The Nuggets acquired the draft rights to Sonny Weems from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for a future second round pick during a draft night trade on June 26. Weems, a 6-6 guard who spent the past two seasons at the University of Arkansas, was a First Team All-SEC performer in 2007-08 after averaging 15.0 ppg and 4.5 rpg as a senior. To learn more about the transaction, CLICK HERE.
The Nuggets traded the the 20th overall selection in the 2008 NBA Draft to the Charlotte Bobcats on June 25. In return, Denver will receive a future protected first round draft pick from Charlotte. For the second-straight year, the Nuggets will enter this year's draft with no picks of their own. For more information about the pre-draft trade, CLICK HERE.
The Nuggets have begun holding individual workouts at the Pepsi Center as a part of their preparation for the 2008 NBA Draft. Individual player workouts are a huge part of the overall evaluation process each and every year. And like usual, Nuggets.com has had a chance to sit down and talk with some of the draft prospects that attended the workouts.
Sitting at the 20th spot in this year's draft, the Nuggets are in a great position to land a solid player that will contribute to the team for many years to come. Listed below is a positional breakdown of just a few prospects that Denver may be considering with this year's pick: