Former Ohio State star Mike Conley receives richest contract in NBA history
For the moment, Mike Conley has won the NBA’s free agency.
The former Ohio State guard agreed in principle to a five-year, $153 million contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.
Memphis and Mike Conley have agreed in principle on a five-year, $153 million deal, league sources say. Finer points "nearing conclusion."
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 1, 2016
Conley’s deal would be the biggest in NBA history, surpassing the five-year, $151.8 million deal that Damian Lillard signed last year with the Portland Trail Blazers.
— SI NBA (@si_nba) July 1, 2016
In his nine NBA seasons, Conley has averaged 13.6 points, 5.6 assists and 2 turnovers per game.