The 24-year-old guard, who’s at present a restricted free agent, is more likely to settle for Boston’s $6.1 million qualifying supply for 2018-19, in accordance to a report from NBC Sports activities. The report citied unidentified league sources.
Sensible averaged 10.2 factors and four.eight assists in 54 appearances for Boston final season. He performed 29.9 minutes per recreation throughout the Celtics’ run to the Jap Convention Finals, the place they had been topped by the Cavaliers in seven video games.
Sensible mentioned after that sequence he thought his subsequent contract ought to pay him greater than $12 million to $14 million per season.
“Only for the issues I do on the court docket that do not present up on the stat sheet,” Sensible mentioned to ESPN in late Could. “You do not discover guys like that. I at all times depart all the pieces on the court docket, each recreation. Inform me what number of different gamers can say that.”
Sensible is reportedly pissed off the Celtics haven’t provided him a long-term contract. He’ll grow to be an unrestricted free agent after 2018-19 if he accepts the qualifying supply.
Sensible was chosen by Boston with the sixth choose within the 2014 draft. He has averaged 9.four factors in 261 profession video games for the Celtics.