The bone bruise in his right leg meant that he missed the entire last season. He is now opting to enter the final year of his contract. Sources told ESPN Tuesday that the value was $5.25 Million.
Nunn, who turns 27 in August, signed with Los Angeles as a mid-level exception. However, Nunn has never played a game during regular season. After injuring his ankle at training camp, Nunn later discovered the bone bruise which was slow to heal.
Chicago native and undrafted out Oakland, he seized the opportunity to join the league.The average point guard scored 15 points per season on 36.4% shooting from 3, and 88.1% from behind the line in two seasons. He also had 3.0 assists and 2.9 rebound games.
Nunn stated his plans to return to Los Angeles in an interview in April as he left the press room.
Nunn stated that it was easy for her to opt in because she knew that she had taken the entire year off.
Nunn's decision leaves the Lakers with five guaranteed contracts, plus one for next season.($44.47 million), ($37.98 million), ($10.26million) ($1.56 million).
L.A. will have until June 29 to determine whether or not he intends on opting in to the final year of his $47.06m deal.
Los Angeles has also many team options.($2.35,000,000) Next season: $18 million
Even if the Lakers exercise these options, the front office will still be able to fill half of its roster this summer as it attempts to recover from the disappointing season in 2021-22.