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Agent: Zion secures extension, may make $231M

Agent: Zion secures extension, may make $231M

4:53 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson has agreed on a five-year, $193 million designated maximum rookie extension that could earn him as much as $231 million, CAA Sports’ co-head of Basketball Austin Brown told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. If Williamson makes the All-NBA team, wins MVP or Defensive Player of the …

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NBA free agency winners/losers: Zion Williamson scores, Rudy Gobert to Wolves a win-win, Warriors take a hit

NBA free agency winners/losers: Zion Williamson scores, Rudy Gobert to Wolves a win-win, Warriors take a hit

The 2022 NBA free agency period opened Thursday night, and things have gotten wild on the trade front. Rudy Gobert now plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Durant asked out of Brooklyn. Once he goes, Kyrie Irving will likely follow him. The Celtics landed Malcolm Brogdon from the Pacers. That’s just the start.  Let’s get …

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NBA free agency 2022: Zion Williamson to sign maximum extension with New Orleans Pelicans

NBA free agency 2022: Zion Williamson to sign maximum extension with New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson, the NBA’s No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft, missed all of last season with a foot injury. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images) The New Orleans Pelicans will sign 22-year-old oft-injured occasional superstar Zion Williamson to a five-year, $193 million designated player contract extension, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. The deal will pay …

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