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Nuggets assign Quincy Miller to NBA Development League

Rookie forward heads to Iowa for second time this season

Nuggets rookie forward Quincy Miller has appeared in three games with Denver this season.
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DENVER, Dec. 27, 2012 – The Denver Nuggets have assigned rookie forward Quincy Miller to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri announced today.

It will be Miller’s second stint with Iowa. He averaged 14.0 points and 10.7 rebounds in three games with the Energy earlier this season.

Miller, 6-9, 210, made his NBA debut on Dec. 16 against the Sacramento Kings. He has played 15 minutes in three games.

Selected by the Nuggets with the 38th overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, Miller averaged 6.8 points and 5.2 rebounds for Denver at the 2012 NBA Summer League.

Miller, 19, joined the Nuggets after being named the 2011-12 Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year in his only season at Baylor University. He averaged 10.6 points and 4.9 rebounds while helping the Bears to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.