Anthony Davis Declines Player Option, Becoming Free Agent: Report

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis has reportedly declined his player option, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent.

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The option would have extended him for another year at $28.7 million. He originally signed the five-year contract for $127 million with the New Orleans Pelicans in 2016. As a 10-year veteran, his maximum salary will increase from that of what he signed four years ago.

Despite declining the option, many insiders expect Davis to resign in Los…

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