DeMar DeRozan got a lot of criticism during the playoffs because he did not always play as well as he needed to. It was speculation that he might not come back to play for the Toronto Raptors, but he made it clear that it was his priorty and an deal has been made for him to stay in Toronto.
According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, DeRozan has signed an five-year deal to stay in Toronto, with $139-million plus deal That is a lot of money. This is an good thing for the Raptors because they got the core back with Kyle Lowry and DeRozan.
The Raptors still have to work to do and try to sign an second tier free agent to help out the team. Last season, DeRozan averaged 23.5 points per game, but in the playoffs his scoring with down to 20.5 points per game. The Raptors paid him a lot of money now when the playoffs come around next season, he has to play like the money he is worth. He was expected to meet with Los Angeles Lakers, but that is not happening.