Watson is set to earn $6.6 million next season, the highest on the team. Oklahoma City is likely looking for cheaper alternative to back up Russell Westbrook.
"Basketball-wise, you could say we're a young team trying to figure out who we can move forward with as an organization," Watson said. "Business-wise, it could be a different reason, a completely different angle."
--Oklahoma City has lost six of its past eight games, giving up 100.9 points during that span. The last two setbacks -- Lakers and Raptors -- were by a total of 34 points. Before the recent eight-game stretch, the Thunders held opponents to 90.3 points over the previous six games. Not surprisingly, they went 5-1.
-- Oklahoma City is 5-34 under Scott Brooks when allowing at least 100 points, and 14-6 when holding opponents to less than 100.
QUOTE TO NOTE: "We feel like we didn't ever make a push. We didn't string together enough stops. It was a disappointing loss for us. We've got to be able to stop what we're doing here and change how we're playing." -- F Nick Collison, after getting routed Friday at Toronto.