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Old 08-16-2008, 07:54 AM   #1
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Default Kleiza wants to stay with Nuggets

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Count Linas Kleiza as another Nuggets player surprised by the Marcus Camby trade.

But count Kleiza as one who doesn't want to go anywhere else.

The forward can sign a contract extension by Oct. 31 or he becomes a restricted free agent next summer. While Kleiza said there won't be any talks until after the Olympics, he reiterated Thursday he wants to re-sign.

"Oh, yeah, definitely," he said after his native Lithuania beat Russia 86-79 to move to 3-0. "I love being there, so hopefully it will work out."

It didn't work too well for Camby as Denver dealt him last month in a salary dump. The Clippers only gave up the possibility of having to swap 2010 second-round picks.

"I think everybody was surprised by the move," said Kleiza, who is averaging 13 points in the Olympics after he shot 1-for-7 for 4 points Thursday but got 11 rebounds. "But I don't know why they did it . . . I think the Nugget organization has a plan . . . I'm 100 percent behind them."

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Old 08-16-2008, 09:53 AM   #2
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Default Re: Kleiza wants to stay with Nuggets

kleiza imo is one of the 4 core players to this franchise(w carmelo, nene & jr)- a long term offer should be made as soon as allowed- lock him up

i love when kleiza is on the court w one of or both of melo & jr- one of them gets a huge mismatch -w melo & lk nobody has two guys to cover them both

kleiza could win 6th man of the year multiple times over his career

& not to bring everything back to jr, but i really think locking jr into a 6 ish per year contract "could" help keep kleiza in that ballpark instead of forcing the nugs to give him a nocioni type 9-10 mill per year contract

i would love the salary cap structure of a future nugs team with melo, nene, jr & kleiza somewhere under or around 40 million- much better that chunks of 22, 15, 15 just for melo & kmart/iverson
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Old 08-16-2008, 11:08 AM   #3
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Default Re: Kleiza wants to stay with Nuggets

How much money would you give him? I wold say around 5mil
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Old 08-22-2008, 08:09 PM   #4
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Default Re: Kleiza wants to stay with Nuggets

If it were me I'd lock him up with a 5 year deal for 26 mil, but I'm not the nuggets front office and I'm not cutting costs.

I'd guess it's probably a 2-3 year deal for 13-15 mil.
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