Jazz reportedly interested in pursuing free agent Andre Iguodala

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant will decline his player option for the 2017-18 season and technically become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he will re-sign with the team, league sources tell ESPN.Durant is expected to sign another one-year deal with a player option for the following season.After winning the MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals, Kevin Durant will opt out of his player option with the Golden State Warriors, per a report.Players like Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston will hit the market as unrestricted free agents on July 7 when National Basketball Association free agency officially begins. “This next contract he signs might pay him more than he’s made combined in the first 13 years of his career, and there’s a big chance that offer comes from somewhere other than Golden State”.That will better enable the Warriors to keep together the championship roster that includes Iguodala, Shaun Livingston, Georgian center Zaza Pachulia and reserves. This would free up some money this year in the salary cap to re-sign Andre Iguodala, who’s expected to receive offers reaching an annual salary of $20 million. He especially was strong in the NBA Finals, averaging 35.2 points per game and garnering series MVP honors. If the Bulls really want to see what their younger core of guys can do next season (like John Paxson mentioned at the season-ending press conference), signing Iguodala doesn’t make a whole lot of sense.That’s very bad news for anyone who thought the Warriors might pose less of a threat in the new National Basketball Association season. He also served as the president of basketball operations for the Memphis Grizzlies from 2002-2007, the team making its first three playoff appearances during West’s tenure.