Fred VanVleet (28) has revealed that he has never turned down a contract extension with the Toronto Raptors (hereafter Toronto).
In an interview after winning by 117-105, 12 points, in the game against the Portland Tracers held on the 9th (Korean time), VanVleet said, “I have received more than 300 messages saying I turned down $114 million, but it is not true. not. And it’s sad that rumors like this are circulating.”
VanVleet added that they had mutually agreed to discuss a contract extension with Toronto at a later date.
Previously, Canadian sports reporter Josh Lewenberg reported on the 8th (hereinafter Korean time) that VanVleet rejected Toronto’s offer of 114 million dollars (approximately 143.2 billion won) by setting Tyler Hiro (22) as the reference point for the new contract.
Toronto gave Hiro a 4-year, $130 million (approximately 163.4 billion won) extension contract in October of last year. Vanvelee previously won the 18-19 season in Toronto, and in November 2019, he won a contract worth 85 million dollars (about 106.8 billion won) for 4 years, breaking the highest amount from your undraft.
VanVleet is short at 6 ft 1 in (185 cm), but at 197 pounds (89 kg), he is considered one of the best backcourt defenders in the league. In addition, Benveleet is good at breaking through with quick feet and is a player with 3-point shooting skills.
Earlier, VanVleet took over as the team’s starting point guard when Kyle Lowry left for the Miami Heat last season, and after a good performance, he became the third All-Star player from the undraft. 메이저사이트
However, Van Vleet wrote a disappointing record than his last season. Benvelee played an average of 37.1 minutes this season, recording 18.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 1.2 steals, but his field goal success rate was 37.7 (15.9 attempts)% and 3-point success rate was 32.5% (2.8 attempts).
On this, VanVleet said, “Fans can assume that I, who was an all-star level guard until now, is going through a huge decline. But I think it can vary considerably depending on the situation.”
As VanVleet said, Toronto is having a bad season due to coach Nick Nurse’s management insisting only on the main lineup and player injuries.
Meanwhile, on this day, Van Vleet is improving his performance with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, a field goal success rate of 41.7% (5/12), and a 3-point success rate of 44.4% (4/9).