option, Per Reports

A closeup of Kevin Durant with his hands on his waste.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors waits for play during a 127-123 overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

There won't be any drama surrounding Kevin Durant's free agency this summer. Next year though, well that could be a different story.

Durant is expected to sign a one-plus-one max deal to return to the Golden State Warriors, according to multiple reports. That would leave Durant with a player option for 2019-20, meaning he could jump back into free agency next summer.

Durant's will reportedly make $30.5 million next year under his new deal. That is another $5 million discount he's given Golden State this year.

The deal is expected to be done soon after free agency officially opens at 12:01 a.m. ET tonight.

If Durant does test the free agent waters in 2019, he will be the grand prize in a loaded class that could include Kyrie Irving, Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler and Klay Thompson, among others.

The last time Durant was the major player in free agency, it was 2016 and he signed with the Golden State Warriors. In two years with the Warriors, Durant has won a pair of championships.

In 2017-18, Durant averaged 26.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game. He shot 51.6 percent from the field, 41.9 percent from three-point range and 88.9 percent from the free throw line.