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Nets' Nic Claxton Contemplates Free Agency, Considering His Options

Published April 15, 2024 at 6:23 PM
BY KEVIN BARREAU
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Nic Claxton, feeling confident about his performance, gears up for free agency this summer, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. The Brooklyn Nets center, fresh from a two-year, $17.250 million deal, believes opting for a smaller contract will yield dividends. With Claxton poised as a sought-after big man in this year's NBA free agency, he appears aware of his value, although he remains tight-lipped about the specifics of his future.

''We'll see. At the end of the day, business is business. I'll have to weigh my options,» Claxton said, via Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. ''I'm an (unrestricted free agent), so it'll be my decision at the end of the day, so I'll have to talk with my family, agents, pray, and see if that's the best fit.''

According to ESPN's Zach Lowe, the Nets are interested in re-signing Nic Claxton, who earned $8.8 million this season. The 24-year-old center played 71 games, averaging 11.8 points, 9.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 2.1 blocks.

He has recorded 20 double-doubles. Claxton's projected salary in free agency varies, with some NBA executives estimating it at $21 million annually, while others believe it could reach up to $27 million. There were trade rumors surrounding Claxton at the deadline, leaving the possibility of a sign-and-trade open.


Source Hoopswire : Nets' Nic Claxton on Free Agency: I'll Have To Weigh My Options'
Source Bleacher Report : Nets' Nic Claxton: I'm in 'Great Situation' Ahead of NBA FA, Will Prioritize Winning
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