NBA

Cleveland gets $8.9 million salary exception

The NBA has reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers have obtained a salary exception worth $8.9 million due to the serious injury suffered by Ricky Rubio, who will miss the remainder of the 2021-22 season, The Athletic reported. .

It should be remembered that the Spanish base suffered a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee on December 30 when he was going through one of the best moments of his professional career.

Rubio, 31, has garnered some figures of 13.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 6.6 assists and 33% in triples in 28.5 minutes of play, being a fundamental piece of the second unit along with the veteran Kevin Love.

Currently receiving a salary of 17.8 million dollars, next summer he will become an unrestricted free agent and will be able to negotiate his signing with the rest of the 29 franchises in the competition.

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