Reports: D'Angelo Russell, Ivica Zubac get qualifying offers
NBA.com Global on Jun 29, 2019 07:59 AM
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Brooklyn Nets All-Star point guard D'Angelo Russell and LA Clippers center Ivica Zuba have received qualifying offers from their respective teams, making their restricted free agents, reports The Athletic's Shams Charania.
Sources: Brooklyn has extended a qualifying offer to All-Star free agent D’Angelo Russell, making him a restricted free agent.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 28, 2019
Sources: The Los Angeles Clippers have extended a qualifying offer to center Ivica Zubac, making him a restricted free agent.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 28, 2019
The 23-year-old Russell is coming off a career season in which he averaged 21.1 points, 7.0 assists and 3.9 rebounds. In four NBA seasons, Russell is averaging 16.5 points and 5.1 assists. Russell was also a main reason the Nets landed back in the playoffs for the first time since 2014-15.
Zubac meanwhile started 25 regular season games after getting traded from the LA Lakers to the Clippers, a stretch where he averaged career-highs in points (9.4), rebounds (7.7), and assists (1.5), while shooting 53.8% from the field.