Report: Seth Curry to decline player option, test restricted free agency
Sound all alarms! Curry to hit free agency! Well, the other Curry…but still.
According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Friday, Kings guard Seth Curry will decline his $1 million player option for 2016-17 and test the waters of restricted free agency.
After years of floating around the D-League and 10-day contract limbo, Curry, 25, proved himself to be an Association-caliber guard in 2015-16. It was especially so in the second half of the season where he posted averages of 11.3 points per game, 2.2 rebounds per game, and 2.6 assists per game while shooting a blistering 46.3 percent from deep.
Despite a love–hate relationship with recently-fired Kings head coach George Karl, Curry has successfully carved his own path in the NBA and has likely played himself into a decent-sized payday. While Sacramento can match any offer for Curry, they also have Rajon Rondo’s free agency to worry about, so it will be interesting to see if we finally see a Curry brother playing professionally somewhere other than northern California.
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