NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

It’s gut-check time for Denver as Nuggets visit Pacers

  The Denver Nuggets throttled the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-113 just two days ago but now take on Paul George and the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Field House, where Indiana is 25-10 on the season. Denver will need to find a way to limit George the same way they limited LeBron James on Wednesday night, when James was held to just 18 points and a team-worst -30 plus-minus. With...
Via BSN Denver
8 hours ago

The Nuggets will fall short in their quest for the postseason, here’s why

The Denver Nuggets are in position to still land the eighth and final playoff seed in the Western Conference. I am not writing this piece to be negative, discredit Denver’s chances of getting in, or to take away anything that has been accomplished by the team this season. With that said, it is my opinion that the Nuggets will fall short of the playoffs this year to the Portland...
Via Mile High Sports
14 hours ago

Nikola Jokic has good quote about posting up LeBron James

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic fears no man and no king.In the Nuggets’ 126-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, Jokic got LeBron James in the post on a switch in the third quarter and proceeded to score on the four-time MVP somewhat easily. After the game, Jokic was asked about the sequence and dropped this legendary quote, per Harrison Wind of BSN Denver...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets win, both against the Cavs and in the Me Vs. Nuggets challenge

So, apparently it’s a thing to try and eat as many chicken nuggets as the Denver Nuggets score points. Many Cleveland Cavaliers fans attempted it on Wednesday night. It proved to be quite the undertaking, as the Cavs fell to the Nuggets 126-113. (@StephanSharp) March 23, 2017 The afore-embedded Stephan Sharp tapped out at 82. He wasn’t the only one to step up to the plate either...
Via Mile High Sports
19 hours ago

Fan wears burned LeBron James jersey to Cavs-Nuggets game

An NBA fan who perhaps once harbored a grudge over LeBron James’ desertion from the Cleveland Cavaliers curiously wore a partially burned James jersey at Wednesday's game.The fan received some air time on the Jumbotron during the Cavs’ visit to Pepsi Center Wednesday night for a showdown with the Denver Nuggets.What made the fan’s choice of attire so perplexing, though, was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

MORNING MINUTE: Win over Cavs has Nuggets right where they need to be

Last night was possibly the best performance of the season for the Nuggets last night, and what made it more impressive is that it came against the defending champs. This keeps the Nuggets in the eighth seed in the west, which is exactly where Nate Lundy and Shawn Drotar of 5280 Sports Network want them to be. No lottery pick crap, get this young team some playoff experience. The...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

“It was a defining moment,”: what Nuggets’ players thought of Nikola Jokic’s post-up on LeBron

  DENVER — An exhausted but satisfied Nikola Jokic sat in front of his locker preparing to answer questions from the media following the Nuggets’ 126-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, not exactly sure what to think. Just 30 minutes prior, the 22-year-old tied a bow on a clean 16-point, 10-rebound, 7-assist performance with a post sequence from the left block and series...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

PHOTOS: Nuggets beat defending NBA champion Cavaliers 126-113

The Denver Nuggets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 126-113, on March 22, 2017 in Denver at Pepsi Center.
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Harden has 40 in triple-double, Rockets top Nuggets 109-105

DENVER (AP) James Harden scored 40 points and finished with a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snapped the Denver Nuggets' four-game winning streak with a 109-105 victory Saturday night. Harden, who shook off a hard fall in the third quarter, had 10 rebounds and 10 assists. With his team trailing 107-105, Nuggets guard Will Barton missed a 3-pointer and a layup in the final...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets Are The Best Football Team In The NBA

Nikola Jokic is the best passing center in the NBA. Frankly, it isn’t even close. It’s also the primary reason why the Denver Nuggets have one of the most potent offenses in the league. Since Jokic became a permanent starter in mid-December, Denver has a 114.2 offensive rating, which is not just the best in the NBA, but also one of the best numbers ever. That’s literally unbelievable...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jusuf Nurkic trolls Nuggets for not playing him enough after career game

Jusuf Nurkic turned in the best performance of his career so far, and was the difference-maker in the team’s 114-108 OT victory over the Sixers. Nurkic scored 28 points, hauled in 20 rebounds, dished out eight assists and blocked six shots. That’s about as complete as a big man can be in a game. It’s safe to say he took over and lifted the Blazers to victory, in a game they...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris ejected for kicking Mason Plumlee in groin

Markieff Morris was ejected for kicking Mason Plumlee in the nuts during Wednesday’s game between the Wizards and Nuggets.The play in question happened with two minutes left in the game. Plumlee went to defend Morris after a switch and tried knocking the ball out, which led a frustrated Morris to kick him in the nads.Here’s video: Morris was assessed a flagrant-2 foul on the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blazers announce Ed Davis is out for the season following shoulder surgery

The Portland Trail Blazers announced on Tuesday that center Ed Davis underwent arthroscopic surgery in his left shoulder.While the surgery was a success, his season is officially over. Davis has played in 46 games for Portland this season, starting in 12.He was averaging 4.3 points and 5.3 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game, down from 6.5 points and 7.4 boards in 20.8 minutes per...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nuggets completed nine passes in 12 seconds, and it was beautiful

For years, the San Antonio Spurs have been known for their amazing fundamental basketball. But even the Spurs might have to tip to their caps to the Denver Nuggets after one offensive sequence Wednesday with just a ton of beautiful passes. In the third quarter of their game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Denver put on a passing clinic that would have any basketball purist salivating...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets, Nuggets interested in Milos Teodosic for next season

Is 2017 going to be the year that Milos Teodosic finally arrives in the NBA?According to a report on Monday by Novosti, a newspaper in Teodosic’s native Serbia, the Brooklyn Nets and the Denver Nuggets are interested in signing the CSKA Moscow point guard for next season.Teodosic, who will turn 30 next month and whose contract with CSKA expires in the summer, is widely considered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Buddy Hield's underwear stolen after his first game in Sacramento

Rookie shooting guard Buddy Hield was the main piece the Sacramento Kings got back in the stunning trade which sent star big man DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans last week. The former Oklahoma Sooners star went on to score 16 points off the bench in his debut, which the Kings won 116-100 over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday.But after the game, Hield found himself in a...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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