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Nuggets Exercise 2018/19 Options On Five Players

Nuggets Exercise 2018/19 Options On Five Players
Published On: Fri, Sep 29
Jun 23, 2016; New York, NY, USA; Malik Beasley (Florida State) walks to the stage after being selected as the number nineteen overall pick to the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

The Nuggets entered the offseason with decisions to make on five team options for the 2018/19 season, and the team has elected to pick up all five of those options, according to RealGMs log of official NBA transactions. Here are the details on the rookie-scale team options exercised this week by Denver:

Emmanuel Mudiay (fourth year, $4,294,480)
Jamal Murray (third year, $3,499,800)
Trey Lyles (fourth year, $3,364,249)
Juan Hernangomez (third year, $2,166,360)
Malik Beasley (third year, $1,773,840)

The moves ensure that Mudiay, Murray, Lyles, Hernangomez, and Beasley are now locked up to guaranteed contracts through at least 2019. The numbers listed above reflect the cap hits on Denvers books, and not necessarily the players exact salaries, since players on rookie contracts received pay bumps as a result of the new CBA.

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