Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a three-year contract extension for a maximum of $186 million, keeping the eight-time NBA All-Star in the franchise through 2028 for a total of over $270 million. per multiple reports.
Davis, whose contract represents the highest annual contract renewal in NBA history averaging $62 million per season, had two years and $84 million left on his contract before he was eligible to sign the three-year contract extension Friday.
The deal goes into effect with the 2024-25 season and Davis will earn about $40.6 million in the upcoming season.
Davis, 30, arrived in LA in 2019 after a blockbuster deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. A year later, along with LeBron James, he helped bring the Lakers the 2020 NBA Championship.
Davis averaged 25.9 points and had a career-best 56.3% rebounds, 12.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocks for the Lakers last season.
He was also selected four times to the All-NBA selection and was named to the league’s 75th anniversary team.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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