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Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder Agree On 3-Year, $85 Million

Russell Westbrook will not be a free agent next summer.

Oklahoma City's star point guard has agreed in principle to a new three-year deal with the Thunder worth a reported $85 million.

The deal reportedly includes an opt-out after the 2017-18 season.

From ESPN:

Russell Westbrook has agreed in principle to a new deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It will be signed Thursday, per sources.

Technically this is a renegotiation (of this year's contract) and a 1+1 extension for Westbrook. Total value $85.7 million and change.

Arian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports' The Vertical has more details.

Westbrook, 27, was set to become a free agent next summer. Many believed he would leave Oklahoma City, especially after Kevin Durant decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors.