This is from the Chicago Tribune, but for some reason they are slow to get it online tonight. San Jose Mercury News always has the same articles posted online sooner.
"Paul and his camp were amenable to sitting down and talking about (an extension before the 2005) season." Williams said. "I made the decision I wanted to see how all the pieces fit together. At this point, I can't very well elect not to return their respect. At the least, I have to let him look at his options."
Williams did concede that there was a possibility Kong won't return next year.