Wednesday September 24th, 2014

Joe Alexander has signed a training camp contract with the Denver Nuggets, reports Shams Charania of RealGM.

Alexander, 27, was selected No. 8 in the 2008 draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.

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The 6-foot-8, 230-pound forward averaged 4.2 points and 1.8 rebounds over two NBA seasons before the Bucks declined to pick up his third-year option. He has since played in the D-League and in Russia.

Over three seasons at West Virginia, Alexander posted averages of 12.1 points and 4.8 rebounds.

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The Nuggets went 36-46 and missed the playoffs last season.

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