Nuggets’ Camby agrees to new deal
Denver, CO (Sports Network) – Forward Marcus Camby and the Denver Nuggets have
reached an agreement on a new contract.
Camby averaged 8.6 points, 10.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in a career-high 72
games for Denver last season. He was acquired by the Nuggets on June 26, 2002
in a trade with New York that sent Antonio McDyess to the Knicks.
Citing a league source, the Denver Post is reporting that the contract runs
five or six years and if Camby meets all incentives it could be worth $60
million to $65 million.
“I’m extremely happy that things are working out with Denver,” Camby told the
The former Massachusetts star was selected by the Toronto Raptors in the
first round (second pick overall) of the 1996 NBA Draft. He was traded by the
Raptors to the Knicks in a deal for Charles Oakley on June 25, 1998.
In 424 NBA games, Camby has averaged 10.7 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.27
Camby opted out of his contract in June and became a free agent, however, he
made it clear he wanted to stay in Denver.