Nuggets exercise options on Faried, Hamilton

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The Denver Nuggets announced Monday they have exercised the third-year options on the contracts of forward Kenneth Faried and swingman Jordan Hamilton for the 2013-14 season.

Faried averaged 10.2 points and 7.7 rebounds as a rookie last season when he was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team.

Hamilton, acquired in a trade from Dallas in June 2011, averaged 4.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 26 games as a rookie last season.
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