Kevin Durant arrives at Thunder’s arena for what can’t legally be contract negotiations (video)

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Kevin Durant was reportedly set to meet with the Thunder today, but I figured it’d happen closer to midnight.

That way, Oklahoma City wouldn’t so blatantly skirt NBA rules banning teams from negotiating with free agents until July 1 (even their own free agents).

But Durant has already arrived at the arena, greeted by general manager Sam Presti and assistant general manager Troy Weaver.

Keaton Fox of Fox 25:

Marc Stein of ESPN:

Durant is still under contract with the Thunder another day, so he can show up at their arena. Maybe he’s just there to work out (wink, wink). I doubt anyone will investigate whether Oklahoma City is¬†breaking league rules. Glass houses and such.

But maybe my attempting to at least toe the line today and limit discussions, the Thunder convince Durant another meeting is necessary.

I wouldn’t want Pat Riley getting the last word, either.