Eric Bledsoe will no longer be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the 29-year-old has agreed to a four-year, $70 million extension with the Milwaukee Bucks.
Guard Eric Bledsoe has agreed to a four-year, $70M extension with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell ESPN.- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 1, 2019
Bledsoe is in the midst of the best season of his NBA career. Through 60 games with the Bucks, he's averaging 15.7 points, 5.5 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals on 49.2 percent shooting from the field and 32.2 percent from 3-point range.
The Bucks have been a significantly better team with him on the court, outscoring opponents by a margin of 11.0 points per 100 possessions with him in the lineup.
Wojnarowski added that Bledsoe was "determined" to stay with the franchise.
The Bucks currently have the best record in the NBA at 47-14. They hold a 2.5 game lead over the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference standings entering Friday's games.