Jaylen Brown, Celtics Reach 4-Year, $115 Million Contract Extension: Report

The $28.75 million-per-year deal will keep Brown in Boston through 2024 and makes him the third-highest-paid Celtic

Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics have resolved their differences.

Brown has agreed to a four-year, $115 million contract extension with the Boston Celtics hours before Monday's deadline, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported.

The $28.75 million-per-year deal will keep Brown in Boston through 2024 and makes him the third-highest-paid Celtic behind Kemba Walker and Gordon Hayward.

The team later confirmed the extension, though without giving details on how much Brown would be paid or how long he'd stay on the team, citing Celtics policy.

"He's a great person and hard worker who, at 22 years old, can score and defend against the best players in the NBA," Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said in a statement. "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."

Brown and the Celtics had been at an impasse, according to another report earlier Monday.

There was "no final resolution" between Brown and the Celtics on a possible contract extension ahead of Monday's 5 p.m. ET deadline, The Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach reported Monday afternoon.

Ainge confirmed last week the team has made several extension offers to Brown, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal.

Brown reportedly rebuffed a four-year, $80 million offer from Boston recently while holding out for a richer deal.

The 22-year-old took a step back last season, averaging 13.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game after a strong sophomore campaign.

Several members of Brown's 2016 NBA Draft class, meanwhile, recently have agreed to lucrative extensions -- most recently Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, who reportedly inked a four-year, $86 million deal worth up to $106 million with incentives.

If Brown and the Celtics couldn't come to terms before 5 p.m. ET, he'd have become a restricted free agent in a 2020 offseason that features a relatively weak free agent class.

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