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Hickson suspended for first five games

The season hasn’t even started yet, and the Denver Nuggets are already shorthanded. Wednesday, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post broke news that Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson will be suspended five games for violating the NBA’s drug policy.  The drug was not of a performance-enhancing nature. The Sporting News mentions that a five-game suspension is typically associated with...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games for drug program violation

  Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. He has played six seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Sacramento, Portland and Denver, averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Hickson suspended 5 games by NBA

NEW YORK (AP) Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. He has played six seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Sacramento, Portland and Denver, averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets J.J. Hickson Suspended 5-Games For Violating Drug Policy

Denver Nuggets veteran forward J.J. Hickson will miss the first five games of the regular season for violating the leagues drug policy. #Nuggets F JJ Hickson will be suspended for a violation of the NBA's drug policy. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 Hickson's suspension will be five games. #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 ...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Faried’s potential after FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup was another victory for the US, but it might have been a bigger victory for Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried. Faried entered the selection process to be picked to play for Team USA as a player who wasn’t suppose to make the team. He did, and good thing for the team too because he turned out to be the most consistent player in the tournament. Faried threw...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried ‘Abyss’ Illustration

Artist Franky Anduiza captures breakout player of the FIBA World Cup Kenneth Faried bursting out of the darkness and into a huge pay day when he becomes a restricted free agent next summer. The Denver Nuggets better be prepared to go deep to retain their half Artest, Rodman and animal power forward. The post Kenneth Faried ‘Abyss’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team

Team USA’s Kyrie Irving and Kenneth Faried earned All-Tournament Team honors of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday after shining throughout the nine-game event. The two Americans were joined by Pau Gasol of Spain, Nicolas Batum of France, and Milos Teodosic of Serbia. [ESPN NBA] The post Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team appeared...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trading Mozgov a bad idea

The Denver Nuggets have heard that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in trading for center Timofey Mozgov. Cleveland has had one of the busiest off seasons in recent memory. It all started when they got the number one pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and used it to draft Andrew Wiggins. Then the biggest move of the summer happened when LeBron James decided to come home to play ball...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trade Timofey Mozgov For Dion Waiters?

Denver Nuggets: Trade Timofey Mozgov For Dion Waiters? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Denver Gets: Dion Waiters and Brendan Haywood Cleveland Gets: Timofey Mozgov and Quincy Miller The Cavaliers are a contender for a title this season and the Nuggets have the one thing they lack, depth at the 5. The Cavaliers just have Anderson Varejao who is in his 30’s and...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried: ‘Trade rumors affect you’

The Denver Nuggets were rumored to be shopping power forward Kenneth Faried all year last season, but no trade ever ended up happening. It seems that the rumors were being hyped up by the media and not seriously considered by Denver, and they are now looking to lock him up to a long-term deal. That being said, Faried came out in the media and talked about how the trade rumors affected...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov: I want to play with LeBron

Recently, in a Russian media interview, Timofey Mozgov was inquired about the possibility of playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers to join forces with LeBron James. Although, the Russian native commended James, as well as head coach, David Blatt, he never demanded a trade or expressed a desire to actually play for Cleveland. “Of course, it would be interesting to play for David Blatt’s...
Via Cavs Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Cleveland Cavaliers Trade For Nuggets’ JaVale McGee?

Will McGee still be wearing a Nuggets jersey at the end of this offseason? Mandatory Credit: Rocky Widner/ Getty The Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in Timofey Mozgov, but it seems they’re barking up the wrong tree. They should be gunning for Javale McGee. The Cavs have LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. They’ve got a Big 3 — even though no one is calling them...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kenneth Faried hits circus shot against Turkey

One of the key hustle players for Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup is Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and in the first quarter of today’s Turkey-USA first round match-up, he should off his offensive skill. Watch as Kenneth decides to drive baseline and makes a pretty up-and-under move which leads to a circus shot that goes in: That’s just straight pretty! *** Faried...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes

Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Get: Harrison Barnes and Marresse Speights Warriors Get: Timofey Mozgov and Randy Foye The Denver Nuggets have some excellent talent. They have a franchise player in point guard Ty Lawson who is one of the best players at his position and elite on offense. They have a premier perimeter...
Via HoopStuff
20 days ago  |  2 Comments

WATCH: Nate Robinson is already back to dunking

Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson posted a video on his Instagram account of himself dunking a basketball last Friday. This is pretty impressive considering the 5’9 combo guard just had surgery to repair his torn left ACL last January 31. In the first video, Robinson nearly throws it down with two hands but can’t quite finish. However, in the last video, Nate throws it down...
Via Pass The Pill
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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