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Emmanuel Mudiay “impressive,” taking a starring role early in Nuggets camp

OMAHA — Before he was truly ready for the trip here for training camp, Emmanuel Mudiay had some required viewing to take care of. Watching the final game of last season, his rookie season. He liked “that” Mudiay. He wanted to remind himself of what he was that day and tap back into what the player on the screen had. That point guard had moxie. But more than anything else, that...
Via The Denver Post
1 hour ago

Nuggets training camp notebook: Day two

  OMAHA — The second day of training camp got underway in Omaha with LoCash, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney and other country artists providing the soundtrack as practice began. Today is rookie Juan Hernangomez‘s birthday and the team closed out practice with a hilarious rendition of “Happy Birthday” that was highlighted by Nikola Jokic busting out a few dance moves. The...
Via BSN Denver
6 hours ago

Nuggets bounce back after taking “a little dip” in Tuesday night’s practice

Omaha — The Wednesday morning session of Nuggets training camp was an expected grind, given the team was put through two practices on Tuesday, the first day of camp. But, said Nuggets coach Michael Malone, Wednesday morning’s session was played at a higher level than the Tuesday night session. “It went well, practice No. 3,” Malone said. “So we didn’t go very long, anticipating...
Via The Denver Post
7 hours ago

The Nuggets are being spoiled at Creighton

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets opted to have their yearly training camp out east in Omaha, Nebraska, and it appears that they really love it out there...
Via Mile High Sports
9 hours ago

The three biggest questions heading into Nuggets camp

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Well, Nuggets fans, the time has come. The offseason is over, and the Denver Nuggets are grinding in Omaha, Nebraska for their annual training...
Via Mile High Sports
13 hours ago

BSN Nuggets Podcast: Key storylines from media day, training camp update from Omaha

  Harrison Wind and T.J. McBride discuss media day and key storylines from the first official day of the 2016-17 season. How close are the Nuggets to an actual D-League affiliate and state-of-the-art practice facility? Does coach Michael Malone really not know who his starting power forward is? Will the Nuggets deploy the Nikola Jokic, Jusuf Nurkic frontcourt even more than we...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Wilson Chandler returns to Nuggets after hip surgery; How Denver benefits

OMAHA, Neb. — If it was a contest about who missed who more, Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler is certain he knows the winner. Himself. “I think I missed them a little bit more than they missed me,” he said. It was a photo finish. The Nuggets missed Chandler, who was on the shelf for the entire 2015-16 season after having hip surgery, immensely. Coach Michael Malone had already...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

The Denver Nuggets have built a culture primed for success

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit It’s like Christmas in September. Well, at least for me and my fellow hoop heads. It was Media Day around the NBA, which meant it was the...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Nuggets thinking big with blend of youth, veterans

DENVER (AP) On the roster, 36-year-old Mike Miller is listed as a shooting guard/small forward. His most essential position is mentor. It's an assignment Miller takes seriously on a young squad still learning how to consistently win. The Denver Nuggets boast a rookie sharpshooter (Jamal Murray), an array of up-and-comers (Emmanuel Mudiay, Nikola Jokic and Jusuf Nurkic) and a...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Jokic is Denver’s X-Factor

The Denver Nuggets enter the 2016-17 season as a potential playoff candidate. If the Nuggets are going to reach that feat, Nikola Jokic will need to continue his meteoric rise to superstardom.  Look at the list of transactions made this offseason and you’ll see several teams at the bottom of the Western Conference making moves. The Minnesota Timberwolves improved on the bench...
Via The Lottery Mafia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari says he refused trade from Denver last year

How do you say “unwavering commitment” in Italian? Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari revealed over the weekend that he declined multiple opportunities to be traded from Denver at last year’s deadline. “In Denver I am very well, there was a chance last year to go to some other team before the deadline in February, but I refused,” Gallinari said at an event in Milan on Sunday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

How high is Nikola Jokic's NBA stock now after performance in Rio?

On August 12, the crowd on hand for Olympic basketball in Rio got one of the most shocking displays of dominance from Nikola Jokic, as he scored 25 on 11-of-15 shooting. It was not enough to win, as the United States won 94-91, but it set a huge spotlight on the Denver forward/center that made the best squad in the world sweat in the preliminaries. While he was unable to come close...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder acquire Joffrey Lauvergne from Nuggets

The Oklahoma City Thunder must have been watching the Rio Olympics to trade for Joffrey Lauvergne. Per ESPN.com’s Royce Young, the Thunder sent two 2017 second-round picks to the Denver Nuggets to acquire Lauvergne, who averaged 9.8 points and 4.2 rebounds with the French National team this summer. He was at his best against some of the better teams in the tournament, scoring 12...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Look at this friggin’ fish Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler caught

Denver Nuggets swingman Wilson Chandler reeled in a massive fish on Friday that would make River Monsters‘ Jeremy Wade proud. Chandler caught a (properly named) Goliath Grouper in the ocean, and the fish weighs 350 pounds. Check this beast out: Huge Goliath grouper caught by Wilson Chandler from the @nuggets #blacktiph #fishing #goliathgrouper pic.twitter.com/moUsOWmcOE — BlacktipH...
Via The Comeback
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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