REPORT: The $44,211,146 Way Chris Paul Could Facilitate His Own Trade To Miami Heat

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REPORT: The $44,211,146 Way Chris Paul Could Facilitate His Own Trade To Miami Heat
REPORT: The $44,211,146 Way Chris Paul Could Facilitate His Own Trade To Miami Heat

If Chris Paul really wants to start the 2019-20 season on the Miami Heat, he might have to decline his 2021-22 player option worth $44,211,146. Paul is widely expected to begin the upcoming season on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Heat are said to be interested in acquiring Paul, but they aren't aggressively pursuing a trade to bring the nine-time All-Star to South Beach since he arguably has the worst contract in the league. Paul will make $38.5 million next season and $41.4 million in 2020-21. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the only way the Heat are going to take on Paul's monster contract from the Thunder is if the future Hall of Famer agrees to decline that lucrative 2021-22 player

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