Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has agreed to a 3-year, $40M deal to return to the Lakers, his agent, Wealthy Paul of Klutch Sports activities, instructed ESPN.
Caldwell-Pope re-signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in July 2019 on a two-year, $16.6 million deal that included an $8.5 million participant possibility for the 2020-21 season, which he declined.
Together with his 3-and-D expertise, Caldwell-Pope was a worthwhile supporting participant within the Lakers’ run to the championship. He shot a career-best 38.7 p.c from 3-point vary within the common season and was third on the workforce with 92 made 3-pointers.
Within the playoffs, he averaged 10.7 factors per recreation, together with 17 factors within the NBA Finals-clinching Recreation 6 victory over the Miami Heat.
Caldwell-Pope, 27, was the No. 8 general choose in 2013 by the Detroit Pistons, for whom he performed his first 4 seasons earlier than transferring on to the Lakers.
The Athletic was first to report the settlement.