With rosters needing to be finalized and down to 15 players by 5:00 ET on Monday evening the Nuggets announced that they have waived Damion James.
James, a fourth year player out of Texas, was a long shot to make the roster after entering camp as a non-roster invitee, meaning his contract was not guaranteed. James arguably outplayed Jordan Hamilton in preseason action but as a first round pick he would have been due the 1.6 million dollars on his contract whether or not he made the team. In the end it seems the money kept Hamilton on the roster more than anything.
The Nuggets roster to start the season is as follows:
What are your thoughts on the roster? Was James the right cut or did he deserve the spot that Hamilton was given? Leave your thoughts in the comments below.