January 22, according to a report from Ming Kee Stein, sources revealed that the Hornets are interested in renewing PJ-Washington’s contract.
Interest has risen sharply from last summer, when the Hornets were thought to prioritize signing Miles Bridges.
Stein said the Hornets insisted this month that they were not in active contract negotiations with Bridges, who pleaded no contest in November to a felony domestic violence charge of assaulting him in front of two children.
partner and was given three years of probation with no jail time.
According to previous reports, the Hornets and forward PJ-Washington had discussed a 4-year early renewal contract of about 50-52 million US dollars, while Washington is seeking a contract with an average salary close to 20 million US dollars.