NBA: a first contract for Bennedict Mathurin

NBA: a first contract for Bennedict Mathurin


A prosperous week for Quebecers in the NBA: young Bennedict Mathurin initialed his entry contract with the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.

The organization that recently made the Montreal North native the sixth overall pick in the Silver Tour amateur draft made the announcement in a press release.

The Pacers have not released details of the the agreement. According to the daily “IndyStar”, the contract would be for a period of four years and would bring about $30 million to Mathurin. The last two seasons of the contract would come with an option for the Pacers.

This news comes a few days after Quebecers Luguentz Dort (Oklahoma City Thunder) and Chris Boucher (Toronto Raptors) signed new contracts worth $87.5 million and $35.25 million respectively.