Andrew Lopez: New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed on a two-year extension worth $30.1 million, his agents Aaron Mintz, Mitch Nathan and Drew Morrison of @CAA_Basketball tell ESPN. Valanciunas is now committed to the Pelicans for $44.1M over the next three seasons.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Valanciunas deal includes a player option for fourth year, league sources tell Yahoo.
The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed centre Jonas Valanciunas to a multi-year contract extension. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed. “Jonas’ contributions continue to improve with each season and we view him as a significant part of what we are building in Toronto,” said Raptors President and General Manager Masai Ujiri.
Josh Lewenberg: Can confirm reports Raptors & Valanciunas are close on an extension. They have until Oct31 deadline but could get done as early as this week
Marc Stein: ESPN sources say Jonas Valanciunas has indeed taken brief leave from Lithuanian NT to return to Toronto to firm up extension with Raptors. ESPN sources say Valanciunas extension is not done but sides are in advanced discussions on four-year pact worth in excess of $60 million
Kevin Rashidi: Some big news, heard Jonas Valanciunas is on his way to Toronto for Medicals and to sign a long-term contract with the Raptors. No other details but he's sitting out of a couple of Lithuania's upcoming friendlies and their coach confirmed he's flying back to Toronto.
December 8, 2021 | 7:12 pm EST Update
December 8, 2021 | 7:09 pm EST Update
Dallas Mavericks PR: Luka Dončić (left ankle soreness) will be a game-time decision for tonight’s game in Memphis. Sterling Brown (left foot soreness) and Willie Cauley-Stein (personal reasons) will miss tonight’s game.