Josh Hart finalizing lucrative extension with Knicks

As anticipated, Josh Hart, who is currently with Team USA preparing for FIBA World Cup, is on the verge of solidifying his future with the New York Knicks by signing a significant contract extension.

The 28-year-old shooting guard previously opted into his player option, valued at nearly $13 million, for the upcoming 2023-24 season.

NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski took to Twitter to announce the news, stating that Hart is finalizing a four-year, $81 million contract extension. The deal is set to deliver Hart a total of $94 million through 2027-2028 season.