Remember last week's reports of the Boston Celtics offering Jaylen Brown a four-year, $80 million contract? Well, whatever went on behind closed doors surely changed everything.
The C's are reportedly signing the two-way player to a four-year, $115 MILLION contract. Did general manager Danny Ainge completely cave in these negotiations?
The casual $35 million increase? What in the world is happening?
Brown is a good player, don't get us wrong, but the man has averaged just 11.2 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists over three NBA seasons. Are we missing something?
The responses to Woj's tweet are ripping the Celtics beyond belief.
My goodness. After an offseason where they lost Kyrie Irving and Al Horford and replaced them with Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter, this is going to be a tough one to swallow as the NBA community continually rips Boston a new one.
One could argue they'll maybe trade Brown, but who is going to take someone making $28.75 million that isn't LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard?
The rookie extension deadline is at 5 p.m. on Monday, so the C's had to get a deal done or else they'd risk losing Brown to restricted free agency.
But still, that's a lot of money for a guy who has yet to even come close to reaching his potential.