PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jrue Holiday has signed an extension with the Philadelphia 76ers the team announced Wednesday night after its 84-75 victory over the Denver Nuggets.
A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press that it was for four years and worth at least $41 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because it is team policy not to disclose contract terms. The Sixers had until midnight to strike a deal or risk Holiday becoming a restricted free agent at the end of the season.
He had 14 points and 11 assists in the season opener. Holiday, who was the 17th overall pick in the 2009 draft, averaged 11.7 points and 5 assists over his first three seasons.
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