Jokic signs the richest contract in NBA history
Two-time Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the American professional NBA league Nikola Jokic (27) will continue the contract with Denver Nuggets, according to which he will earn a record $264 million between 2023 and 2028. It is the richest contract in NBA history.
Jokic arrived at the Nuggets in 2015 as the 41st pick in the draft, last season he was the first player in history to score more than 2000 points, 1000 rebounds and 500 assists.
Jokic's $264 million surpassed the $251 million, five-year deal the defender signed just hours earlier. Bradley Bill (29) with the Washington Wizards.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have decided to offer their biggest star a max contract Karl-Anthony Towns (26), according to which he should earn $224 million for the period from 2024 to 2028, and with this increase his salary in the next six seasons would reach $295 million.
He also got a big raise Ja Morant (22) of the Memphis Grizzlies, who signed a four-year, $193 million contract. One of the most sought-after free agents on the market, guard Jalen Brunson (25) has agreed to a four-year, $104 million contract with the New York Knicks.