Paul George made the biggest NBA free agency decision of the summer (so far, anyway) when he agreed to a four-year max contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The decision was a surprising one to many - not only the decision to stay in OKC but to make the contract a four-year one.
New details have emerged from the contract, too. It's possible George could end up being in Oklahoma City for seven more years.
ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that George could opt to extend on the maxium contract after the second year of this new contract.
If George opts to do this, the full scope of his commitment to Oklahoma City could end up being for seven years and nearly $300 million.
Here are the full details:
"Here's essence of Paul George's 4-year, $137M deal, w/ player option: New CBA allows George to extend after 2nd anniversary of deal. Extending on max w/ OKC after year 2, while also opting out of final year, could make this 7-year, $290M-plus deal based on future cap projections," Woj tweeted.
That's a lot of money. If George and the Thunder are happy and can make that happen, good for them.
For now, though, Oklahoma City has George and Russell Westbrook locked up, in their respective primes, for at least three more years. That's pretty, pretty good.