Paul George Decides To Re-Sign With Oklahoma City
OKLAHOMA CITY - NBA superstar Paul George has agreed to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder, according to multiple reports.
George had opted to become a free agent, and his decision was announced as soon as it could be, according to NBA rules.
The forward came to Oklahoma City a year ago from Indiana, where he played for seven seasons.
George announced his decision at a party thrown by Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City by saying, "I'm here to stay."
According to ESPN, Paul George agreed to a four-year, $137 million max contract with a player option. Here are the details of the deal:
Here's essence of Paul George's 4-year, $137M deal, w/ player option: New CBA allows George to extend after 2nd anniversary of deal. Extending on max w/ OKC after year 2, while also opting out of final year, could make this 7-year, $290M-plus deal based on future cap projections.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2018
Oklahoma City thunder forward Jerami Grant also agreed to a three-year, $27 million contract, according to reports.
Oklahoma City forward Jerami Grant has agreed to a three-year, $27M contract to return to the Thunder, league sources told ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2018