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Denver Nuggets forward, Andre Iguodala officially opted out of the last year of his contract on Friday morning, according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard.
Source: Andre Iguodala has officially filed his opt-out paperwork. Nuggets have received it.
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 28, 2013
Iguodala, was acquired by the Nuggets in a four-way trade involving Dwight Howard in which Denver sent Arron Afflalo to Orlando.
Just because Iguodala opted out of his contract, that does not mean management is prepared to let him walk. According to team CEO Josh Kroenke, the Nuggets’ top priority is re-signing Iguodala.
“We are fully aware of Andre’s intentions and he’s well aware of how much we want him back,” Kroenke told Yahoo Sports. “Andre is a huge priority for our organization.”
Iguodala was set to make a little more than $16 million in his final year. He feels he could command more on the open market.
If Iguodala didn’t exercise the term...
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According to Sam Amico of Fox Sports, the Detroit Pistons could be a top contender for free agent, Andre Iguodala.
Iguodala averaged 13.1 points, 5.4 assists and 5.3 rebounds in 34.7 minutes per game this season for the Nuggets before opting out of the final year of his contract worth $16.2 million to become a free agent. He’ll now have the ability to sign a 5-year contract with...
Ever since Andre Iguodala opted out of the final year of his contract with the Denver Nuggets (which would have paid him about $16 million, by the way), the Detroit Pistons have been mentioned as a possible suitor for the small forward.
FOX Sports’ Sam Amico kicked those rumors up a notch Friday:
Hearing the Pistons could make serious charge, and be serious contender, for free...
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- Green was college basketball’s top scorer last season and is an incredible offensive player and a very efficient one too. However, he cannot play point guard full time in the NBA and is simply a combo guard. He can become an excellent third guard off of...
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The Memphis Grizzlies have traded fifth-year forward, Darrell Arthur, and the rights to their No. 55 pick from Thursday’s NBA draft, Joffrey Lauvergne, to the Denver Nuggets for sixth-year center, Kosta Koufos.
According to Denver Nuggets:
The Denver Nuggets have acquired F Darrell Arthur and the draft rights to Joffrey Lauvergne from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for C Kosta...
The Denver Nuggets have traded Kosta Koufos to the Memphis Grizzlies for Darrell Arthur and the 55th overall pick.
Koufos started for the Nuggets last season, but the team is committed to JaVale McGee.
The New Orleans Pelicans are extremely interested in signing Andre Iguodala in free agency, according to sources.
The Pelicans have already acquired his former teammate in Jrue Holiday in a draft-day trade.
Sam Amick of USA Today reports that the Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors are also interested in Iguodala...