ESPN: Paul George To Opt Out Of Final Year With OKC Thunder

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 7:13 am
By: News On 6

ESPN sources say Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George has informed the team he is not opting into his final year of his contract.

According to the report, Paul George will be become an unrestricted free agent.  In doing so, George declines a $20.7 million salary for the 2018-19 season.

Several teams are interested in George, including the Los Angeles Lakers, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Houston Rockets.

According to ESPN, George is eligible to sign a five-year, $176 million contract extension this summer with Thunder.

George will announce his decision at the end of a three part mini-series airing on ESPN.