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Denver Nuggets reportedly interviewing Kay Felder at combine

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Our fist bit of Nuggets related news has come out of the combine

Byron Hetzler-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Nuggets have reportedly interviewed Kay Felder from the University of Oakland at the draft combine, according to Rod Beard of the Detroit News.

Felder is most likely going to go in the second round of the draft, if he gets picked at all, as he is hurt by his reported height of only 5'9" while wearing shoes. However, he had the highest vertical leap of any player at the combine, jumping 44". With the breakout year of Isiah Thomas, teams may be more open to picking a shorter point guard with leaping and scoring ability like Felder's. Whether or not the Nuggets actually wind up picking him is a matter of numerous circumstances but this tidbit does let us know that Denver has some interest in bringing in a young point guard.

This could be to bolster the farm system at that position. A second round pick is unlikely to make the team outright and would probably head overseas next season for additional experience, but with current European point guard prospect Nikola Radicevic reportedly just getting back to the court after hip surgery, the Nuggets could look to shore up the depth in their developmental ranks at the point.

Update: According to Adam Zagoria of SNY.tv The Nuggets have also interviewed Seton Hall shooting guard  Isaiah Whitehead and according to Daniel Allar of the Courier Press, the Nuggets are interviewing Lithuanian/Evansville big man Egidijus Mockevicius. Head over to DraftExpress for some great breakdowns on both Whitehead (projected 2nd round) and Mockevicius (projected undrafted).