The Philadelphia 76ers have officially exercised the team option included in Shake Milton’s contract, according to the information advanced by the journalist of the PhillyVoiceKyle Neubeck. In this way, the guard He will pocket $1.9 million during the 2022-23 season.
Milton was selected 54th in the 2018 draft by the Pennsylvania-based organization, where he has completed his first four seasons as a professional. After averaging 13.0 points and 3.1 assists during the 2020-21 season, the point guard took a step back this season, in which his numbers dropped to 8.2 points and 2.5 assists, mainly due to to the rise of Tyrese Maxey.
Still, his production as a rotation player will be a bargain compared to his salary for any team, as the midfielder The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the 76ers have been weighing the 25-year-old’s market value.
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