Anthony Davis plans to opt out, re-sign with Lakers—report | Inquirer Sports

Anthony Davis plans to opt out, re-sign with Lakers—report

/ 03:23 PM October 16, 2020

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Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives the ball during the third quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Six of the 2020 NBA Finals on October 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images/AFP

Center Anthony Davis plans to opt out of his $28.7 million player option for next season and re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, The Athletic reported Thursday.

Davis will meet with his agent, Rich Paul, in the coming weeks to come up with a multi-year contract term best-suited for the 27-year-old megastar, per the report.

Davis averaged 26.1 points in his first year with the Lakers, which ended last week with another NBA title for the franchise but the first for the eight-year player out of Kentucky.

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Davis is averaging 24.0 points and 10.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game for his career.

Davis and the Lakers have been installed as early favorites to repeat as NBA champions in 2021.

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