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2010-11 record: 50-32 Head Coach: George Karl Key Departures: Raymond Felton, Gary Forbes, J.R. Smith, Wilson Chandler, Kenyon Martin Key Additions: Rudy Fernandez, Andre Miller, Kenneth Faried Best-Case Scenario: The Nuggets somehow overcome the loss of Felton and the exodus of Smith, Chandler, and Martin to China, keep playing with the same offensive and defensive…
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So Ty Lawson played pro ball in Lithuania this fall. After one game, he walked into the locker room by the showers.
“I was like, ‘What’s that smell?’ ” Lawson recalled.
He then spotted his teammate, Robertas Javtokas, standing under the shower … smoking a cigarette.
“I look over, he’s puffing and says, ‘Oh, what’s up Ty?’ ” Lawson said with a laugh.
George Karl scoffs at the notion that a team needs a superstar to be successful.
The Denver Nuggets' coach would be more than satisfied if the organization manages to retain guard Arron Afflalo after agreeing to a five-year deal with Brazilian center Nene on Tuesday night.
Regardless, Karl insists this roster already is a sleeping giant, even if no one will take the Nuggets...
After three-plus seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves, forward Corey Brewer won an NBA championship after joining the Dallas Mavericks last spring. The two-time NCAA title-holder brought his winning reputation to Denver when he was acquired by the Nuggets this week.
Nene was one of the biggest names in available in the NBA free agent market. On Tuesday, the Denver Nuggets re-signed their starting center for $67 million over five years. A number of other teams were interested in him including the Houston Rockets and New Jersey Nets.
Last season, the 29-year-old averaged 14.5 points and 7.6 rebounds in 30.5 minutes per game. The 2011-12 season...
The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have signed forward Gary Forbes after the Denver Nuggets chose to not match Toronto’s offer sheet for the restricted free agent. It is reportedly a three-year deal, with a team option on the third year.
The Raptors signed Forbes to an offer sheet Saturday. Under the terms of the NBA’s [...]
The Denver Nuggets have reportedly re-signed free agent center Nene.
Free-agent center Nene and the Denver Nuggets have agreed to terms on a five-year deal worth in excess $67 million, according to sources close to the talks.
The Toronto Raptors announced Wednesday they have signed forward Gary Forbes after the Denver Nuggets chose to not match Toronto’s offer sheet for the restricted free agent. Per team policy, financial details were not disclosed.
The Raptors signed Forbes to an offer sheet Saturday. Under the terms of the NBA’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement, beginning Sunday the Nuggets...
New Blazer Raymond Felton talks about media day and gives fans a preview of three faces he might show them this season....
Top free agent Nene appeared primed for massive deal that, frankly, he just didn't deserve. Well, guess what? The Nuggets kept their guy, and for a fair price, writes Zach Lowe.
Coach Nate McMillan will used all of training camp to decide who will back up starter Raymond Felton.