Paul George has always shown he is ready to retire with the Los Angeles Clippers, and he made a huge commitment towards that when he signed a multiple years contract extension on Thursday.
Having made the All-Star team a record six times, Paul George could easily have come up a free agent right after the upcoming season. However, against what was expected, the team has secured his services for even longer, making sure that George will remain not far from where he grew up in Palmdale, California.
Although, the terms and conditions of the deal remains undisclosed, but according to ESPN, Paul George has extended his contract for an additional four years at $190 million, in addition to the $35.4 million already guaranteed him for the 2020-21 season. George’s player option for the 2021-22 season will be replaced with the four-year extension, which includes a new player option for the 2024-25 season.
Paul George is a 30-year-old American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association. He is a 6-time NBA All-Star and 5-time member of the All-NBA Team, as well as a 4-time member of the NBA All-Defensive Team. A sparkling resumé he has, isn’t it?
Paul George has averaged 21.5 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and shot a career-high 41% from 3-point range in his first season with the Clippers. It ended it disappointment, however, with the team blowing a 3-1 lead against Denver and losing in the second round of the playoffs.
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