NBA: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signs with Lakers for $ 40 million

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signed a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers for $ 40 million and three years. This is how it became known in the last hours, by The Athletic. The forward will stay one more season than NBA with Lakers, as it came to them in 2017-2018. This 2020 he became part of free agency, however, the Californian organization did not hesitate to take his services, again.

It was the afternoon of this Saturday, November 21, that Rich Paul, CEO of Klutch Sports informed The Athletic that Caldwell-Pope would return to be part of the Los Angeles Lakers for NBA 2020-2021.

When Kentavious came to the Lakers, he was widely criticized by fans of the now champions, because they considered him a bad player. However, with the games and his performances, he was able to gain their support, further establishing himself in the NBA Playoffs.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope serves as a forward. In NBA 2019-2020 he averaged 9.3 points per game, with 3.4 field goals per game; in his third season with the Lakers, where he arrived after having played with the Detroit Pistons.


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