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The Washington Wizards are in discussions to sign free-agent big man J.J. Hickson for the remainder of the season, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. A deal has not been finalized and won’t be on Tuesday, but it would be for the pro-rated veteran’s minimum. Hickson, 27, was bought out by the Denver Nuggets on Monday after appearing in 20 games this season. The eight-year veteran averaged 6.9 points and 4.4 rebounds in 15.3 minutes per game. He would serve as the Wizards’ third center behind Marcin Gortat and Nene.
The Wizards have a roster spot open after trading big men Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair plus a first-round pick to the Phoenix Suns for Markieff Morris last Thursday. They are about $1 million under the luxury tax threshold and will remain under if Hickson signs for the pro-rated minimum.
Free agent J.J. Hickson is nearing a deal with the Washington Wizards for the remainder of the season, league sources told The Vertical. The Wizards have yet to finalize the pro-rated veteran's minimum contract with the 6-foot-9 forward, but he is expected to sign in the next day or two, sources said.
The Denver Nuggets have waived forwards J.J. Hickson and Steve Novak, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
Chris Dempsey: The #Nuggets tried to trade Hickson, but could not. He'll be able to search for a situation where he can get consistent playing time.
Shams Charania: Denver has waived forward JJ Hickson, league source tells The Vertical.
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