Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon has agreed to a four-year, $ 92 million contract extension, his agent, Klutch Sports’ Calvin Andrews, confirmed to Marc J. Spears on Tuesday.
The deal, which was first reported by The Athletic, includes a player option for a fourth year in 2025-26, his agent told ESPN. It includes $ 88 million in base salary and $ 4 million in incentives, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks.
Gordon, the 11th player this offseason to sign a veteran extension, was traded to Denver in a March trade that sent veteran guard Gary Harris and rookie RJ Hampton and Denver’s 2025 protected first-round pick in 2025. for the Magic.
Gordon, who turns 25 on Thursday, averaged 12.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in 2020-21. Orlando picked him fourth overall in the 2014 draft.
The high-flying forward might be remembered for his performances during NBA dunk contests. In 2020, he finished runner-up in a showdown with Derrick Jones Jr.