Bismack Biyombo is reportedly open to taking a hometown discount to re-sign with the Raptors.
Raptors GM Masai Ujiri hinted that re-signing Bismack Biyombo could be a difficult proposition.
Bismack Biyombo said that he doesn't necessarily need to land a starting job this summer.
According to Marc Stein of ESPN, Bismack Biyombo will decline his $2.9 million player option for the 2016-17 season.
Bismack Biyombo scored four points with nine rebounds, one steal, one block and one turnover in 26 minutes against the Cavs on Friday.
Bismack Biyombo could make up to $17 million per year as an unrestricted free agent this summer, according to an unnamed general manager.
Bismack Biyombo started Game 5 but posted only seven points, four boards and one block in 21 minutes during Toronto's 38-point road loss.
Bismack Biyombo will start Game 5 on Wednesday despite the return of Jonas Valanciunas (ankle).
The Raptors could struggle to retain Bismack Biyombo as an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Bismack Biyombo was terrific yet again during a win over the Cavs on Monday, finishing with five points, 14 rebounds, one assist and three blocks in 42 minutes.
Dwane Casey, who was fined $25,000 for criticizing the officials, said that Bismack Biyombo is not getting any foul calls vs. the Cavaliers.
Bismack Biyombo grabbed a playoff franchise-record 26 boards against the Cavs on Saturday, adding seven points, one assist and four blocks in 39 minutes.
Bismack Biyombo scored 12 points with four rebounds and two steals in 31 minutes vs. the Cavs in Game 1 on Tuesday.
Bismack Biyombo played a key role in the Raptors' 116-89 win over the Heat on Sunday, scoring 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting to go with 16 boards, one assist and two blocks over 41 minutes.