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Small forward Tobias Harris has turned down an $80 million extension offer from the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a report from David Aldridge of NBA.com.
Harris will make $14.8 million in 2018-19 and become an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2019.
Clippers forward @tobias31 turns down $80 million extension offer from team, per sources. Amicable discussions. But he’ll play out final year of his current deal and be UFA next summer, when he’d be eligible for 5 yrs/$188M max from Clips or 4/$145.5 elsewhere.
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) July 22, 2018
The Clippers acquired Harris from the Detroit Pistons in the Blake Griffin trade. The 26-year-old appeared in 32 games with Los Angeles and averaged 19.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.1 assists while shooting 47.3 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from three.
In his seven-year NBA career, Harris has played for the Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, Pistons and Clippers. He holds career averages of 14.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 464 games.