Lakers PG Dennis Schroder Rejects Huge Contract Offer

The Los Angeles Lakers thought they presented a fair contract extension meanwhile point-guard Dennis Schroder had other ideas. The team reportedly tabled a four-year extension work around $80 million and it was quickly rejected according to Marc Stein of the New York Times.

Schroder is holding out for more money as he's likely headed for free-agency this offseason so he can use other team's as leverage to up his numbers. 

The German floor general is having a decent season in his first in LA as he's appeared in 43 games and is averaging 15.4 points, 4.9 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals. He's become the team's reliable starting point-guard and the team is relying on him heavily at the moment without LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

The Lakers possess Schroder's Bird rights so they will be able to go over the salary cap with his extension so expect to see something eventually done. Schroder isn't in any rush because he knows if the team wins a Championship, he's going to be in line for some more dough.

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