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Nuggets training camp notebook: Day four

An unexpected visitor joined Nuggets practice this morning in NBA writer Brian Windhorst. Unbeknownst to most, Windhorst lives in Omaha and was excited to stop by Nuggets training camp this afternoon. He talked with general manager Tim Connelly, coach Michael Malone and various other staff members after practice. Windhorst is well respected around the league and the Nuggets were...
Via BSN Denver
9 hours ago

Darrell Arthur a limited practice participant, could be back fully in two weeks for Nuggets

OMAHA, Neb. — Darrell Arthur was back on the court in a limited capacity on Friday morning as he works to get back to action after undergoing off-season arthroscopic knee surgery. “The biggest thing for him right now, the good news is that his knee is feeling really well,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. “Now it’s a matter of getting in shape. It was great to have Darrell...
Via The Denver Post
11 hours ago

Nuggets training camp capsules: Juancho Hernangomez

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Via BSN Denver
19 hours ago

Motivated Jusuf Nurkic ready to orchestrate return of “Bosnian Beast” for Nuggets

OMAHA —  If you follow Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic on Twitter or Instagram, you’ve no doubt seen this hashtag: #ProveThemWrong. Prove. Them. Wrong. It’s there almost every time. And those three words sparked Nurkic to spend his summer attempting to get in the best shape of his basketball life while playing with his national team, Bosnia and Herzegovina. “People forget who...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

D.J. Kennedy reflects on TBT win over Team Colorado, talks Nuggets camp

OMAHA, NEB. – For fans of the summer winner-take-the-$2 million-pot, The Basketball Tournament, the name D.J. Kennedy is a familiar one. This year, it was his big-time play in the second half that helped his team, Overseas Elite, overcome a 20-point deficit to beat Team Colorado – mostly comprised of former CU Buffs – to win the title and the money. The small forward reportedly...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Emmanuel Mudiay wants to be a leader for the Denver Nuggets

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets need a face and a voice of the franchise, something they haven’t had since Carmelo Anthony. Now, it seems that Emmanuel...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

The three biggest questions heading into Nuggets camp

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Well, Nuggets fans, the time has come. The offseason is over, and the Denver Nuggets are grinding in Omaha, Nebraska for their annual training...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

The Denver Nuggets have built a culture primed for success

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit It’s like Christmas in September. Well, at least for me and my fellow hoop heads. It was Media Day around the NBA, which meant it was the...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago

Nuggets thinking big with blend of youth, veterans

DENVER (AP) On the roster, 36-year-old Mike Miller is listed as a shooting guard/small forward. His most essential position is mentor. It's an assignment Miller takes seriously on a young squad still learning how to consistently win. The Denver Nuggets boast a rookie sharpshooter (Jamal Murray), an array of up-and-comers (Emmanuel Mudiay, Nikola Jokic and Jusuf Nurkic) and a...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Jokic is Denver’s X-Factor

The Denver Nuggets enter the 2016-17 season as a potential playoff candidate. If the Nuggets are going to reach that feat, Nikola Jokic will need to continue his meteoric rise to superstardom.  Look at the list of transactions made this offseason and you’ll see several teams at the bottom of the Western Conference making moves. The Minnesota Timberwolves improved on the bench...
Via The Lottery Mafia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari says he refused trade from Denver last year

How do you say “unwavering commitment” in Italian? Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari revealed over the weekend that he declined multiple opportunities to be traded from Denver at last year’s deadline. “In Denver I am very well, there was a chance last year to go to some other team before the deadline in February, but I refused,” Gallinari said at an event in Milan on Sunday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

How high is Nikola Jokic's NBA stock now after performance in Rio?

On August 12, the crowd on hand for Olympic basketball in Rio got one of the most shocking displays of dominance from Nikola Jokic, as he scored 25 on 11-of-15 shooting. It was not enough to win, as the United States won 94-91, but it set a huge spotlight on the Denver forward/center that made the best squad in the world sweat in the preliminaries. While he was unable to come close...
Via isportsweb.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder acquire Joffrey Lauvergne from Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder must have been watching the Rio Olympics to trade for Joffrey Lauvergne. Per ESPN.com’s Royce Young, the Thunder sent two 2017 second-round picks to the Denver Nuggets to acquire Lauvergne, who averaged 9.8 points and 4.2 rebounds with the French National team this summer. He was at his best against some of the better teams in the tournament, scoring 12...
Via The Sports Daily
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Look at this friggin’ fish Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler caught

Denver Nuggets swingman Wilson Chandler reeled in a massive fish on Friday that would make River Monsters‘ Jeremy Wade proud. Chandler caught a (properly named) Goliath Grouper in the ocean, and the fish weighs 350 pounds. Check this beast out: Huge Goliath grouper caught by Wilson Chandler from the @nuggets #blacktiph #fishing #goliathgrouper pic.twitter.com/moUsOWmcOE — BlacktipH...
Via The Comeback
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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