Former NBA champion finds new team days after being traded and waived Jason Miller/Getty Images
INDEPENDENCE, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Richard Jefferson #34 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at Cleveland Clinic Courts on September 25, 2017 in Independence, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

The Denver Nuggets will sign forward Richard Jefferson and release veteran guard Jameer Nelson. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported late Monday that Jefferson and the Nuggets had agreed on a one-year, $2.3 million contract. The 37-year-old Jefferson, who spent the past two seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers, will join a young nucleus of rising stars that include…

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