Sources: Wesley Johnson to exercise $6.1 million option to remain with Clippers

Wesley Johnson has played eight NBA seasons, including the past three with the Clippers. (AP)
Wesley Johnson has played eight NBA seasons, including the past three with the Clippers. (AP)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Wesley Johnson will exercise his $6.1 million player option for next season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Johnson, 30, is entering the final season of a three-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016.

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Johnson has played eight NBA seasons, including the past three with the Clippers. He averaged 5.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and one steal in 74 games last season.

Johnson, a 6-foot-7 defensive and shooting wing, was the No. 4 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. He has played for Minnesota, Phoenix and both Los Angeles teams.

The Clippers also face player-option decisions from guards Austin Rivers and Milos Teodosic.

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