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Nuggets set to hold predraft workouts at the Pepsi Center

Duke guard Nolan Smith, Colorado guard Cory HIggins among those scheduled


The Denver Nuggets hold the 22nd pick in the 2011 NBA Draft on June 23. Nuggets executives Josh Kroenke and Masai Ujiri and the team’s scouting department have been preparing for the past several months, and they will take a closer look at draft prospects during workouts Wednesday and Thursday at the Pepsi Center.

Guards Iman Shumpert (6-6, 220) from Georgia Tech and Nolan Smith (6-4, 190) from Duke and forward Jordan Williams (6-10, 250) from Maryland are among those scheduled to work out on Wednesday.

Scheduled for Thursday’s workout are University of Colorado guard Cory Higgins (6-5, 185), as well as guard Charles Jenkins (6-3, 220) of Hofstra and small forward Travis Leslie (6-4, 205) of Georgia.

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