Netease Sports reported on October 16:
According to the famous NBA reporter Charania, the Miami Heat and the veteran point guard are interested in renewing their contracts during the offseason. It is understood that the Heat management will give priority to the flexibility of the salary space, so they may open a short-term contract extension to Dragic. Dragic played well in this year's playoffs, and it is expected that several teams will pursue him.
Dragic signed a five-year, $90 million contract in the summer of 2015, which expired after the season. This season, Dragic's performance in the Heat is remarkable. During the regular season, Dragic served as a substitute without complaint, averaging 16.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game.
In the playoffs, Dragic shined and became the core of the team. In the playoffs, Dragic averaged 19.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. However, Dragic suffered a torn plantar fascia at a critical moment, which prevented him from playing 4 consecutive games in the finals. Without Dragic, the Heat can't compete
Dragic has a good popularity with the Heat. After seeing his outstanding performance, the legendary superstar
For the Heat, they hope to retain Dragic while retaining the flexibility of cap space. According to US media analysis, the Heat can also provide Dragic with a lucrative one-year contract, while preserving salary space to pursue top stars like Atetokounmpo next summer.