Nic Batum will return to the Los Angeles Clippers and has agreed to a two-year deal with the franchise, worth $22M.
The French forward declined his player option, worth $3.3M, to become a free agent and negotiate a new deal with the Clippers.
Free agent F Nic Batum has agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 30, 2022
Nic Batum started 54 games last season, averaging 8.3 points and 4.3 rebounds, in his second season in Los Angeles. The veteran forward has been a great fit to the team with his versatile playing style on both ends and his excellent character.
The deal between the two sides is for two years, worth a total of $22M, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. The Clippers aim to return to title contention next season.
Free agent forward Nicolas Batum has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on a two-year, $22 million deal, league sources tell @YahooSports. https://t.co/Fu5tq3vRpc
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) June 30, 2022