Kris Humphries Reportedly Signs $8 Million Contract With New Jersey Nets

Kris Lands Big NBA Payday

Looks like all that focusing on basketball paid off.

ESPN reports Kris Humphries has re-signed with the New Jersey Nets

The 26-year-old power forward is said to be re-signing with the team for more than double last year's salary, nabbing a one-year deal worth $7 - $8 million, reports the New York Post.

Once Kris passes his physical exam, he could be back on the court tonight for Nets' game against the New York Knicks.

Early this morning Humphries tweeted he is "excited to be back!" and he told reporters, "I feel like I'm home."

Humphries began his NBA career in 2004, playing for the Utah Jazz and was traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2006. In 2009 he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and traded again in January 2010 to the Nets.

The new contract is a big win for Humphries who reportedly made $3.2 million on the court last year.

Adding the reported $18 million Kris and soon-to-be ex-wife Kim Kardashian made off their wedding, (though the Kardashians deny they profited at all) Kris is more than sitting pretty -- even if he doesn't get a penny from the iron-clad prenup he is thought to have signed.

2011 was a breakout season for Humphries, averaging a double-double for the Nets and nabbing 10.4 rebounds per game, good for fifth best in the NBA. Even if he wasn't so lucky in love, his drama with the Kardashians hasn't seemed to hurt him professionally.

In his first interview since Kim filed for divorce, Humphries repeatedly told "Good Morning America," he was "ready to move forward," and that he wasn't focusing on his personal drama, just on basketball.

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