Nuggets assign Hamilton, Stone to NBA Development League

Rookies did not appear in Denver's first six regular-season games

DENVER, Jan. 3, 2012 – The Nuggets have assigned rookie G/F Jordan Hamilton and rookie G Julyan Stone to the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, team executive vice president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri announced today.

Hamilton, 6-7, 220, has been on the active roster twice this season but has not appeared in a game. He played 16 minutes and grabbed three rebounds in two preseason games.

Stone, 6-6, 200, was active for the first time this season Monday night but did not play. He had five points, eight rebounds and five assists in two preseason games.

The Nuggets have 13 players remaining on their active roster.