Clippers extend contracts of guards Shamet and Robinson

ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 30, 2019 01:21 PM
Clippers extend contracts of guards Shamet and Robinson
Los Angeles Clippers' Landry Shamet (20) reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers have extended the contracts of guards Landry Shamet and Jerome Robinson.

The team on Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) exercised its third-year options on both players.

Shamet was acquired by Los Angeles in a midseason trade with Philadelphia last winter. He’s averaged 9.2 points and shot 42% from 3-point range since being selected with the 26th pick in the 2018 NBA draft.

Robinson, the 13th overall pick in the 2018 draft, was dogged by a foot injury during his rookie year that kept him mostly with the Clippers’ G League affiliate in nearby Ontario. He averaged 18.9 points and 4.2 rebounds there.

He’s averaged 3.2 points on 40% field-goal shooting in 36 regular season NBA games.

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