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Joe Ingles agrees to $US52m Jazz contract

Another day, another huge NBA contract for an Australian.

Joe Ingles agreed on Saturday to a four-year, $US52 million ($A68 million) deal to stay with the Utah Jazz.

It comes 24 hours after fellow Boomer Patty Mills struck a four-year, $US50 million ($A65 million) contract to stick with the San Antonio Spurs.

Australian big men Andrew Bogut and Aron Baynes remain on the free-agent shelf as NBA teams throw record amounts of money to recruit or retain players.

Bogut is finding humour in his cashed up Australian teammates.

"I'm more pumped about the quality of restaurants we can play credit card roulette @ when playing with the National Team!" Bogut posted on Twitter.

Another Boomer, Matthew Dellavedova, signed a four-year $US38.4 million ($A49.9 million) deal with the Milwaukee Bucks last year.

Bogut, a car collector, also predicted Ingles was "about to have a mean car collection!"

Ingles wife and netball great Renae responded to Bogut, declaring: "hmmmm."

The 29-year-old Ingles is beloved in Utah among fans, teammates and coaches, with his cheeky humour cracking up the squad and scoring him a regular guest spot on Salt Lake City radio.

The Orlando Magic and the Brooklyn Nets were reportedly ready to throw buckets of cash at Ingles, traditionally a forward, after he proved his utility value as one of the NBA's best three-point shooters and during the playoffs as a point guard.

"I couldn't think of a better place to come back," Ingles told reporters after the Jazz were knocked out of the playoffs.

"Hopefully, it all works out and it is a nice quick process and we can get back here as soon as possible."

The Jazz also bolstered their roster with a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves for point guard Ricky Rubio.

The team's main focus is re-signing All-Star forward Gordon Hayward to a mega deal.

Ingles' return will help the Jazz as the Australian and Hayward are good friends and share the same agent.

Steph Curry made history on Friday with a record five-year, $US201 million ($A261 million) agreement to stay with the Golden State Warriors and power forward Blake Griffin agreed to return to the Los Angeles Clippers on a five-year, $US173 million ($A225 million) deal.