Josh Hart sat out Team USA’s win due to looming contract extension with Knicks: Sources

Josh Hart sat out Team USA’s win due to looming contract extension with Knicks: Sources

Josh Hart was the lone Team USA player who didn’t see action in the Americans’ lopsided win over Puerto Rico on Monday, and his absence was for business reasons.
The Knicks and Hart are nearing agreement on a four-year, $81 million contract extension, multiple sources tell The Athletic.
USA Basketball said Hart sat from the team’s 117-74 win due to “rest,” but beginning Wednesday, Hart can sign a contract extension with the New York Knicks.
“No comment, other than to say he is going to play a big role for our team,” Team USA coach Steve Kerr told The Athletic. “He had a great…


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