Breathe easy, Dallas Mavericks fans – Luka Doncic isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.
The 22-year-old superstar has reportedly agreed to the biggest rookie contract extension in the history of the National Basketball Association. Multiple NBA insiders have confirmed the big news on Monday night.
Doncic, an All-NBA player for the Mavericks, has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $207 million rookie contract extension. It’s the largest rookie contract extension in the history of the league.
There were no real doubts that Doncic would sign the contract extension. However, in today’s NBA, nothing is official until pen is put to paper.
ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski had the details.
Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic has agreed to sign a landmark five-year, $207 million supermax rookie extension, his agent Bill Duffy of @BDA_Sports tells ESPN. https://t.co/vVj770OD8A
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 9, 2021
The NBA world has taken to Twitter to react to the news.
$207M contracts for Trae and Luka this summer 🤑 pic.twitter.com/krVHwsBanL
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 9, 2021
$200M+ contracts in NBA history:
And now Luka. pic.twitter.com/heX8P7aBM2
— StatMuse (@statmuse) August 9, 2021
LUKA OFFICIALLY GOT THE BAG 💰
Five-year, $207 million supermax rookie extension 🔥 (per @wojespn, via @flightmike) pic.twitter.com/IS1qKliyK2
— Overtime (@overtime) August 9, 2021
Luka right now pic.twitter.com/rqZaU12931
— #RingerNBA (@ringernba) August 9, 2021
The Mavericks pulled out all the stops to get Doncic to agree to the extension. They sent a large group of Mavericks personnel to Europe to meet with their superstar player.
Mavs special advisor Dirk Nowitzki has arrived in Slovenia, as has the delegation of team officials from Dallas led by owner Mark Cuban, as they work to finalize the long-anticipated supermax extension of $200-plus million over five years for Luka Doncic.
📸: @Sport24ur pic.twitter.com/e2uF5n3OZp
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) August 9, 2021
It’s been a big offseason for the Mavericks, who signed Doncic to an extension and found a new head coach.
Doncic and Jason Kidd will lead the Mavericks into their new era.
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