September 1, 2014
DENVER - Former Wolf Pack center JaVale McGee signed a four-year contract with the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Yahoo! Sports is reporting that the contract is worth $44 million dollars.
McGee averaged 11.3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.16 blocked shots in 61 games last year for the Washington Wizards and the Nuggets, who acquired him via trade in mid-March.
The 24-year-old McGee played for two years at Nevada before entering the NBA Draft as a sophomore back in 2008. He was the 18th overall selection.
The 7-foot, 252 pound McGee has averaged 8.6 points, six rebounds and 1.8 blocked shots per game during his four year NBA career.