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NBA Trade Rumors: Chris Andersen On Trading Block, According To Report

It appears the Nuggets are willing to part ways with veteran forward Chris Andersen.

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The Denver Nuggets are looking to shop reserve forward Chris Andersen, according to a report from ESPN's Marc Stein. Andersen has played in 22 games this season, starting one, and averages 5.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per contest.

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According to Stein, Andersen became expendable when the Denver Nuggets signed Kosta Koufos to a three-year contract extension.

Sources close to the situation told this week that Nuggets center Chris Andersen is also available, with Denver having just signed Kosta Koufos to an unexpected three-year contract extension worth $9 million to lock him into a frontcourt rotation headlined by Nene and Timofey Mozgov.

Andersen is in his 10th NBA season, seven of which have been spent in Denver.

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