Sports
6:01 am
Tue July 14, 2009

Nuggets acquire Afflalo, Sharpe from Pistons

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets are acquiring Arron Afflalo and Walter Sharpe from Detroit in exchange for a future second-round draft pick.

The Nuggets also received cash in Monday's deal. The Pistons freed up close to $1.8 million in salary cap space.

Afflalo averaged 4.9 points in 74 games last season. The former UCLA star scored a career-high 24 at Houston on March 18.

Sharpe, a 6-foot-9 forward, appeared in nine games.