NBA superstars agree to lucrative contract extensions as free agency kicks in: reports

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Several best nba players agreed to lucrative contract extensions as soon as free agency began Thursday night.

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker and Denver Nuggets center and two-time current MVP Nikola Jokic were among those who agreed to lucrative deals.

Beal and the Wizards agreed to a five-year contract that could net him up to $251 million, one of the richest deals in NBA history.

Beal’s deal is technically not a renewal, as he backed out of his deal before free agency began. It looks like he did it with a maximum contract deal in mind.

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Washington Wizards defenseman Bradley Beal during the second half of a game against the Boston Celtics.  October 23, 2022 in Washington DC.

Washington Wizards defenseman Bradley Beal during the second half of a game against the Boston Celtics. October 23, 2022 in Washington DC.
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Wizards done former Florida standout No. 1 3rd pick in the 2012 draft and he has played for them his entire career. He averaged 22.1 points, 4.2 assists and 4.1 rebounds in 645 career games.

Booker has been one of the best young players since he entered the NBA, and the Suns reportedly gave the quarterback a supermax extension.

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Phoenix Suns defenseman Devin Booker (1) celebrates defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Second Round Playoffs on May 2, 2022 in Phoenix.

Phoenix Suns defenseman Devin Booker (1) celebrates defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Second Round Playoffs on May 2, 2022 in Phoenix.
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Booker agreed to a four-year, $214 million extension, according to The Athletic. Booker will also reportedly appear on the cover of NBA 2K23 when the video game releases later this year.

In 477 games with the sunBooker averaged 23.5 points, 4.7 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game. He helped the Suns reach the NBA Finals in 2021.

Jokic agreed to a well-deserved extension after another year of MVP.

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets dribbles in the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 30, 2022 in Indianapolis.

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets dribbles in the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on March 30, 2022 in Indianapolis.
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The Nuggets and the superstar agreed to a five-year, $264 million contract extension.It is reported by The Athletic. The deal is reportedly the richest in NBA history, and he will have a player option for the 2027-28 season worth around $60 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.