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Aldridge: Tobias Harris turns down $80 million extension offer from LA Clippers

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Jul 22, 2018 8:22 PM ET

Tobias Harris has turned down an extension offer from the Clippers and will play out the final year of his contract per's David Aldridge.

Tobias Harris will forego a significant pay day in hopes of earning an even bigger one, per's David Aldridge.

The seven-year veteran, who averaged career-highs in scoring (18.6 ppg), rebounds (5.5 rpg), assists (2.4 apg) and 3-point shooting (41.1 percent) last season, has turned down an $80 million extension offer from the LA Clippers, Aldridge reports. Instead, the 6-foot-9 forward will play out the final season of his current contract before entering unrestricted free agency in 2019.

The Clippers are Harris' fourth team in seven years after he was dealt by Detroit in exchange for former All-Star forward Blake Griffin in January. The Clippers continued to play competitive basketball behind Harris and leading scorer Lou Williams before ultimately falling from the Western Conference playoff race in the final weeks of the season.

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