Andre Iguodala Tells Denver Nuggets He Wants Contract Extension

Andre Iguodala was introduced for the first time Thursday as a Denver Nugget, and admitted to the Denver media he'd like to stay in the Mile High City for the long-term.

"We weren't coming into this thinking this will be a one-year deal," Iguodala said.

Iguodala, who was traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to Denver while playing for Team USA in the Olympics, is currently under contract for the 2012-13 season, but has a player option for '13-14. Nugget executives Josh Kroenke and Masai Ujiri each admitted at the presser Iguodala was in their plans for the team's future, and both parties will look into a long-term deal during the season.

"He brings a veteran presence, a winning presence," Kroenke said. "He wants to win. He's going to bring that mentality to our team and instill it in a lot of our younger guys."

Head over to Denver Stiffs for more Nuggets coverage, and be sure to check out SB Nation's NBA hub for more news from around the league.

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