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BSN Nuggets Podcast: Previewing the Olympics and why Denver will be better defensively in 2016-17

  On this week’s podcast, Harrison Wind and Dan Fatigato start by discussing Juan Hernangomez’s potential role on the Nuggets next season and react to ESPN’s projection for Denver in 2017. The guys then preview the Olympics, who they’re looking forward to watching and discuss how Emmanuel Mudiay and Gary Harris will benefit next season from practicing with the senior team...
Via BSN Denver
4 hours ago

Former CU Buff and Nuggets’ Summer League big man Josh Scott heading overseas

  Josh Scott, who played with the Denver Nuggets at the 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas has signed with KK MZT Skopje of the Adriatic League, league sources told BSN Denver. Scott, 23, had a memorable four-year run at the Universtiy of Colorado and went undrafted before hooking up with the Nuggets’ Summer League team this July. The 6-foot-10 Scott only appeared in two games...
Via BSN Denver
13 hours ago

ESPN projects the Denver Nuggets to finish 12th in the West

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The summer forecasts from the world wide leader in sports are in, and ESPN’s Denver Nuggets predictions aren’t very flattering. They have...
Via Mile High Sports
16 hours ago

Jamal Murray has the potential to be the big-time scorer Denver needs

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Earlier this summer, the Denver Nuggets selected Jamal Murray with the seventh-overall selection in the NBA Draft. Consequently, the city...
Via Mile High Sports
17 hours ago

Garry Harris, Emmanuel Mudiay’s chemistry crucial to Denver Nuggets’ success in 2017 and beyond

  Last season, the mix of 20-something’s and veterans on the Denver Nuggets’ roster made for a season where the team’s chemistry evolved from opening night through the end of the year. The case was never more apparent than at the beginning of the season when then-rookie Emmanuel Mudiay struggled to jive with Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari, and his backcourt mate Gary Harris...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

The time has come for the Denver Nuggets to move on from Kenneth Faried

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets have a good problem on their hands: depth at virtually every position on the basketball court. Unfortunately, depth can...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Nuggets’ Wilson Chandler reacts to change of NBA All-Star Game location

Before the Nuggets’ young players can dream about making the All-Star Game, the NBA will need to decide where to play it. Emmauel Mudiay and Jamal Murray are early candidates for the Rising Stars Challenge game during All-Star Weekend and Gary Harris could be a contestant for the three-point contest. In wake of North Carolina’s House Bill 2 or “bathroom bill” the NBA has...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Nuggets Strike Gold With Youth

The Denver Nuggets are quietly turning into San Antonio's little cousin: an international-friendly club that's currently at the ground floor of something special. It may take a few years, but keep an eye on this franchise.
Via Sports On Earth
6 days ago

Nuggets strength coach: Earl Boykins ‘pound-for-pound the strongest player I’ve been exposed to’

Legendary NBA strength coach Steve Hess has worked with some big dudes in his 20 years as Denver Nuggets trainer. Kenyon Martin, Andre Iguodala, Kenneth Faried come to mind. But Hess says the pound-for-pound strongest player he’s been exposed to is Earl Boykins, the pint-sized point guard who played 14 seasons in the NBA. Standing a mere 5’5″, Boykins is the second shortest...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Murray inks contract with Nuggets; Highlights of summer league games

Another day, another former Kentucky Wildcats player signing an NBA contract. This comes in Jamal Murray signing his rookie deal with the Denver Nuggets, the team announced Tuesday. The seventh overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Murray is now multi-millionaire after one season in Lexington, a sentence mentioned often under John Calipari's watch. Murray made the NBA jump after...
Via A Sea of Blue
7 days ago

Nuggets agree to deals with rookie Murray, veteran Miller

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have signed first-round pick Jamal Murray and agreed to a deal with veteran Mike Miller. Murray was the seventh overall pick in the NBA draft last month. The shooting guard is expected to play a big part in turning around a franchise that's missed the playoffs the past three seasons. Murray is coming off a freshman season at Kentucky in which he...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Miller agrees to two-year deal with Denver Nuggets, report says

