Darrell Arthur

Center Plumlee returning to Nuggets on 3-year, $41M deal

Mason Plumlee lived out of a hotel last season after being acquired in a February trade and didn't get a chance to venture out much in Denver.

He hopes to change all that — even mingle more with the fans — after the restricted free agent center agreed Monday to return to the Nuggets on a three-year, $41 million deal, which was first reported by ESPN. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the deal to The Associated Press.

On his Twitter account, Plumlee posted a clip from the cartoon series "South Park" of the characters tossing around a basketball along with the words "Let's Go. " He also wrote a letter to Nuggets fans on his website.

"We met...