By John Askounis/ email@example.com
Ivica Zubac is set to become a restricted free agent on July 1st, according to Shams Charania of the The Athletic. The report states that the Los Angeles Clippers extended a qualifying offer to the 22-year-old Croatian big of 1,931,189 dollars.
Zubac was the 32nd pick of the 2016 NBA draft. He moved from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Clippers via trade last February. He since averaged 9.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per Regular Season contest and followed up with 5 points and 5.5 rebounds in the Playoffs.
By making him a restricted free agent, the Clippers will be able to match any NBA offer he accepts, in order to keep him in their squad. The market for all free agents will open on July 1st.
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