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Nikola Jokic extends his contract for 264 million euros

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Serb Nikola Jokic, the best player in the NBA for the past two seasons, extended his contract with his current team, the Denver Nuggets, with a record deal in NBA history worth 264 million euros for a period of five years . according to US media reported yesterday, Thursday. Nuggets highlighted the record deal with the 27-year-old center, Jokic, as the period of talks with unsigned players begins.

As expected, the two sides reached an agreement after Jokic confirmed he was not interested in leaving his team the day after the Denver Nuggets lost to the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs.
When asked about his position or whether the Nuggets suggested extending his contract, he said: “Of course I agree, because I love this club and the people who work here.”

Nikola Jokic has confirmed he’s happy to stay with the Denver Nags for another five seasons

By being named the best player in the league two years in a row, Jokic joined the private club of legends such as: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Moses Malone, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan , Tim Duncan, Canadian Steve Nash, LeBron James, Stephen Curry and the Greek Yannis Antetokounmpo.
“Joker” Jokic shone remarkably during this past regular season, scoring 27.1 points per game (58.3 percent of success), in addition to 13.8 rebounds and 7.9 assists.

Batum extends contract with Clippers
On the other hand, Frenchman Nicolas Batum announced the extension of his contract with his current Los Angeles Clippers for another two years, specifically until 2024, for $11 million a year. “I am very excited to stay with this club, which welcomed me in my early days,” the 33-year-old wrote on his Twitter page. Batum moved to the Clippers in November 2020 after his former team, the Charlotte Hornets, banned him from his squad.
The France international, nicknamed “Batman” (Batman), played 54 of the 59 main games he competed in last season, averaging 8.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.

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