Anthony Davis rejects last year’s option with the Lakers and will seek a better contract

The star pivot of Los angeles lakers, Anthony DavisHe has already decided not to keep the senior option he has in his contract and will enter free agency starting Monday in search of more money.

Although he would receive a guaranteed salary of $ 28.7 million, Davis, 27, wants to achieve a longer contract and greater financial security.

It will also allow him to re-enter free agency as a 10-year veteran, when his maximum salary potential will increase.

According to various journalistic sources, led by Yahoo Sports, Davis, which was key in the achievement of the league title, the seventeenth in the history of the Los Angeles team, the Lakers present various options to Davis and your agent, Rich paul from Klutch Sports, to work with the superstar on the deal that makes him feel more comfortable being part of the franchise in the future.

A factor that Davis he will surely measure when considering his options is the status of the star forward contract Lebron James, who has a contract for 2020-21 and a player option for 2021-22.

During the past playoffs Davis achieved averages of 27.7 points; 9.7 rebounds; 3.5 assists and 1.4 blocks per game.

Next to Davis other players of the Lakers who helped them win the title also plan to reject the option of their last year of contract and become free agents as is the case with the veteran point guard. Rajon rondo, and the escorts Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Y Avery bradley.

Meanwhile, Lakers They are already working on the signing of the German base Dennis Schroder by handover with Oklahoma City Thunder, your current team.

The pivot JaVale McGee He also has a 4.2 million player option that he could accept if he feels comfortable with the system of Lakers.

For their part, two other tall men, the veterans, the pivot Dwight howard and the power forward Markieff Morris, they will become unrestricted free agents.