Dennis Schroder has been worthwhile to the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Nevertheless, that does not imply he’ll land an extension with the franchise.
Based on Jovan Buha and Invoice Oram of The Athletic, Schroder and the Lakers are “far aside” in contract extension talks.
“However sources mentioned the perimeters stay far aside in extension negotiations, with Schroder, who’s making $15.5 million within the closing 12 months of a four-year contract, looking for a multiyear extension that may pay him greater than $20 million per 12 months,” The Athletic writes. “That hole contributed to the Lakers’ willingness to incorporate Schroder in commerce talks.”
The Lakers reportedly included him in a commerce bundle for Raptors veteran Kyle Lowry earlier than Toronto determined to carry onto their franchise participant.
Probably the most L.A. can supply Schroder underneath CBA guidelines is a 20% elevate from his present contract, which implies the Lakers can supply him a four-year deal price $18.6 million subsequent season and can be price $83.3 million over the subsequent 4 years.
It is unclear if the Lakers have supplied Schroder that quantity or much less.
The 27-year-old is averaging 15.2 factors, 3.5 rebounds and 4.9 assists per sport whereas capturing 43.5% from the sphere and 31.8% from deep. If the Lakers wish to hold him round for an additional season, or longer, they’ll must pay up.