The Golden State Warriors have secured the services of Canadian star Andrew Wiggins through 2027.
Reigning NBA champions signed a four-year, $109 million contract extension with the 27-year-old Ontario athlete, according to ESPN network pundit Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday.
Representative of the Maple Leaf the top earner on the Silver circuit in 2022, Wiggins will average an annual salary of $28.6 million over the next five campaigns.
Former first overall pick in the 2014 auction, Wiggins has put hand on a first championship ring last spring. It capped off a dream year, during which he also made the All-Star Game as a starter for the Western Conference.
Wiggins averaged 17.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 2022.
He also played for the Minnesota Timberwolves during his seven-year career.
Earlier in the day, the Warriors also signed a four-year, $140 million pact with point guard Jordan Poole.
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