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Report: Nuggets looking to trade Pablo Prigioni

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The Denver Nuggets aren't quite finished with trading away point guards.

After reportedly acquiring Pablo Prigioni in a trade with the Houston Rockets involving Ty Lawson, the Nuggets are hoping to flip Prigioni's partially guaranteed contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.

Prigioni is owed $1.7 million next season, but only $440,000 of his contract is guaranteed. However, his contract will become fully guaranteed if he isn't waived by Monday. Should Denver fail to find a trade partner, they will waive him, reports Wojnarowski.

With Emmanuel Mudiay and Jameer Nelson locked into a roster that's headed for a rebuilding season, there's no sense in holding onto the 38-year-old Prigioni.

Last season, Prigioni averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 assists in 17.9 minutes per game with the Rockets and New York Knicks. He's a passable defender and an accurate 3-point shooter who might catch the fancy of a contender looking for a third-string floor general.

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