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They've been offering around Brendan Haywood, who has a unique contract that could make him a trade asset next summer because he has a $10 million non-guaranteed deal perfect for flipping. One player they've targeted is the Denver Nuggets' veteran, Jameer Nelson, who has already been traded twice this season. ESPN.com

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Shams Charania: Wizards, Heat have explored talks on Denver's Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM. Cleveland had interest with Nelson in Boston; not since. Twitter @ShamsCharania

The Nuggets, widely regarded as the team most aggressively trying to clean house, have made a number of players available this month. Afflalo, Jameer Nelson and Randy Foye, sources say, are all in play. ESPN.com

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Nelson isn't saying what he might do after the season but he knows he'll have good options after his 11th NBA season. For now, he's trying to mesh with his new teammates, on and off the court, and learn the Nuggets' system. "It's good," he said. "Defense is pretty standard. It's just the offense, the calls, the names. Not the actions, the names of things. This is my third team in five months. So I go from one place, and they call the same thing something else. So, it's just a matter of time." Denver Post

Last summer, the Nuggets made a run at him in free agency, but he signed with the Dallas Mavericks, for whom he thought he would get more playing time. Playing time wouldn't be an issue this time around. Nelson is already getting major minutes playing behind and alongside Ty Lawson in the Nuggets' backcourt rotation. So, Nelson's decision could come down to money, as well as his confidence that the organization is headed in the right direction. The onus is on the Nuggets to prove that to him. Denver Post

January 27, 2015 Updates

Collective bargaining agreement rules prohibit the Nuggets from extending Nelson's current contract, which has one year on it — a player option — that pays him $2.8 million next season. But if Nelson opts out of his contract after the season, then the Nuggets could sign him to a multiyear deal. Last summer, the Nuggets made a run at him in free agency, but he signed with the Dallas Mavericks, for whom he thought he would get more playing time. Denver Post

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