BOSTON (CBS) – Jaylen Brown will remain a member of the Celtics for the foreseeable future.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN first reported on Monday that Brown has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $115 million.

The team later confirmed it had reached an extension with Brown.

“Jaylen has made tremendous strides over the last three years and has become a fantastic player for us on both ends of the court,” said president of basketball operations Danny Ainge in a statement. “He’s a great person and hard worker who, at 22 years old, can score and defend against the best players in the NBA. Jaylen is a true professional who did a great job accepting his role last season, and he is a major part of our championship goals.”

The Celtics and Brown had until Monday at 6 p.m. to agree to a rookie extension or he would have become a restricted free agent after the season.

Brown averaged 13 points per game last season during his third year with the Celtics.


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