Jarnell Stokes grabs the Nuggets’ final roster spot

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit One of the most-interesting questions throughout training camp and the preseason was who was going to grab the Nuggets’ final roster spot...
Via Mile High Sports
6 hours ago

BSN Nuggets weekend mailbag: Rookie outlooks, Wilson Chandler’s impact, trade chatter and more

  This weekend’s mailbag hits on a number of subjects including how playing time will be distributed among Denver’s rookies, Wilson Chandler, the Nuggets frontcourt, and as always trade talk. Remember, submit your questions to me during the week on Twitter @NBAWind or @BSNNuggets. Which rookie between Juancho Hernangomez and Malik Beasley will have most minutes per game by...
Via BSN Denver
7 hours ago

Five players the Denver Nuggets could trade for midseason

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit We’re less than a week away from the start of the 2016-17 NBA season, and the Denver Nuggets have done … not much. It’s status quo as...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Gallinari, Chandler lead Nuggets in preseason finale win

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone told the media before Friday night’s preseason finale at Pepsi Center he intended to treat the game...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago

Mavericks cap preseason against Nuggets

DENVER -- Danilo Gallinari scored 16 points and didn't miss a shot in 16 minutes for the Nuggets.Gallinari was 4 for 4 from the field, including 2 for 2 on 3-pointers, and 6 for 6 at the free throw line.Dirk Nowitzki scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in 29 minutes.MAVERICKS: Wesley Matthews scored 10 points and was the only Maverick in double figures. ... Harrison Barnes...
Via Associated Press
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets exercise 4th-year options on Harris, Nurkic

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets exercised their fourth-year options on guard Gary Harris and center Jusuf Nurkic on Friday. The team also exercised their third-year option on point guard Emmanuel Mudiay in moves announced by general manager Tim Connelly. Harris averaged 8.5 points in his first two seasons with Denver. He was picked 19th overall by Chicago during the 2014 draft...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

“There’s a good chance he plays Wednesday night”: Gary Harris on track to play in Nuggets regular season opener

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Via BSN Denver
22 hours ago

Report: Nuggets excersise team options on three players

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Via BSN Denver
23 hours ago

Nuggets turn to size this season with their Balkan big men

DENVER (AP) The thinking is big around the Denver Nuggets this season. As in, pairing towers Jusuf Nurkic and Nikola Jokic on the court more often. That's a counter move in a copycat league where teams are trying to be fast and free-shooting like the Golden State Warriors. The way Nuggets coach Michael Malone sees things, the Nuggets have two talented big men - dubbed the Balkan...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kiszla: For Nuggets to dream big, Kenneth Faried must accept coming off bench

The Nuggets have had too much Manimal and not enough victories during the past three years. For a team desperately trying to find a place in Denver’s heart and earn a spot in the NBA playoffs, it’s obvious what the Nuggets must do, even if Kenneth Faried might not be crazy about the idea. The Nuggets need to start Nikola Jokic at power forward, give him as many minutes as he...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Nuggets coach Michael Malone to treat preseason finale like “home opener”

If the NBA had a “dress rehearsal” exhibition game the way the NFL does, Friday’s home game against Dallas would be it for the Nuggets, said coach Michael Malone. “My approach is Dallas is our home opener,” Malone said. “Not that we have to come out and win the game, but let’s approach it like it’s our home opener in terms of minutes, rotations, who we play.” Thus...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Jakarr Sampson and DJ Kennedy released by Denver Nuggets

Two former Johnnies look for new opportunities as Nuggets pare roster. The hopes of the Storm in Denver have fallen. Both Jakarr Sampson and DJ Kennedy were cut from the Denver Nuggets roster on October 15. The current Red Storm in the NBA total was cut in half, from four to two (Metta World Peace and Moe Harkless). It was tough sledding for both Sampson and Kennedy coming into the...
Via Rumble in the Garden
3 days ago

Thirty Futures: Denver Nuggets

Beneath us, there are always waves crashing and receding. We've got stuff going on, and it's close to all-consuming: projects at work, relationships to tend to, a dog that needs his yearly shots, and a lawn that's been overgrown for a week now. We've heard good things about the new Korean joint uptown and there's a weekend screen-printing class at the art annex that's intriguing...
Via RealGM - NBA
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee stares down Lakers player after dunking on him (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets big man JaVale McGee posterized Lakers forward Thomas Robinson during Saturday night’s exhibition game, and let him know about it afterward. McGee received a bounce pass just a few feet from the rim and threw down a dunk over Robinson. He then stared his counterpart down. That was cold-blooded.
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What's next? Will the Nuggets move their minimal 'Manimal'?

It feels like Kenneth Faried has been an NBA player for at least a dozen years. He’s only going into his sixth season, and just 26 years old. But it seems like forever ago when Faried dominated the BBVA Rising Stars game. He finished with 40 points and 10 rebounds, albeit in an exhibition, but he was far and away the most effective player in the game, nabbing the MVP. He positioned...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Postgame Report from Nebraska

The Denver Nuggets continued their preseason in Lincoln, Nebraska on Wednesday as they took on the Minnesota Timberwolves. It was a great atmosphere for basketball and a good early look at conference opponents. Both teams have been busy over the offseason and entered the contest with questions to answer. The Nuggets came in with a two and one record thus far in the preseason and...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Northwest Division Preview: Denver Nuggets

As another NBA season nears, it’s time for our season previews. Staying the West, we move to the Northwest. Projected Conference Finish: 12th Best Move of Offseason: Jamal Murray! Congratulations on taking the best player available. Let’s be honest, is there really anyone on this roster that is absolutely, positively a major part of a championship roster? MAYBE Nikola Joki...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How Denver's Impressive Depth Could Become Problematic

The Denver Nuggets enter the 16-17 season looking to reverse three straight seasons without a playoff appearance. For a team that made the postseason for ten consecutive seasons before the current drought, this is the primary goal. The Nuggets have assembled one of the deepest rosters in the entire NBA but is that necessarily a good thing? Denver seems set to roll with a starting...
Via RealGM - NBA
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets reportedly continuing to shop Kenneth Faried

Kenneth Faried seems like the sore thumb on a lively, young Denver Nuggets roster, and the team appears to be more than aware of it. According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Thursday, the Nuggets have been shopping Faried on and off for the last three years and are still continuing to do so. The 26-year-old Faried, who had reportedly received trade interest from the Minnesota...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: JaVale McGee’s triple-rat tail haircut

Denver Nuggets big man JaVale McGee is no stranger no extravagant looks and mannerisms, both on and off the court. You never really know exactly what he’ll do, say or look like, and that’s the case now as well, judging by his new haircut, which you need to see. McGee posted a photo of the new look on Facebook Monday, and it’s not every day that you see three rat tails in the...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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