As a big fish in the off-season free agent market, Ding Weidi’s whereabouts have attracted much attention. A few days ago, Ding Weidi told NBA reporter Howard baker that he didn’t have to leave the net, and the initiative was in the hands of the net. Ding Weidi said that if the nets can offer a five-year $125 million contract, he is willing to stay.
“All the fans felt that since I chose to jump out of the contract, I would definitely leave the net,” said Ding. But the initiative is in the hands of the nets. You know what I mean? My next contract could be up to $196 million over five years. But I’m not saying I’m worth so much money. However, the nets can do something that other teams can’t. If the nets management comes to the table with me and offers me a five-year, $125 million contract extension, I’ll probably stay at the nets. But if they can only give me 60 million for three years, then I can get the price in any team
As the second round show in 2014, Ding Weidi is also a very inspirational representative of the counter attack in the league. In the first two seasons of his career, Ding Weidi played mediocre in the Detroit Pistons and didn’t get too many opportunities. However, after turning to the shooting net, Ding Weidi was reused and successfully countered. Especially in the 2019-20 season, despite Owen’s injury, Dante wady stepped forward to lead the team and averaged 20.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 6.8 assists,
However, Ding Weidi this season once again suffered a right knee anterior cruciate ligament tear injury, just played three games on the season. Despite his serious injury, Dante is still confident of himself. He chose to jump out of the $12.3 million player option for the 2021-22 season and become a free agent. In Ding’s opinion, he is the strongest point guard in the free agent market this summer.
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