Dennis Schroder commits one year and $ 5.9 million

Free agent Dennis Schroder has agreed to a one-year, $ 5.9 million contract with the Boston Celtics, sources say. On November 18, 2020, Schroder was traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Los Angeles Lakers for Danny Green and Jaden McDaniels. In the 2020-21 NBA season, in 61 games played against the Lakers, the 27-year-old goaltender averaged 15.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. He also shot 43.7% from the field and 33.5% from three points. In Schroder’s Lakers debut against the Los Angeles Clippers, he finished with 14 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, in the team’s 116-109 loss.

In the first round playoff series against the Phoenix Suns, Schroder averaged 14.3 points, three rebounds and 2.8 assists per game. He also played 32.7 minutes per game against the Suns. Last season he made $ 16 million. On Instagram, the eight-year veteran posted: “I am proud to announce that for the 2021-22 season, I will be playing with the Boston Celtics! This is one of the best franchises in NBA history and it will be an honor to don the green and the white and do what I love! I go there every evening and I leave everything on the ground for the city !!! Who’s ready ?! ” The Celtics will now be the goalie’s fourth NBA team in his professional playing career.

Additionally, between 2010 and 2013, Schroder played basketball in Braunschweig, Germany, where he was born. He played for the Phantoms Braunschweig and SG Braunschweig. Both basketball clubs are part of the Basketball Bundesliga, the highest level of professional basketball in Germany. In 2013, he won the BBL Most Improved Player and BBL Best German Young Player awards. Additionally, Schroder was drafted 17th overall by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA Draft. He spent the first five seasons of his NBA career in Atlanta, averaging nearly 13 points per game in the 2013 NBA Draft. Peach State.

In reference to Spotrac, the Celtics have a total cap of $ 135,655,380. Their current luxury tax room is $ 950,620. An upcoming deadline for the organization is for Jabari Parker, who is guaranteed $ 100,000 by August 24, 2021. However, he is also guaranteed $ 1,141,517 by the October 17, 2021 deadline. Most in-depth on the active list, Jayson Tatum has a cap of $ 28,103,500. This amount consumes 16.75% of the team’s total salary cap. Schroder and Enes Kanter both have pending transactions. The Celtics have yet to pay Kanter $ 1,669,178. He was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers on November 20, 2020.

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