All-Star Paul George has informed the Oklahoma City Thunder that he will not be opting in to the final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent, reports ESPN‘s Adrian Wojnarowski:
Sources on ESPN: Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George informs franchise that he is not opting into final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent. https://t.co/skRquzhnjb
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 28, 2018
George, who is drawing interest from several teams across the League, will decline $20.7 million for the 2018-19 season. According to Wojnarowski, he remains “seriously interested” in re-joining OKC in free agency and is also being pursued by the Lakers, Sixers, and Rockets.