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Nuggets trade Nene to Wizards in 3-team deal

The Denver Nuggets traded Nene to the Washington team deal that also involved the Los Angeles Clippers.

In return for Nene, Denver got big men JaVale McGee and Ronny Turiaf from the Wizards.

The Clippers acquired guard Nick Young from the Wizards for forward Brian Cook and a future second-round draft pick.

Nene is the biggest piece of the deal, although the 6-foot-11 Brazilian played just 28 of a possible 43 games for Denver this season because of injuries. He is averaging 13.4 points and 7.4 rebounds -- both better than his career numbers.

McGee averages 2.5 blocks, 11.9 points and 8.8 rebounds per game while Turiaf has played only four games this season.

The Clippers got Young, who carries averages of 16.6 points and 1.1 assists to LA, while giving up Cook's 1.9 points in limited action.