Report: Ivica Zubac to sign four-year deal to stay a Clipper
ABS-CBN Sports on Jul 07, 2019 07:11 AM
OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 13: Ivica Zubac #40 of the LA Clippers contests the shot by Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors during Game One of Round One of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 13, 2019 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
After landing the one-two punch of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the LA Clippers worked to secure young center Ivica Zubac.
Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Clippers and Zubac have agreed to a long-term deal, worth $28 million over four years.
IVICA....I own it Ivica!— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 6, 2019
Zubac came over in a mid-season trade from the LA Lakers and started 25 of 26 regular season games for the Clippers. In that span, he averaged 9.4 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 0.9 blocks. He was less of a factor in the Playoffs though, norming just 5.0 points and 5.5 rebounds.