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Nuggets Optimistic On Possibility Of Extension With Gary Harris

Nuggets Optimistic On Possibility Of Extension With Gary Harris
Published On: Fri, Oct 06
Mar 28, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris (34) guards Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) in the first quarter at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports


Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas told The Denver Post on Thursday afternoon that a contract extension with starting shooting guard Gary Harris is in the works and that he hopes the organization and Harris can get something done before the season starts.

Hes been such a huge part of what were trying to do here, a representation of what were building here, Karnisovas said of Harris during a visit to The Denver Posts newsroom. Him going through trade rumors and still staying with us and being consistent and being a good leader for our guys and (knowing) how to do it, he was the ultimate professional.

Were trying to find ways to keep him here as long as we can.

Harris, who averaged 14.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.9 assists as a third-year player in 2016-17, is under contract through the 2018-19 season. He is slated to make $2.55 million this season and $3.64 million in 2018-19.

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