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Nuggets announce 2012 training camp roster

Veteran Anthony Carter, guard Ben Uzoh among non-roster invitees

Anthony Carter spent four-plus seasons with the Nuggets from 2006-11.
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DENVER, Oct. 1, 2012 – The Denver Nuggets will open training camp with 17 players after signing G Anthony Carter and G Ben Uzoh, Nuggets Vice President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri announced today.

Carter, 6-1, 190, is a 13-year NBA veteran who previously spent four-plus years with Denver from 2006-11. He has appeared in 218 games for the Nuggets, averaging 5.4 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists.

Carter, 37, reached the postseason each of his four full seasons with Denver and appeared in all 16 of their games during the Western Conference Finals run in 2009. He played for the Toronto Raptors during the 2011-12 campaign, where he averaged 2.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 24 games.

Uzoh, 6-3, 205, attended the University of Tulsa before playing in the NBA and NBA D-League over the past two seasons. He owns career averages of 4.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 60 career games with New Jersey (2010-11), Cleveland (2011-12) and Toronto (2011-12).

Uzoh, 24, has appeared in 24 career games in the D-League (four with Springfield and 20 with Rio Grande Valley), averaging 15.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 1.50 steals.

No. Player Pos. Ht. Wt. School / Country Exp.
13 Corey Brewer F 6-9 188 Florida 5
5 Anthony Carter G 6-1 190 Hawaii 13
21 Wilson Chandler F 6-8 225 DePaul 5
35 Kenneth Faried F 6-8 228 Morehead State 1
94 Evan Fournier G 6-6 200 France R
8 Danilo Gallinari F 6-10 225 Italy 4
1 Jordan Hamilton G/F 6-7 220 Texas 1
9 Andre Iguodala F 6-6 207 Arizona 8
41 Kosta Koufos C 7-0 265 Ohio State 4
3 Ty Lawson G 5-11 195 North Carolina 3
34 JaVale McGee C 7-0 250 Nevada 4
24 Andre Miller G 6-2 200 Utah 13
30 Quincy Miller F 6-9 210 Baylor R
25 Timofey Mozgov C 7-1 250 Russia 2
15 Anthony Randolph F 6-11 225 LSU 4
10 Julyan Stone G 6-7 200 UTEP 1
4 Ben Uzoh G 6-3 205 Tulsa 2
*Players appearing in red have been waived from training-camp roster