Found July 27, 2013 on
A person familiar with the situation says Charlotte shooting guard Gerald Henderson and the Bobcats have agreed to a three-year, $18 million contract.
The person says Henderson, 25, has the option to become an unrestricted free after the 2014-15 season. The person spoke to The Associated Press Saturday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not yet been signed.
Yahoo Sports first reported the deal.
Henderson, a four-year NBA veteran, was a restricted free agent.
The 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Bobcats, Henderson averaged 15.5 points per game last season, second best on the team.
Henderson finished the 2012-13 season playing the best basketball of his professional career, averaging 23.9 points over the final 23 games while shooting 48 percent from the field.
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Charlotte Bobcats: Gerald Henderson Contract Grade
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Contract: 3 years, 18 million
Analysis: The Bobcats have done the expected and resigned starting shooting guard, Gerald Henderson. This is an excellent move for the Bobcats, as Henderson was their second leading scorer last season, only behind Kemba Walker, he is a talented perimeter...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Gerald Henderson is closing in on a 3-year, $18 million contract extension with the Bobcats. The 25-year-old guard averaged 15.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists this season with Charlotte.
Restricted free-agent guard Gerald Henderson is finalizing an agreement on a three-year, $18 million contract extension with the Charlotte...
Michael Jordan got his man.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Charlotte Bobcats and Gerald Henderson have agreed to a three-year $18 million deal, with a player option for a fourth year.
Y! Sources: Charlotte finalizing a three-year, $18M extension with restricted free agent guard Gerald Henderson. http://t.co/o4lrCP3krd
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 27, 2013
Gerald Henderson and the Charlotte Bobcats are finalizing a three-year, $18 million deal.
Henderson is a restricted free agent.
Henderson was the 12th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.