Nuggets get Malik Allen from Bucks

DENVER -- The Denver Nuggets have acquired Malik Allen from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for Walter Sharpe and Sonny Weems.

The Nuggets announced the deal Friday.

Allen played in 49 games for Milwaukee last season, averaging 3.2 points and 2.1 rebounds.

In 409 games over an eight-year career, he has averaged 5.4 points and 3 rebounds. He also played for Miami, Charlotte, Chicago, New Jersey and Dallas.

Sharpe came to the Nuggets in a July 13 trade after spending his rookie season in Detroit, where he appeared in eight games and averaged 1 point.

Weems appeared in 12 games for the Nuggets last season, averaging 1.6 points.