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Report: DeMar DeRozan opting in with Spurs

Spurs wing DeMar DeRozan

ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 9: DeMar DeRozan of the San Antonio Spurs speaks to the media after the game against the New Orleans Pelicans as part of the NBA Restart 2020 on August 9, 2020 at The Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2020 NBAE (Photo by Jim Poorten/NBAE via Getty Images)

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DeMar DeRozan was reportedly unhappy with the Spurs.

But no so unhappy that he’d decline his $27,739,975 player option.

Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports:

The idea DeRozan would opt out if San Antonio didn’t extend him? That was an obvious bluff.

DeRozan is a good player whose shot creation lifts his team’s floor. But he’s not much of a 3-point shooter or defender, making him a tricky fit in many situations – especially good teams.

Maybe the Spurs will look to trade DeRozan, 30, before he hits 2021 unrestricted free agency. But with his high salary and on-court limitations, suitors will be limited.