Report: Hawks' Millsap opts for free agency

Ashish Mathur

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap has opted out of his contract to become a free agent in July, according to a report from The Vertical.

Per the report: "Atlanta has publicly stated that Millsap will be a top priority in July free agency, and Millsap has expressed interest in re-signing."

Millsap, 32, is considered by many to be among the top two or three big men available in free agency. He averaged 18.1 points and 7.7 rebounds in 69 games this past season.