Magic center Dwight Howard spent the holiday weekend working on signing a two-year extension with the team, sources told Local 6 Sports Director David Pingalore late Monday.
Sources said the deal is all but signed by Howard.
On Monday, Howard held an impromptu Memorial Day party for his Twitter followers and fans.
"I just got tired of everybody asking me, 'Where am I going to go? Are you going to stay?' Everybody in Orlando is asking me," Howard said. "So it was like, 'You know what? I want everybody to get their minds off something that is not gonna happen.'"
If Howard were to sign the extension, he would remain in an Orlando Magic uniform for four more seasons.
Stay with Local 6 for more on this developing story.