Thomas Welsh was a four-year standout at UCLA while DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell had an impressive season playing in Europe last year.

Nuggets 2018-19 Player Previews: DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell & Thomas Welsh | Denver Nuggets

Last Season: UCLA center Thomas Welsh, the Nuggets’ second-round draft choice this year, posted averages of 12.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists while shooting 40.7 percent from the 3-point line (45-of-112) and 82.8 percent from the free throw line for the Bruins, who advanced to the NCAA To…