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Six exclusive nuggets from Emmanuel Mudiay

The Denver Nuggets ditched Ty Lawson this offseason for a much more mature point guard — who’s only 19 years old. Emmanuel Mudiay has impressed everyone in town so far from his conference call on draft night to presser here in Denver. The kid says all the right things, is damn good at basketball and is an incredibly refreshing change of pace from the troubled Lawson who had a...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari goes for 32 at EuroBasket 2015

  EuroBasket 2015 is underway and one of the many players from the Denver Nuggets organization is already making headlines. Several days back Danilo Gallinari had an excellent outing versus Russia, scoring 32 points and hauling down 10 rebounds, all while going 19-21 from the free-throw line. Gallinari looked in top shape and appeared to be making a more conscious effort to score...
Via BSN Denver
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Denver Nuggets look to rebuild in the Western Conference, they have one of the most intriguing teams in the upcoming season in the association. Last season, the Nuggets had a line-up that included Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, and Jusuf Nurkic along with adding rookie Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver has some promising talent to compete in the West. Check out some of their best...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Danilo Gallinari be on the trading block come midwinter?

  This past week a Nuggets-related article by Jesus Gomez of SBNation.com caused somewhat of a stir across social media. It was titled, “Danilo Gallinari can be the Nuggets’ best player or greatest trade chip” and as you might have guessed is essentially about how valuable Gallinari is seen by not only the Nuggets but other teams around the NBA as well. Below is the crux of...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay does impressive reverse slam dunk in Instagram video

As the Denver Nuggets look forward to the upcoming season, rookie Emmanuel Mudiay looks to play an important role in getting the team back into the Western Conference playoffs. Earlier today, Mudiay’s Instagram account posted a video of him throwing down an reverse slam dunk that was pretty incredible: Just another to grind peeps! Have a blessed day! ❤️ A video posted...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson voted second best newcomer by ESPN amidst reportedly successful rehab stint

  Ty Lawson has (or perhaps, had) lots of troubles off the court. Recently those troubles reached a fever pitch when he was court-ordered to attend rehab. Now, after a month of treatment, Lawson is reportedly improving at a very satisfactory rate according to TMZ.com: Some more good news for embattled NBA star Ty Lawson … who just got some dap from the judge presiding over his...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried '100 percent believes' Nuggets can make playoffs

Can Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried lead his team back to the postseason?The Nuggets went to the postseason in each of Faried's first two years in the league, and he sounds confident the Nuggets can get back there once again.Denver has missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons amid injuries and roster turnover, but the 6-foot-8 power forward told Rappler.com that...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets add Navy SEAL training to offseason

The Denver Nuggets play their home games in one of the most difficult environments in pro sports. Playing in the thin air of the Mile High City tends to wear opponents down and for years has been a distinct home court advantage for the Nuggets. This offseason the Nuggets took a different approach to getting in premium condition to play at 5,280 feet above sea level. As training camp...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How can Nikola Jokic help the Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets are going through what appears to be a rebuilding period. After trading star point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets, the Nuggets will need other players to step up, both in the backcourt and the frontcourt.One of the young players expected to make a contribution is Nikola Jokic, who was the 41st pick in the 2014 draft. Here's Dakota Schmidt at BBallBreakdown...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Nuggets trade Danilo Gallinari this season?

The Denver Nuggets raised some eyebrows this season when they gave Danilo Gallinari a two-year, $34 million contract extension, but by locking in Gallinari, they likely increased his trade value.  With the cap jumping up in the next few years, Gallinari's deal should be much friendlier going forward. While there are restrictions on when the Nuggets can trade the talented forward...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari prepares for EuroBasket 2015

The NBA season is still more than a month away from the start of training camp, but Nuggets forward Danilo Galinari is already getting himself in midseason form, readying to play for Italy in the FIBA EuroBasket Championship, which runs Sept. 5-20 across four nations in Europe. Gallinari is excited to represent his team and be back to playing basketball fully healthy. “I can...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried: There will be a female head coach in the NBA

    The San Antonio Spurs made history last summer when they hired former WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. The Sacramento Kings followed suit a few weeks ago, announcing that they have added Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lierberman to their coaching staff. Will there be a female head coach in the NBA at some point down the line? Kenneth Faried thinks there will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Darrell Arthur and Will Barton Grades

Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Darrell Arthur Contract: Two seasons, 5.82 million (player option) Arthur is likely to be the Denver Nuggets’ fourth big man after Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic and J.J. Hickson and play 15-20 minuets per game like he has for the Nuggets for two seasons (17.1 and 17), but there are...
Via HoopStuff
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets 2015 Offseason Grade

Darrell Arthur might still be re-signed, but there’s likely not much left on the Nuggets’ summer agenda. In Nikola Jokic—three years, $4 million Wilson Chandler—four years, 46.5 million deal Will Barton—three years, $10.6 million Jameer Nelson—three years, $13.6 million Joey Dorsey—via trade Nick Johnson—via trade Coach Mike Malone Out Ty Lawson—traded to...
Via The Lottery Mafia
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson to enter rehab following DUI arrest

Earlier this week, Ty Lawson was arrested for the second time this year on charges of driving while under the influence. During a hearing on Friday, Lawson’s attorney said the Nuggets guard will enter a treatment program in Malibu. “We will be handling the personal needs of the defendant,” said Lawson’s lawyer via ESPN, Harvey...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ty Lawson arrested for DUI again

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested for driving while under the influence in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. TMZ reports that Lawson was pulled over for speeding when California Highway Patrol officers suspected he had been drinking. The 27-year-old was asked to go through some field sobriety tests, which he apparently did not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets Sign Wilson Chandler to Four-Year Extension

All the pre-draft talk about pretty much every member of the Denver Nuggets being up for sale has subsided. While Ty Lawson may very well find himself moved, it looks like the team is going to be kept together for first-year head coach Michael Malone. Denver took that idea to a new level on Saturday be signing forward Wilson Chandler to a four-year, $46 million extension. Denver...
Via Sportsnaut
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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