There has been speculation that the Denver Nuggets are close to signing Nikola Jokic to a $260 million supermax deal extension this offseason, according to Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic.

It was announced this week that the Serbian center wants to sign a five-year, $260 million supermax contract with the Nuggets in July, reiterating his long-term commitment to Denver.

While playing for the Denver Nuggets in 2021-22, NBA MVP Nikola Jokic scored 27.1 points per game while also grabbing 13.8 rebounds and dishing out 7.8 assists.

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“After Jokic publicly stated his desire to sign the extension late last month, sources say the 27-year-old has reiterated his long-term commitment to the franchise this week and made clear his belief in the organization’s future in the wake of Connelly’s exit. Multiple sources tell The Athletic that when the Nuggets offer Jokic the five-year, $260 million supermax deal in July, the All-NBA center plans to sign the contract.”

Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic