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Andre Iguodala seems to think he has the Nuggets under the gun. Iguodala who is set to make a huge sum of $16.1 million next season can opt of his deal and become an unrestricted free agent.
Iggy has he was referred to for so many years here in Philly definitely won’t command $16 million a season on the open market, but he will be a valued commodity this summer.
Iguodala told the Denver Post that a lot about what he does this summer will be determined during the Nuggets playoff run.
“I’m going to explore every option,” Iguodala said. “Ideally, you would want to opt out. The business of the NBA says you opt out and get a deal you like. But I think that’s still to be determined, depending on our success in the playoffs. I can’t make that decision now.
“The goal is to try to win a championship right now, and then everything else (falls into place). It would be hard for me to win a championship here, or get to the (league) Finals or get to the Western Conference finals and say, ‘You know, I’m out.’ I don’t want to make any guarantees, but if that happens, it would be obvious, (Nuggets executive) Masai (Ujiri) and them would understand my worth to the team and we could come to an agreement. But who knows what is going to happen? I could get hurt tomorrow and then have to opt in.”
The Nuggets are a deep, young and loaded team, so it makes perfect sense that he would return to Denver. All decisions aren’t calculated with sense, and Iguodala could choose to go elsewhere.
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The Nuggets are still marching along nicely into the playoffs. They got the win last night over the Dallas Mavericks, but they may have lost Danilo Gallinari. As Gallinari was driving to the basket, his knee buckled awkwardly, and Gallinari couldn't even take another step with that leg. Gallinari's reaction makes the knee injury look serious. The team will have him...
So much time is spent on the production lines; the offensive and defensive efficiency; the Per-36 numbers; the points per possession; every metric that can quantify a player’s game, that we often miss something an advanced metric can’t measure. A player’s heart. NBA fans – across the board – can always relate to a player [...]The post Denver Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried: A...
Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets have really perfected the NBA’s best celebration, and I can and will watch this on repeat for the next 24 hours. It is hard not to smile or laugh like a little child after seeing the Nuggets bench erupt in what is now being dubbed the ‘Italian celebration.” The kiss from Danilo is priceless.
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As expected, Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season, the team has announced.There were initial leaks that Gallinari would be out for the rest of the year due to the injury, but the Nuggets made the news official yesterday. If there is good news to be had in this, the team did say that no other torn ligaments...
Danilo Gallinari and his Denver Nuggets teammates celebrated a late three-ball by Gallo that helped down the Jazz on Wednesday night with an ‘Italian kiss’ to the hand:
The Denver Nuggets will take on the rest of the 2013 season and beyond without one of their star players.
Danilo Gallinari, an all-around small forward, will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season with a torn ACL, according to the Nuggets. Gallinari injured his left knee in Friday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks.
The 24-year-old has averaged 16.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and...
The Denver Nuggets' Andre Iguodala decided to add a few style points on a standard dribble-drive to the hole, finishing with a reverse two-handed dunk.
Through his official Facebook, Danilo Gallinari confirmed the worst fears of Thursday night’s injury against the Mavericks, he has a torn ACL and he is done for the year.
Gallinari was carted off the court after driving through the lane and suffering a non-contact left knee injury with 4:28 to go in the second quarter.
According to Danilo Gallinari’s Facebook, translated from...
DENVER (AP) — Wilson Chandler scored 21 points in place of the injured Danilo Gallinari to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rockets 132-114 Saturday for their 20th consecutive win at home, matching a team record., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/nuggets-tie-team-mark-with-20th-straight-home-win-yahoo-sports
Danilo Gallinari will miss the remainder of the season.
Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets' went down hard on Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks.
That jumpshot of Danilo Gallinari? Bellissimo!
The young Italian sharpshooter had 21 points in Denver’s 113-96 win over the Utah Jazz Wednesday, and he showed us how the Nuggets get down with their Italian celebration after he makes big shots.
Love the celebration, still not buying the Nuggets as a championship contender.
Danilo Gallinari warned for pathetic flop...
When JaVale McGee was on the Washington Wizards, he provided us with almost weekly entertainment in the form of some sort of outrageously awful play, a boneheaded decision or some off-the-court drama. When he joined the Denver Nuggets, he cleaned up his act a bit and proved that he could actually contribute to an NBA team.
He is more successful in Denver, but you can tell there...