Report: Zach LaVine agrees to 4-year offer sheet with Kings

Zach LaVine has agreed to a four-year, $80-million contract with the Sacramento Kings, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania.

RFA Zach LaVine has agreed to a four-year, $80M offer sheet with the Sacramento Kings, league sources tell Yahoo. The Chicago Bulls have 48 hours to match.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 6, 2018

He is a restricted free agent, giving the Chicago Bulls 48 hours to decide if they would like to match what would be richest guaranteed non-max deal of the 2018 summer.

In one of tightest free agencies in recent NBA markets, LaVine’s $80M offer sheet gives him richest guaranteed non-max deal for summer of 2018 so far.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 6, 2018

LaVine was selected 13th overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2014 NBA Draft, but was traded to the Bulls as part of a package that netted Jimmy Butler in return.

The 23-year-old combo-guard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in February of the 2016-17 season, ruling him out for the remainder of that season as well as another 58 games in the 2017-18 season.

LaVine was arguably the most explosive player in the league prior to the injury, having won the slam dunk competition in back-to-back seasons using an array of high-flying acts. He averaged 16.7 points, 3.9 rebounds and three assists after returning to action this past season.

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Source:: Sportsnet


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