Drummond will accept its 'player option' for 28.7 million

This alternative is the best that can be presented with the serious economic crisis affecting the NBA due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Andre Drummond, a two-time All-Star player, confirmed that he plans to cash in on his $ 28.75 million (€ 25.40 million) 'player option' to continue one more season at the Cavaliers.

The player said in the Tuesday episode of the sports news network ESPN, that he will "definitely" be in Cleveland next season. "You can be sure that I am still in Cleveland," Drummond said when asked about his future plans, given that this alternative is the best one that can be presented to him with the serious economic crisis affecting the NBA due to the pandemic. of the coronavirus.

The Cavaliers traded baseman Brandon Knight, power forward John Henson and a 2023 second-round pick they had received from the Golden State Warriors for getting Drummond, 26, who averages 14.5 points and 13 , 8 rebounds in eight seasons he has been in the NBA.

Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman had said Drummond was worth betting on even though he could become a free agent this summer. "For us, in terms of his age and what he brings to our team, we absolutely consider him a potential long-term player," admitted Altman.

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