According to KSAT 12 News in San Antonio, San Antonio Spurs’ forward, Richard Jefferson, has decided to opt out of his final contract year which would pay him $15.2 million dollars next season:
The report goes on to state:
According to a Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, forward Richard Jefferson has opted out of the last year of his contract.
This would free up much needed luxury tax relief for the Spurs.
Jefferson had his lowest scoring season since his rookie season with the New Jersey Nets. He also did not mesh well with the team and did not live up to expectations.
Let’s see what the Spurs do with Jefferson now.