Nuggets announce 2012 training camp roster
Veteran Anthony Carter, guard Ben Uzoh among non-roster invitees
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.|
|35||Kenneth Faried||F||6-8||228||Morehead State||1|
|41||Kosta Koufos||C||7-0||265||Ohio State||4|
|3||Ty Lawson||G||5-11||195||North Carolina||3|
|*Players appearing in red have been waived from training-camp roster|