Toronto Raptors striker OG Anunoby (3) gets a rebound in the second half of a playoff game against the Boston Celtics (Mark J. Terrill / AP)

The Toronto Raptors have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with striker OG Anunoby, the team announced on Monday

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports the four-year contract is $ 72 million and includes a player option for the 2024-25 season

The contract begins in the 2021-22 season as Anunoby still has a year left on his rookie deal.The deadline for Anunoby to sign his extension was 6 p.m. ET on Monday, otherwise he would be a restricted in the next off-season Become a free agent

“OG is the epitome of the competent, high performing and determined player we want to have in our organization over the long term. Remember, he doesn’t shoot to miss,” said Bobby Webster, general manager of Raptors, in a statement ” We are very happy that OG will be with us in the coming seasons “

The Raptors voted Anunoby for the 23rd time in 2017 Overall rank and he started 62 of 74 games the following season as a 20-year-old rookie Anunoby is a versatile 6-foot-8 striker who has played every position except point guard in his three-year career as a Raptors, and his last season Has expanded resume to include Shooting Guard

The 23-year-old has made new career highs in points (10) 6), rebounds (53), assists (16) and steals (14) per game last season while improving his shot volume and success rate

He cemented himself in Raptor history this summer when he hit a summer beater at the last second in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals to defeat the Boston Celtics

Anunoby’s new deal now marks the final leg of the next generation of Raptors stars after striker Pascal Siakam signed a four-year extension for $ 130 million last summer and security guard Fred VanVleet signed a four-year contract for $ 85 million had signed a free agency last month, with veteran centers Serge Ibaka and Marc Gasol now running their business in Los Angeles and 34-year-old Kyle Lowry entering the final year of his contract, the Raptors are poised to seamlessly move into the next generation to pass

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