Beal and Harden reject their renewal options and will negotiate a new contract

First market movements in the NBA. Yesterday was the decisive day for many players who had to decide whether to accept your player optionthe clause that allows them to automatically renew with their franchise.

Two players whose decisions we expected were Bradley Beal and James Harden. The two decided to decline renewals with the Wizards and Sixers, respectively, thus becoming free agents.

Does this mean that they close their stages in these teams? Not much less. Both Beal and Harden have rejected this option to allow themselves to renew with their franchise and achieve a much longer and more lucrative contract.

In Harden’s case, the shooting guard has given up 1 year for 47M of dollars but now he aspires to sign an agreement of up to 270 million with a duration of five seasons. In addition, this will allow the Sixers to have more room to improve the squad.

In case of Bradley Beal it is quite similar. the escort of Washington He has reiterated his intention to return to lead the long-term franchise project and for that he is about to sign a new contract.

Their player option It wasn’t as juicy as Harden’s and it would bring him 36.4 million of dollars. However, now he could sign an extension for the maximum salary for the next five years.

The projects of Philly and Washington They must work next year, even more so taking into account the future bets that the franchises will make for their stars.

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