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Thunder pick up options on Durant, Green through next season

Updated: October 16, 2008, 6:43 PM ET
Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Thunder have exercised their team options to keep reigning rookie of the year Kevin Durant and fellow first-round pick Jeff Green with the team through next season.

General manager Sam Presti announced the moves Thursday. NBA rookies get two-year contracts with teams having the option to pick up a third season.

Durant averaged 20.3 points and 4.3 rebounds last season before the team relocated from Seattle to Oklahoma City during the offseason. Green ...

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