The Los Angeles Lakers are optimistic about the newcomer Dennis Schroder.
Although the organization hasn’t even seen Schroder play on its roster for a month, it intends to sign with the renewed point guard.
ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski said: “The Los Angeles Lakers have begun contract extension negotiations with starting point guard Dennis Schroder, and news is expected to begin again in mid-February.”
In fact, the Lakers tried to extend Schroder’s contract even before the start of the 2020-21 season. However, he rejected the Lakers’ generous offer.
The source said: “Before the start of the season, Schroeder rejected the Lakers̵7; initial offer and extended his contract for another two years for a total of $33.4 million. This represents the highest the Lakers can give him before February 16. Quote. Wonnarowski wrote.
The Lakers acquired Schroder through a deal with Danny Green and the first round pick of the 2020 NBA Draft to the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The 27-year-old Schroder averaged 18.9 points and 46.9% shooting last season.
Lakers superstar LeBron James has always wanted to play with the Bulldogs for a while. When the Lakers bought him, he was very excited.
Since they won the 2020 championship, the Lakers have expanded LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma.