NBA News – Los Angeles Lakers

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - APRIL 26: Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers brings the ball upcourt against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game Five of the Western Conference First Round Playoffs at FedExForum on April 26, 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images) Lakers, Davis Agree to Extension – Anthony Davis isn’t leaving the Los Angeles Lakers anytime soon. The star big man reportedly signed a three-year, $186 million extension with the team on Friday, Klutch Sports agent Rich Paul told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Davis, 30, was already under contract for the 2023-24 season for $40.6 million, and he had a $43.2 million early termination option for the 2024-25 campaign. His new deal will now start in 2025-26, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks. The Lakers came into the offseason with some serious uncertainty about the future after LeBron James indicated he might consider retirement following the Denver Nuggets‘ sweep of L.A. in the Western Conference Finals. That called into question whether Davis would commit to the Lakers long term if James was no longer a part of the equation. That question has been answered given Friday’s news. Read more at:  (Timothy Rapp/Bleacher Report)

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