Brandon Ingram signs 5-year deal with Pelicans
The 23-year-old All-Star reportedly signs a 5-year, $158 million max deal.
From NBA media reports
The New Orleans Pelicans have officially re-signed forward Brandon Ingram, the team announced on Monday.
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) November 30, 2020
According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the deal is for five years and $158 million.
New Orleans Pelicans All-Star F Brandon Ingram has agreed to a five-year, $158 million maximum contract extension, his agents Jeff Schwartz and Jordan Gertler of @excelsm_bball tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 24, 2020
Ingram earned his first All-Star selection during his first season with the Pelicans in 2019-20, averaging career-highs for points (23.8), rebounds (6.1) and assists (4.2). The 23-year-old forward was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 2nd overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
Ingram will return to a restructured Pelicans roster, which features Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Zion Williamson as the longest tenured players.