With the surge in the NBA salary cap this year, a number of mid-level players are being paid like stars. The latest: former Wisconsin star forward, who has reportedly inked a four year deal with the Detroit Pistons worth $42 million.
Priority Sports, the sports management company representing Leuer, announced the deal on Twitter.
— Priority Sports (@PrioritySports) July 2, 2016
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 2, 2016
Leuer is coming off of his most productive NBA season, during which he scored 8.5 points and grabbed 5.6 rebounds per game for the Phoenix Suns. He is a career 37.5-percent three point shooter, making him a valuable ‘stretch four’ at 6-foot-10.
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