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After Turning Down The Lakers' $80M Offer, NBA's Dennis Schröder Lands A $5.9M Deal With The Celtics

According to ESPN, Dennis Schröder has agreed to a one-year deal with the Boston Celtics after turning down a lucrative contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers. The point guard was the last of the top free agents on the market awaiting a new home after he refused a contract extension worth more than $80 million from Los Angeles. As of Aug. 10, Schröder is headed to Boston for a $5.9 million deal — a significant decrease from what he was hoping to lock in. ESPN reports that, “In Boston, Schroder joins a Celtics team with a hole at point guard in the wake of Kemba Walker being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, allowing him a chance to boost his value when he will hit the market again as a free agent next summer.” And, the 27-year-old seems to be in good spirits about the new move. “I’m proud to announce that for the 2021-22 season I’ll be playing for the Boston Celtics!” said the NBA player via Instagram. “This is one of the best franchises in NBA history and it will be a...

Aug 11, 2021