Whilst a number of big-name NBA avid gamers seem to be able to choose out in their present contracts, Charlotte Hornets ahead Michael Kidd-Gilchrist reportedly exercised his participant possibility for subsequent season.
Kidd-Gilchrist exercised his $13 million participant possibility to stay with the Hornets for the 2019-20 season, The Athletic reported Wednesday. He had signed a four-year, $52 million contract in 2016 that integrated the participant possibility for the approaching season.
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He can be set to be an unrestricted loose agent in the summertime of 2020.
Kidd-Gilchrist is coming off one of the most worst seasons of his profession. He simplest began 3 of the 64 video games he performed in throughout 2018-19.
His 6.7 issues and three.eight rebounds according to recreation totals have been the bottom of his profession.
He has spent his complete profession with the Hornets for the reason that workforce drafted him out of Kentucky in 2012. Over his seven-year profession, he has averaged eight.eight issues and three.eight rebounds according to recreation.
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Subsequent season will indisputably be a “end up it” kind 12 months for the previous No. 2 general draft select.