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De'Aaron Fox signs maximum extension with Kings

The talented 22-year-old guard, who is coming off a career season, has signed a 5-year extension.

De’Aaron Fox has been a bright spot for the Kings since being drafted fifth overall in 2017.

Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox has officially signed a five-year extension, the team announced on Wednesday.

The deal, which will begin with the 2021-22 season, reportedly is worth $163 million.

Fox, whom the Kings drafted fifth overall in 2017, is coming off a career year in which he averaged 21.1 points, 6.8 assists and 1.5 steals while shooting 48% from the field. With the 22-year-old running the offense, Sacramento has won more than 40% of its games in back-to-back seasons for the first time 2008.