Darrell Arthur has agreed to a two-year contract with the Nuggets. The deal reportedly includes a player option in the second year.

The 27-year-old unrestricted free agent drew interest from a number of teams, including the Clippers, but ultimately decided to re-join the rebuilding Nuggets.

From the Denver Post:

The Nuggets finished another one of their desired summer tasks, securing the return of forward Darrell Arthur with a two-year deal, according to an NBA source. The second year is a player option.

 

Arthur was has been arguably the Nuggets’ best defender on the court, as well as a lockerroom leader. He averaged 6.6 points and 2.9 rebounds per game last season.