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Anthony Davis, LA Lakers agrees to 5-year, $190m max deal

Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers have formally agreed to a five-year maximum contract worth $190 million.

The deal, which includes an early termination option prior to the fifth season, was signed on Thursday.

Davis previously declined his $28.7 million player option in order to work out a new deal.

The deal comes the day after the Lakers agreed a maximum two-year, $85 million contract extension with four-time NBA champion LeBron James.

Anthony Davis, 27, averaged 26.1 points and 9.3 rebounds per game in his first season with The Lakers. By helping the LA Lakers to their first NBA championship in 10 years.

The former No. 1 pick has made seven All-star appearances and made the All-NBA First Team for the fourth time this season.

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