The Los Angeles Clippers have decided to keep Ivica Zubac to the roster and offer him a contract extension. And according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Croatian big man will remain with the team long-term.
The franchise decided to decline the team option for the 2022/23 season, worth $7.5M, and agree to a new, three-year deal with Zubac, worth a total of $33M.
Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac has agreed on a three-year, $33 million extension, his agents Jeff Schwartz and Mike Lindeman of @excelbasketball tell ESPN. The Clippers declined his $7.5M team option for 2022-2023, clearing the way for Zubac's new deal.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 28, 2022
Ivica Zubac is coming off the best season of his career, averaging career bests of 10.3 points and 8.5 rebounds.
The Clippers are also set to sign former All-Star John Wall, as they aim to return to title contention next season with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George healthy.