According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, J.J. Hickson has agreed to a 3-year, $15 million deal with the Denver Nuggets. The 26-year-old power forward/center averaged a double-double last season – posting 12.7 points and 10.4 rebounds in 29 minutes per game for the Portland Trail Blazers.
The Denver Nuggets have agreed on a three-year, $15 million-plus contract with free agent J.J. Hickson, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
Denver will give Hickson, a 6-foot-9 forward-center, the annual full mid-level exception of approximately $5 million, plus the 4.5 percent annual bonuses allowed per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, sources said.