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Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 6:44 am  |  21 responses

Nuggets trade with Houston for White

The Nuggets acquired swingman James White from the Houston Rockets in exchange for the draft rights to forward Axel Hervelle, a 2005 pick who has yet to play in the NBA. White has an average of 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 10 career games with San Antonio and Houston.

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  • DARYL MOREY

    just as planned!!!!

  • larsylad

    I think now, they really CAN claim to be better than Kobe.

  • http://www.hibachi20.blogspot.com Hursty

    White can play, his jumpshot improved sooo much the last 2 years and his athleticism is um, good.
    If he can apply himself defensively the way he did with his jumpshot, then I don’t see why he can’t be another Dahntay Jones for the Nuggets. Although for White to be starting over some of the other guys at the 2/3 spots is kinda messed up.
    I don’t know sh*t about Axel Herville though, but I doubt Darryl Morey would just randomly trade for him.
    Which reminds me that I think we (Houston)own the rights to Fred Weis still? (the guy Vince teabagged in the Olympics – no he did not *just* jump over him thankyou very much!)

  • Bo Diddly

    Just pray he sticks with the team until All-Star break. Guaranteed dunk contest winner if they let him enter.

  • 6marjons

    yeah he should work in the system and i’m desperate to see this guy jump from behind the free throw line between the legs again

  • underdog

    Flight White! I hope he gets some minutes.

  • Si

    Why would we go and swap White for this guy……

  • http://www.facebook.com mat smith

    DUNK contest please!

  • http://www.facebook.com mat smith
  • http://hoopmixtape.ning.com/ Simon S.Y Lawy

    it’s time to dunk …

  • http://www.twitter.com/NotebookNick thesubwayconnection

    I wanna see the in-practice dunk contests between him and JR Smith.

  • fireman10101

    I hope he become a defender cuz it should be nice to see him on a fast break

  • http://slamonline.com YKnot

    Chauncey gotta be licking his lips thinking about the endless fastbreak opportunities!

  • http://slamonline.com Brad Long

    Well NOW what Kenyon Martin said makes sense. He must’ve known about this blockbuster deal in advance.

  • 14KCemin

    Showtime at the Pepsi center!!!!!

  • http://slamonline.com/ niQ

    Does this call for instant access into the Dunk Contest?

  • whooo!

    the Nuggets continue to try to build the greatest dunking / most athletic team of all time.

  • http://slamonline.com YKnot

    Phi Slamma Denva

  • vic21

    If James White enters the dunk contest it’s over already

  • http://hibachi20.blogspot.com Blinguo

    Why did Houston do this? James White was doing well in the D-League, like 26PPG, and in their All Star dunk contest, won handily, behind the FT line Dunk again. Could’ve used a proven and upcoming player rather than another prospect who will need more time to grow, they need more players right now.

  • chintao

    I echo Hursty’s sentiment. Being teabagged must be worse than being hurdled.

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