Paul Millsap and Nuggets agree to a 3-year, $90 million deal, per report

Paul Millsap has agreed to a three-year, $90 million deal with the Denver Nuggets according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Millsap has played 11 years in the NBA, most recently with the Atlanta Hawks. During the 2016-2017 season, Millsap averaged 18.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game.

Millsap was one of the best power forwards available in this years free agency class. Millsap leaves Atlanta after four years with the Atlanta Hawks — the most impressive being the the 2014-15 season, where the Hawks ended first in the Eastern Conference heading into the playoffs. They were eventually sent home by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, which like most Eastern Conference teams, began the breakup for the Hawks.

Randolph can’t do his thing for as long, and his scoring efficiency has definitely declined. But in a smaller role, he can still produce. He could also play as a backup center, which masks some of his defensive limitations on the perimeter.

Sacramento still has about $18 million left this year, assuming they bring Bogdan Bogdanovic over as reported. That’s not enough to give Porter a maximum offer sheet, but it might be enough to make another team with a restricted free agent sweat. The Kings could also save that money and attempt to take on bad salaries from other teams in exchange for draft assets.

It sure sounds like it. Memphis couldn’t match Randolph’s terms without bolting past the luxury tax, which is a no-go in that market. It also sounds like Tony Allen’s days in Memphis are Cheap Paintball Jerseys And Pants numbered unless he gives them a steep hometown discount. Their decision to sign Ben McLemore may also seal Vince Carter’s fate, as well. The Grizzlies can use that leftover money to retain restricted free agent JaMychal Green and stay under Cheap Oakland Raiders Jerseys the luxury tax.

It was a fun run, but it also had run its course.

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