Lawson Unhappy with Nuggets Offer?
It appears that Ty Lawson’s possible contract extension will come down to an intense, fourth-quarter-like moment — a fitting scenario for him.
It remains to be seen whether the Nuggets’ starting point guard will sign a new contract — or if he’ll become a restricted free agent this summer — if he doesn’t sign a deal by Wednesday’s deadline. Denver opens the season that same night at Philadelphia.
“I don’t think we’re at the point where we want to be at right now,” Lawson said Monday after practice. “We’ll see. We have two days left.
It’s still possible that Lawson could get a four-year deal before the Wednesday deadline. Or this summer, the Nuggets might even offer him a five-year deal (other teams could only offer him four). It’s also possible that if Lawson signs with the Nuggets, it will be in the $13 million range per season. That would make him Denver’s second-highest-paid player behind Andre Iguodala, who is paid in the $14 million range