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15mAdrian Wojnarowski

Source: Pels reach deal with veteran Nelson

The Pelicans have reached a deal with 35-year-old veteran Jameer Nelson, who averaged 9.2 points for Denver last season, a source told ESPN.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston, among other teams, have reached out to representatives of Jameer Nelson, league sources tell ESPN.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Point guard Jameer Nelson has cleared waivers and is free to sign with any team, league sources tell ESPN. He was released by the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday to clear room for Richard Jefferson.

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Jazz storm past the Nuggets (1:00)
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Harris sets up Murray for 3 (0:21)
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Faried throws it down (0:18)
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Awards predictions: Coach of the Year

Who will win Coach of the Year this season? Brad Stevens and Quin Snyder are the favorites among our NBA experts.

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Predictions: Who will win the Northwest Division?

The Thunder are the clear favorites in the Northwest, but it isn't unanimous. In fact, the Nuggets, Jazz and Timberwolves each received a vote from our analysts.

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Which players are ready to be All-Stars?

There's a wave of young players looking to earn their first All-Star nods. Let us know which of these rising stars will join the NBA's elite in Los Angeles this year.

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5dKevin Pelton

Updated RPM projections: Nuggets

Denver certainly appears to be on the rise, although real plus-minus isn't quite as optimistic as some other outlets.

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NBA Power Rankings: Where do Nuggets debut?

Denver missed the playoffs last year, but a full season of Nikola Jokic starting and the addition of Paul Millsap have this team trending upward.

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5dAdrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin

Sources: Nuggets show interest in Jefferson

The Nuggets have expressed interest in signing veteran free agent Richard Jefferson, who already is being pursued by the Bucks.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Cap hit for the Gary Harris rookie extension in 2018-19 is $16.5M. Harris will have a salary of $17.8M, $19.2M and $20.5M in the following three seasons. Harris also has $2.5M of unlikely bonuses per year.

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Thunder's big 3 seal a win in Denver (1:49)
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Jokic takes four tries to make a basket (0:27)
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Westbrook receives a flagrant foul (0:31)
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Nuggets to retire Lever's number in December

Fat Lever, who helped lead the Nuggets to the playoffs in each of his six seasons in Denver, will have his number retired by the team in December.

Team Stats

Points Per Game96.029th
Rebounds Per Game38.028th
Assists Per Game21.0Tied-20th
Points Allowed106.016th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1801.000
2016-174042.488
2015-163349.402
2014-153052.366
2013-143646.439

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