Sources: Wesley Johnson to exercise $6.1 million option to remain with Clippers

Wesley Johnson has played eight NBA seasons, including the past three with the Clippers. (AP)

Los Angeles Clippers forward Wesley Johnson will exercise his $6.1 million player option for next season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

Johnson, 30, is entering the final season of a three-year, $18 million contract he signed in 2016.

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Johnson has played eight NBA seasons, including the past three with the Clippers. He averaged 5.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and one steal in 74 games last season.

Johnson, a 6-foot-7 defensive and shooting wing, was the No. 4 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. He has played for Minnesota, Phoenix and both Los Angeles teams.

The Clippers also face player-option decisions from guards Austin Rivers and Milos Teodosic.

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