According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the new deal will add 2 additional seasons on to this season, which will keep Malone, who has been key in helping the development of the team’s young talent, at the helm of the Nuggets until 2021.
“I never had any doubt that this would get done,” said Malone, according to Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports. “My conversations and relationship with Tim (Connelly) and Josh (Kroenke) throughout the summer have been nothing but positive.
“All along, I felt that something would get done at some point. When? I wasn’t sure. But I did have a great feeling because of my relationship and my communication with Tim and Josh and Josh’s family.”
Nuggets Targeting Andre Iguodala
Iguodala, who is currently away from the Grizzlies as the two sides fail to find any common ground, could be in the mix for a second run with the Nuggets.
While the Nuggets have a lot of contracts to address, they are in win-now mode and could be looking to unload some young players to get Iguodala for a playoff run.
Pistons Sign Joe Johnson, Michael Beasley Not Joining Team
The Detroit Pistons have signed veteran guard Joe Johnson to a partially guaranteed deal, according to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania.
The addition of Johnson, 38, means that the team will not be keeping veteran forward Michael Beasley, who is not expected to land with the team, make the necessary roster spot for Johnson.
With the deal, Johnson becomes the first player out of the BIG3 to land an NBA contract. Johnson led the Triplets to the league championship this summer, and his play sparked interest in bringing back to the NBA.
Nuggets Sign Bol Bol To Two-Way Contract
Bol is making his way back from a stress fracture in his foot that limited him during his lone season in college.
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