Report: Paul Millsap, Nuggets agree to one-year, $10M-plus deal

Denver Nuggets' Paul Millsap shoots against the Utah Jazz during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Free-agent big man Paul Millsap has agreed to a one-year, $10 million-plus deal to return to the Denver Nuggets, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.

The 35-year-old has spent his last three seasons on the Nuggets, and while he didn't have the best season of his career in 2019-20, he did have his moments in the playoffs, particularly against the Los Angeles Clippers. Keeping him on another season provides depth in the front court, as well as veteran experience for a still-young roster.

Millsap averaged 11.6 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists on 48.2 per cent shooting through 51 regular-season games for Denver last season.

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