Nuggets acquire swingman James White from Houston
DENVER, Colorado – The Denver Nuggets have 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.
Originally drafted by Portland in 2006, White played 34 games last season with Anaheim of the NBA Development League, where he averaged 25.9 points, before being called up by the Rockets on March 3. He averaged 1.8 points in four regular season games with Houston and 1.4 points in five playoff appearances.
Hervelle played in Spain last year, averaging 8.1 points and 4.5 rebounds in 45 games for Real Madrid.