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J.J. Hickson
11.8 9.2 1.4
Team: DenverHeight: 6-9 Born: 9/4/1988
Position: F-CWeight: 242 Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
College: North Carolina StateDraft: 1st Round 19th pick by Cavaliers (2008)

Latest News
Mar. 22 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST2:35 UAE (+1)23:3518:35 ET4:35 PM CT21:35 - Hickson has a torn ligament in his right knee, Denver general manager Tim Connelly said on Saturday. A surgery date hasn't been set.
Analysis: Hickson, who was injured early in the fourth quarter of Denver's 122-106 loss at Dallas on Friday night, is the fourth Nugget lost for the season to injury. Danilo Gallinari, JaVale McGee and Nate Robinson have all undergone season-ending operations. Hickson averaged 11.8 points and a team-best 9.2 rebounds in 69 games. He also posted a team-best 26 double-doubles.
Feb. 25 7:46 PM PT8:46 PM MT9:46 PM CT10:46 PM ET3:46 GMT11:46 8:46 PM MST10:46 PM EST7:46 UAE (+1)04:4622:46 ET9:46 PM CT2:46 - Hickson had 16 points and a career-high 25 rebounds in Tuesday's 100-95 loss to Portland.
Analysis: Hickson had started each of the previous 50 games before coming off the bench against the Trail Blazers. Coach Brian Shaw may want to get him back in following Tuesday's effort.
Feb. 4 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT3:04 - Hickson had 17 points and 12 boards in a 116-115 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Analysis: Hickson has totaled 35 points and 25 rebounds in his last two games. He had a combined 15 points and 15 boards over his prior two contests.
Jan. 16 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET6:04 GMT14:04 11:04 PM MST1:04 AM EST10:04 UAE07:041:04 ET12:04 AM CT4:04 - Hickson had 13 points and a career-high 24 rebounds Wednesday in a win over Golden State.
Analysis: He has three straight double-doubles and is averaging 15.3 points and 14.7 rebounds in that time.
Dec. 16 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Hickson recorded his sixth double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds in Sunday's win over New Orleans.
Analysis: Despite limiting playing time (24.7 mpg), Hickson is nearly averaging a double-double with 11.0 points and 8.2 rebounds, so he could be a useful contributor to some fantasy teams.
July 11 12:09 PM PT1:09 PM MT2:09 PM CT3:09 PM ET19:09 GMT3:09 12:09 PM MST2:09 PM EST23:09 UAE21:0915:09 ET2:09 PM CT18:09 - The Denver Nuggets bolstered their frontcourt Thursday by signing Hickson to a three-year deal.
Analysis: The 24-year-old bruiser is coming off his best season last year in Portland when he averaged 12.7 points and a career-high 10.4 rebounds. He joined Dwight Howard as the only players to average 12 points, 10 boards and shoot at least 55 percent from the field.

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