Originally posted on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 12/23/11
Cory Higgins was a fun story this camp – a former CU standout getting a crack at playing for the Nuggets. And for a couple of the practices, Higgins was one of the five-best players on the court. But those were snippets. The kid still has room to improve. And the Nuggets waived him today, along with Denver native Michael Ruffin, bringing the roster to 15 players – the NBA maximum. This also means that former UTEP standout Julyan Stone will likely stay on the roster. He is a heady 6-7 point guard who provides depth at the position and could also develop in the D-League for some stretches. Higgins scored seven points in 13 preseason minutes, while Ruffin didn’t get in a game. Twitter: @nuggetsnewsE-mail: bhochman@denverpost.comAnd please “like” Benjamin Hochman on Facebook … even if the like needs those quotation marks.
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