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Versatile Trey Lyles has the game to stick in Denver

Trey Lyles and Tyler Lydon. How do they fit in with the Denver Nuggets? David Hurlbut of The Morning Huddle on Mile High Sports AM 1340 | FM 104.7 spoke with Nuggets reporter Dev Johnson the Monday after Denver acquired Lyles and Lydon on draft night. A night full of unexpected choices by the Nuggets left fans disappointed after the most recent NBA draft. Johnson was among those...
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago

Jamal Murray named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Denver Nuggets rookie guard Jamal Murray has been named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. This should not come as a surprise to most Nuggets fans, considering the accolades Murray racked up during his first season in the NBA. Murray was twice named Western Conference Rookie of the Month (October and November), averaging 10.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 2.1 assists, and was honored...
Via Mile High Sports
6 hours ago

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray named to NBA all-rookie second team

Nuggets’ Jamal Murray was named to the NBA all-rookie second team on Monday, the league announced. The 6-4, 207-pound guard from Kitchener, Canada, played in all 82 games, averaging 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 21.5 minutes. The No. 7 overall pick out of Kentucky was also named MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge during the NBA All-Star Weekend, after he scored 36...
Via The Denver Post
6 hours ago

Nuggets’ Jamal Murray garners All-Rookie second team honors

  Denver Nuggets’ guard Jamal Murray was voted to the All-Rookie Second Team, the league announced Monday. Murray, 20, averaged 9.9 points on 40.4 percent shooting from the field and 33.4 percent from three, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists across 82 games (9 starts) for the Nuggets this season. The Kitchener, Ontario native registered seven games of 20+ points. Sacramento guard...
Via BSN Denver
6 hours ago

Understanding the Nuggets’ next big contracts as a percentage of the salary cap

  Would it be worth it for the Denver Nuggets to re-sign Danilo Gallinari to a multi-year contract averaging $23.5 million a year? If you’re anything like me, it is still hard to wrap your mind around the concept that Gallinari will probably land a contract of that magnitude, let alone the maximum contracts in the $32 million to $40 million per year likely to be paid to top-flight...
Via BSN Denver
10 hours ago

Report: Nuggets discussed three-team deal that would have brought Kevin Love to Denver

The Nuggets discussed a trade before Thursday’s NBA draft with Cleveland and Indiana that would have brought Cavaliers all-star forward Kevin Love to Denver, according to an ESPN report. That deal did not occur, of course. The Nuggets were active throughout the night in attempting to make a deal for a star-type player, but ultimately made a minor trade. The Nuggets dealt the rights...
Via The Denver Post
19 hours ago

Nuggets reportedly interested in pursuing Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap

The Denver Nuggets seem intent on adding a power forward one way or another this offseason.ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes report on Sunday that the Nuggets are hoping to “crash the list of suitors” for unrestricted free agents Blake Griffin and Paul Millsap.The need is certainly there — Nikola Jokic and Mason Plumlee are both natural centers, and Kenneth Faried, one of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs, Pacers talking three-team George trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers do not currently have the draft capital that the Indiana Pacers would be seeking in a trade for Paul George, but the two sides have reportedly discussed the possibility of getting a third team involved.According to Marc Stein and Chris Haynes of ESPN, the Cavs, Pacers and Denver Nuggets have discussed a potential three-team trade that would send George to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets front office took a serious body blow Thursday

The Denver Nuggets entered the Thursday’s draft with the highest of hopes. Unfortunately, the Nuggets have faltered in pressure situations in the past and that trend continued Thursday night. The Nuggets’ previous three drafts have yielded tremendous hope in potential franchise cornerstones Gary Harris, Emmanuel Mudiay, and Jamal Murray. The three, in addition to European sensation...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Denver Nuggets: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Lunch Special: Denver Nuggets live chat with Nick Kosmider

The Denver Post’s Nick Kosmider takes questions from readers about the Denver Nuggets and the NBA draft, scheduled to begin at noon. Mobile users, if you don’t see the chat window, tap here.
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Report: Chris Paul also plans to meet with Rockets, Nuggets

Chris Paul is keeping his options open as he mulls his NBA future.According to a report by Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday citing an unnamed executive, the nine-time All-Star guard plans to take free agent meetings with the Houston Rockets and the Denver Nuggets in addition to the San Antonio Spurs and his incumbent Los Angeles Clippers.It may be worth noting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2017: 5 draft options for the Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets found themselves in a lose-lose situation at the end of the 2016-2017 season. The Nuggets were in position to take the final playoff spot in the west until the streaking Portland Trailblazers jumped them in the last few weeks of the season. Not only did the Nuggets lose out on the playoffs, but they also left themselves a less than one percent chance to receive...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

6-foot-11 Nikola Jokic Is Out Here Flipping Massive Truck Tires

Nikola Jokic has done a lot to transform his body since he arrived in Denver weighing almost 300 pounds in 2014. He stopped guzzling a river's-worth of Coke every day. He cut candy from his diet altogether. With guidance from Nuggets strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess, he completely revamped the rest of his diet. And he dedicated himself to putting in the necessary hours...
Via Stack
20 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Denver Nuggets

It has now been four seasons since the Denver Nuggets last made the postseason, but that drought seems poised to end soon after a surprising 16-17. Denver finished one game behind the Portland Trail Blazers for a playoff spot, as they took the race down to the final days of the season. With young talent in place at several positions and good cap flexibility, the Nuggets might not...
Via RealGM - NBA
28 days ago  |  Discuss

What does the future hold for the Denver Nuggets?

After another season below the playoff cut-line, the Denver Nuggets find themselves in an all to familiar situation entering the offseason. The Nuggets haven’t seen playoff basketball since the 2012-2013 season in which they failed to make it out of the first round. In fact, the Nuggets haven’t made it out of the first round of the playoffs since Carmelo Anthony led them to the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban says Adam Silver wouldn’t honor Tony Romo’s Mavs contract

Tony Romo had a good time warming up with the Dallas Mavericks before Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, but Mavs owner Mark Cuban wanted Romo to play in the actual game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver nixed the idea. From ESPN: When he approached NBA commissioner Adam Silver with the idea, Cuban said, “I told him what I was going to do and said, ‘Fine me if you don...
Via The Comeback
April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Nuggets official blasts Mavs over Tony Romo suiting up

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will be in uniform and participate in pre-game activities as the Dallas Mavericks close up their season Tuesday night.It’s the Mavericks’ way of paying homage to one of the most popular sports figures in Dallas after Romo himself “retired” from the NFL earlier in the month.While it does seem to be a tremendous show of respect, there...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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