Clippers exercize option on Bledsoe

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Clippers have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Eric Bledsoe.

After starring under John Calipari at UK, Bledsoe is heading into his third season in the NBA. He averaged 3.3 points in 40 regular-season games last season. In his first two years in the NBA, Bledsoe averaged 5.6 points, 2.9 assists and 2.4 rebounds.