Report: Nuggets picking up Millsap's option
NBA.com Global on Jun 30, 2019 06:53 AM
DENVER, CO - APRIL 29: Paul Millsap #4 of the Denver Nuggets shoots the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2019 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Nuggets are reportedly keeping a key piece around for at least another season. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Denver is picking up the option on Paul Millsap's $30 million contract.
Denver will bring back Millsap for the final season of his three-year contract at $30.3M, have available their $9.2M mid-level exception AND still stay under the luxury tax. Denver is loaded to compete for the Western Conference title. https://t.co/oCkTvHD41e— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 29, 2019
The 34-year-old forward, who helped Denver reach the semifinals in the playoffs, averaged 12.6 points and 7.2 rebounds last season.