Nuggets waive guard Higgins, forward Ruffin

The Denver Nuggets have waived guard Cory Higgins and forward
Michael Ruffin.

Higgins was an undrafted free agent who played at Colorado and
signed with Denver on Dec. 9. His father is former NBA player Rod
Higgins, who was once coached by the Nuggets’ George Karl when they
were both with Golden State.

Higgins played briefly in two preseason games with the

Ruffin joined the Nuggets on Dec. 15 but didn’t appear in any
preseason games.