NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
13 hours ago

The Denver Nuggets need to make a power move … right now

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As I detailed yesterday, the Denver Nuggets have placed themselves in a position to succeed. With nearly $20 million in cap space right now...
Via Mile High Sports
13 hours ago

Report: Juancho Hernangomez to play with Denver Nuggets next season

  After signing Mike Miller to a two-year deal earlier this week, the Denver Nuggets are seemingly left with two open roster spots. Gigantes del Basket, and Sportando are both reporting that one of those roster spots will go to Juan Hernangomez and the 20-year-old will play in Denver next season, rather than spend another season abroad. Los Nuggets deciden quedarse con Juancho...
Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago

REPORT: Nuggets are “more than likely” to bring Juancho Hernangomez to Denver this year

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets are expected to bring Juancho Hernangomez to Denver and keep him here, sources have told Vic Lombardi of Altitude TV. Sources...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Denver Nuggets’ Jusuf Nurkic named, expected to play for Bosnia’s 2017 EuroBasket qualifying team

  Jusuf Nurkic is expected play on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 2017 FIBA EuroBasket qualifying team, according to his coach Damir Mulaomerovic, via Fiba.com “Both of our NBA players, Mirza Teletovic and Jusuf Nurkic, are coming back to play. We also have a lot of established veterans and some talented young players. We have guys with quality who want to prove themselves. I think...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Re-signing Mike Miller was critical for the Denver Nuggets, on and off the court

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets’ re-signing of Mike Miller is a wise choice. Two years ago, the Nuggets had one of the most toxic locker rooms in the league...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

BSN Nuggets Podcast: Mike Miller is back, four assistant coaches are not, and who’s on the cut line?

  Harrison Wind and Dan Fatigato begin by reacting to the Nuggets signing Mike Miller and the four assistant coaches who left the organization this offseason. The guys then go through the Western Conference, try to predict where the Nuggets will end up, and pick their favorite possible closing lineups coach Michael Malone should deploy throughout the year. Harrison and Dan also...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

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
3 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
9 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
13 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
15 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
18 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
29 days ago  |  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

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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