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Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

DENVER (AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 33 points Friday night, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 115-110 victory against Chicago after the Bulls lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to a sprained left knee. Emmanuel Mudiay scored 22 points and Will Barton had 18 for the Nuggets, who outscored the Bulls 42-21 in the fourth quarter. It was their ninth straight victory over Chicago in Denver...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets shopping second-year center Joffrey Lauvergne, veteran J.J. Hickson?

NBA trade rumor season is heating up and Nate Timmons walks you through two Denver Nuggets that are rumored to being shopped in centers Joffrey Lauvergne and J.J. Hickson.
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Nuggets have discussed Blake Griffin trade

Blake Griffin’s off-court fight that resulted in a broken hand sparked rumors the Los Angeles Clippers might consider trading the power forward, and it appears the franchise truly is exploring the option. According to Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News, the Clippers and Denver Nuggests have discussed a trade for the 26-year-old Griffin. The Clippers have talked to the Nuggets...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Check out dunk contest participant Will Barton's best dunks

Will Barton has seemingly come out of nowhere this season and risen to basketball prominence. It took until Barton's fourth year in the league, but now, the 25-year-old is finally an everything man off the Nuggets' bench.He's getting some honors, too, like being able to participate in the Slam Dunk Contest, scheduled for Feb. 13 in Toronto. Here are some reasons why:Barton is averaging...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets are unwilling to move Danilo Gallinari

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Danilo Gallinari has been a center piece in on going trade talks between the Denver Nuggets and Boston Celtics. However, talks have been one...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay has been a rising star for the Denver Nuggets

An Nguyen goes back through Emmanuel Mudiay's 10 memorable games in his rookie campaign with the Denver Nuggets. Mudiay will play in the Rising Stars Challenge over All Star weekend in Toronto.
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets 'Building Around' Danilo Gallinari, 'Not Trading Him'

The Denver Nuggets are not expected to trade Danilo Gallinari at the deadline. One league source from that region said of the Nuggets, "They're not trading him. They're building around him." Gallinari is signed for $15.050 million next season and has a player option worth $16.1 million for 17-18.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The end of the road for Sean Kilpatrick

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets will not sign Sean Kilpatrick to a contract. The Denver Nuggets will not sign guard Sean Kilpatrick for the remainder of...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Malone on Nikola Jokic: “I wouldn’t trade him for anybody in the world”

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets knocked off the red hot Toronto Raptors, and rookie big man Nikola Jokic was a big part of the team’s win. Jokic accounted...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Denver Nuggets should trade Danilo Gallinari, other musings

Travis Heath discusses the interesting dilemma the team is faced with in Danilo Gallinari, the emergence of Nuggets assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and the growth of shooting guard Gary Harris.
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets end Raptors' 11-game winning streak, 112-93

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets ended Toronto's 11-game winning streak with a 112-93 victory over the Raptors on Monday night. Jokic's totals were season highs for the rookie. He had 23 points and 12 rebounds against San Antonio on Nov. 28. Will Barton scored 20 points and Randy Foye had 16 for the Nuggets, who swept the season series...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Nuggets Mascot And Fans Attack Grizzlies Fan With Silly String In Epic Fashion (LOL Funny People)

Things like this, where the mascot of the home team attacks a fan of the visiting team may very well be staged, but I don't care. This one is hands down the funniest one I have ever seen. It seems that Rocky, the Nuggets mascot, and some Denver fans welcomed a Grizzlies fan back to his seat with an epic silly string attack.This is just too damn funny! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fueled by mascot hate, Russell Westbrook dunks all over Nuggets

Two years ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder visited the Denver Nuggets for an innocuous Western Conference regular season game. During a TV timeout, Nuggets mascot Rocky decided to attempt a behind-the-back half-court shot. That’s when Russell Westbrook decided he was not having that. Later in the game, Rocky tried again. Westbrook blocked that one as well. Was this some kind of...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets forward Will Barton fist-bumps baby (Video)

Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton fist-bumped a baby on the way into the locker room at halftime of Sunday's game against Indiana. The Nuggets were down by 12 at the half, but came back to beat the Pacers 129-126. Barton was one of the stars for the Nuggets, with 21 points and 6 rebounds after only having scored four points in the first half.With this kind of performance, maybe...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Will Barton locked up the Sixth Man of the Year award?

To every hardcore NBA nerd/fan who's stumbled across this article, a quick question to kick things off: When did you first ask your (yawning) roommate, significant other, mom or dog if they can even believe how good Will Barton is this season? Barring an injury, or a magical 73-9 exclamation point by the Golden State Warriors (a scenario that'd necessitate every major individual...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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