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Nuggets unveil summer league roster

  In the midst of a low-key free agency period for the Denver Nuggets, the team announced their 2015 Las Vegas Summer League roster earlier today. The 13-man roster has some familiar names, including Gary Harris, Erick Green, Joffrey Lauvergne, Ian Clark and Jamaal Franklin, 2015 first round pick Emmanuel Mudiay and 2014 second round pick Nikola Jokic. Undrafted free agents Antonio...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CC – The Podcast: Off-season Preview #7; Clippers & Nuggets

In the seventh and final part of CC – The Podcast’s Off-season Preview series, Sean Woodley is joined by Joe Manganiello to chat about the Clippers pivotal off-season and Tony Xypteras stops by to discuss the Denver Nuggets. Listen at the Soundcloud link below, subscribe on iTunes and stay tuned for all sorts of free agency coverage on the podcast throughout July: The post CC...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrell Arthur and the Nuggets are in discussions for a new deal

Darrell Arthur is one of the most underrated defensive players in the league. The Denver Nuggets sported a 98.7 defensive rating, which would place them near the top of the league in defensive efficiency. With Michael Malone wanting the Nuggets to assume a defense-first mentality, it's no surprise that the Nuggets are trying to sign Arthur to a new deal. As Chris Dempsey of the Denver...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets free agency rumors

  With free agency now underway so too are the rumors. While the Nuggets appear to be taking a backseat in the pursuit of more high-profile talents (which doesn’t really make any sense whatsoever), they do have their sights apparently set on re-signing some of their incumbent backup players. Here’s a quick roundup of whisperings floating about the Blogosphere… According to...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets will look to improve guard play, shooting

With the Denver Nuggets drafting highly-touted point guard Emmanuel Mudiay (not to mention Nikola Radicevic), picking up a quality shooting guard during free agency is next on the agenda. Starting Wednesday, July 1, all NBA teams are free to negotiate contracts with free agents but players are not able to officially sign a contract until July 9. Having not drafted a two-guard, Denver...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets options at point guard in free agency

The point guard position is pivotal in today’s NBA, and while the Nuggets drafted their point guard of the future, they need to figure out what to do at that position for this upcoming season. Currently Denver has Ty Lawson on the roster, but they still have decisions to make regarding his future with the team. Those decisions have a direct impact on whether or not they will be...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Revisiting our ‘Denver Nuggets offseason to-do list’ series

  With free agency officially upon us I figured now would be a good time to revisit an earlier series of articles I published several months ago concerning the Denver Nuggets’ top priorities this offseason. While some of the items on my “to-do” list have already been executed and some are no longer relevant, there are still some that pertain specifically to free agency ...
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudiay already hard at work with Nuggets

Emmanuel Mudiay has been described as a gym rat. Less than a week after the NBA Draft, the Nuggets are already seeing that reputation play out. Mudiay is already hard at work with the Nuggets’ training staff, preparing for his rookie campaign, as seen in the video the team posted on Twitter early Tuesday… It's a beautiful morning for a resistance band workout. #Nuggets pic...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets, Nikola Jokic Finalizing Three-Year Deal

The Denver Nuggets are nearing agreement with 2014 second round pick Nikola Jokic on a fully guaranteed three-year contract, league sources told RealGM. Jokic, 20, is expected to join the Nuggets for the NBA’s July summer league. A 6-foot-11 center, Jokic was the Nuggets’ No. 41 selection a year ago and played one more season overseas. He was named the Adriatic League MVP for...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Point guard controversy

The Denver Nuggets are in a strange predicament, at least for them. A position battle between two good players. After the Nuggets drafted Emmanuel Mudiay seventh in the NBA draft, adding him to a lineup that already includes Ty Lawson. Mudiay was not expected to fall all the way to the Nuggets at seven after being projected to go as high as fourth, so the value that the Nuggets will...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Emmanuel Mudiay Signify the end of Ty Lawson’s Time with the Denver Nuggets?

PORTLAND, OR – MARCH 28: Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets goes up for a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 28, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson says he’s ‘going to Sacramento’ after Nuggets draft Emmanuel Mudiay (Video)

Here it is from @TyLawson3 "I'm going to Sacramento" #Nuggets pic.twitter.com/mhOsQgSTeq — Harrison Wind (@NBAWind) June 26, 2015 Heading into Thursday’s NBA Draft, Emmanual Mudiay was a name many people had going before No. 7, so it was a bit of a surprise to see him around when the Nuggets were on the clock. Not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets select Emmanuel Mudiay with No. 7 pick

The Denver Nuggets’ pick is in. With the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, Denver has added Emmanuel Mudiay, who initially committed to play for the SMU Mustangs but eventually ended up with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. Mudiay averaged 18.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.6 steals per game. There was some discussion about...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Reportedly Available, Danilo Gallinari Makes Sense for Contending Teams

It was just a few short years ago that Danilo Gallinari was the player central to the New York Knicks being able to acquire Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets. After helping Denver to 57 wins in his first full season with the team back in 2012-13, the former No. 6 overall pick missed the entire following season with a knee injury. Upon returning to action this past season,...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt still thinks he was the right choice for the Nuggets

One might expect there to be some bad blood between Melvin Hunt and Michael Malone, given how Malone overtook Hunt late in the race for the Denver Nuggets head coaching job. Surprisingly, there is none, as Hunt says he and Malone are still close friends. Nevertheless, Hunt still thinks he was the right choice for the Nuggets job. Nate Timmons of Denver Stiffs has more: "'I have...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets are confident they can get their top target in the draft

The Denver Nuggets will have plenty of quality options with the seventh pick in the NBA draft. At this point in time, with just a few days left until the draft, the Nuggets' big board is likely completely set. As general manager Tim Connelly told Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post/Boulder Daily Camera, the team feels good that their top target will be there when they're on the clock...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Malone Brings a new Face and Attitude to the Denver Nuggets

PORTLAND, OR – MARCH 28: Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets goes up for a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 28, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. New head coach of the Denver Nuggets, Mike Malone, looks to bring a new mentality to Denver from the very beginning. As a team the Nuggets have wanted to install an up-tempo offense for awhile, hopefully...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets hire Michael Malone as head coach

The Denver Nuggets have ended their coaching search and have hired Michael Malone as head coach, the team announced today. The deal is reportedly for four years. The last year of the contract is a team option. Malone becomes the 16th head coach in Denver’s NBA franchise history. He brings over 20 years of coaching experience, 14 of those coming at the NBA level. Malone most recently...

Report: Nuggets hire Michael Malone as new head coach

The Denver Nuggets have reportedly hired former Sacramento Kings head coach Michael Malone to fill the same role with the team (via Yahoo Sports). Malone was fired by the Kings after an 11-13 start to the 2014-15 campaign. It was a firing that caught many people off guard, as he did lead the team to a relatively strong start in comparison to how Sacramento finished the season. It...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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