Celtics

Jaylen Brown hasn’t heard from Celtics yet about a contract extension

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LAS VEGAS -- A few members of the 2016 draft class have already received hefty new contracts after becoming eligible for a contract extension on July 1st. Jamal Murray and the Nuggets came to terms on a five-year, $170-million deal earlier this month while the 76ers have offered Ben Simmons five-year max deal according to multiple reports.

Jaylen Brown is eligible for a new long-term deal as well as he enters his fourth NBA season, but the 22-year-old wing told BostonSportsJournal.com on Wednesday at Thomas & Mack Center that the team has not discussed an extension yet with him.

"I haven't heard from them," Brown told BSJ. "The ball is in their court."

Brown is scheduled to make $6.53 million in the final year of his rookie deal for the 2019-20 season. The swingman