Nuggets' Paul Millsap: Staying in Denver

The Nuggets exercised Millsap's $30 million team option for 2019-20 on Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

Given the hefty price tag, Millsap's status for the upcoming season was uncertain. Based on the decision, Denver now looks set to prioritize roster continuing heading into the 2019-20 season, which may hinder the team's efforts to pursue any marquee free agents this summer. The veteran power forward has averaged 13.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.1 steals, 0.9 blocks and 0.9 triples across 28.1 minutes per game through his first two seasons with the Nuggets..

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