Connect with us

Headlines

Kyrie Irving on Signing Contract Extension: ‘doesn’t make any sense’

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving said Tuesday that a contract extension this summer doesn’t make sense for him and that while he’s already bracing for the daily questions about his future, his sole focus is on getting healthy for next season and helping Boston take another step toward title contention.

“Contractually, financially, [an extension] just doesn’t make any sense,” Irving said.

Irving is eligible for a four-year, $107 million extension, but that would be $80 million less than what he could earn if he waits until the summer of 2019 and re-signs with Boston after opting out of the final year of his current pact.

Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Sources: Jimmy Butler Expected to Play in Season Opener

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Minnesota’s Jimmy Butler practiced again Sunday and is expected to play in season opener in San Antonio on Wednesday. Heat/Timberwolves talks have been dead, for now, league sources said.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading

Headlines

Sources: Bulls Claim Tyler Ulis Off Waivers

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

League sources: the Bulls have placed a waiver claim on guard Tyler Ulis. Ulis spent training camp with the Warriors and was released this week. Former Kentucky star was a local standout at Marian Catholic HS.

Source: Jeremy Woo on Twitter

Continue Reading

Headlines

Report: Pelicans Waive Jarrett Jack

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived forward Garlon Green and guard Jarrett Jack.

Green, who was originally signed on July 24 after playing on the Pelicans’ summer league team in Las Vegas, appeared in four preseason games, averaging 4.0 points and 1.5 rebounds. Jack, who signed with New Orleans on September 19, appeared in three preseason games, averaging 3.3 points, 2.0 assists and 1.0 rebounds.

New Orleans’s roster currently stands at 16, including one two-way player (Trevon Bluiett).

Source: New Orleans Pelicans

Continue Reading
Advertisement

NBA Team Salaries

Advertisement

Trending Now