Veteran Nuggets forward Mike Miller is returning to Denver on a two-year deal worth more than $5 million, Yahoo Sports reported late Monday. The Denver Post was not immediately able to confirm the report. At the end of the regular season, the two-time NBA champion was undecided on whether he would return for a second season with the Nuggets, having signed September 2015. He had...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Five Nuggets takeaways from the Las Vegas Summer League

The Nuggets’ summer league run ended on Saturday, when Phoenix guard Tyler Ulis’ overtime buzzer-beater knocked them out of the tournament stage. The Nuggets finished with a 3-2 record. But team results mean nothing. These are some of the takeaways from what we saw. Murray’s versatility. Perhaps the biggest disservice done to Jamal Murray coming out of college was tagging him...
Via The Denver Post
9 days ago

WATCH: Tyler Ulis nails buzzer beater in Summer League closer

Former Kentucky star Tyler Ulis, one of the smallest players in this past year’s NBA Draft class, is having a pretty big summer for his new team – the Phoenix Suns. Saturday, Ulis hit a pretty memorable buzzer-beater for the Suns in their Summer League contest against the Denver Nuggets. Ulis, who finished with 19 points and four assists, hit a ridiculous three-pointer as time...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Notes from the Summer League

After going 2-1 during the Summer League regular season, the Denver Nuggets claimed the four seed in the tournament bracket. After enjoying a first-round bye today, they will face off against Utah, which beat Portland in the first round, tomorrow. There were plenty of keys to Denver’s first three games that could be of importance heading into October, and some of them involve potential...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Nuggets are the NBA's next asset-rich powerhouse

Ever since the day Carmelo Anthony boarded a plane for New York and left his Nuggets jersey behind, Denver has been in the asset management game. After netting a haul of four starting caliber players and a first round pick in the Anthony trade in February of 2011, the Nuggets have somehow managed to continuously juggle quality rotation players on and off their roster for the five...
Via RealGM - NBA
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Summer League players to watch

The Denver Nuggets unofficially begin their “season” in Las Vegas tonight. The Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 will be taking place at the Cox Pavillion and Thomas & Mack Center from July 8-18, and the Denver Nuggets are one of 24 teams (including an All-Development League team) participating in this event. They will play three regular games against Minnesota, Memphis, and...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Denver Nuggets actually get Dwyane Wade?

With the Miami Heat being unable to sign Dwyane Wade, many NBA teams are getting a chance at grabbing the superstar guard. The Denver Nuggets do not seem to have a lot to offer him on paper. The suitors have been around. The New York Knicks could veer Wade to the Big Apple and set up another “Super team” with Derrick Rose, Kristaps Porzingis, Carmelo Anthony, and Joakim Noah...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets select Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray shot his way to the Rocky Mountains. How does he fit on the Denver Nuggets? The Player: Jamal Murray scored over 23 points per game at Kentucky last season, despite being one of three point guards in the starting lineup. He is an elite shooter, excelling at pulling up with the ball and at catching the ball coming off of screens. That will allow him to flourish in the...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Timberwolves have interest in trading for Faried

In-N-Out may not have a location in Minnesota. But that’s not stopping the Timberwolves from going after their double-double, Manimal-style. According to a report by Sean Deveney of Sporting News on Wednesday, the Wolves have interest in trading for Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried. Faried, 26, averaged 12.5 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game for the Denver in 2015...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The Denver Draft Dilemma

The Denver Nuggets had an unspectacular 2015-16 season, finishing 11th in the Western Conference with a record of 33-49. The good news is that the Nuggets roster is flush with young talent, a solid head coach, and a bevy of picks in the 2016 draft that is just two weeks away. Last season was bleak for the Nuggets. The team ranked either last or near the bottom in attendance, social...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 10, 2016  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Team Needs: Plenty Of Picks In Denver

This article is part of a series on NBA Draft team needs. Our first four articles featured the Sixers, Lakers, Celtics, and Timberwolves, which are thorough and delightful; you should check them out. This article will look at the Denver Nuggets, who have three of the first 19 picks in this year's draft. Let's play the role of general manager yet again and see what Denver...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss
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