Found September 12, 2013 on
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JaVale McGee is a smart guy.
He also just does some stupid things on the basketball court. Ones that Shaq mocked on Inside the NBA decisions big and small that had former coach George Karl limiting his minutes.
All that could change this season. Part of Karl’s surprise exit from Denver was a disagreement about who should play how much — the Nuggets management wanted more minutes for their young stars like McGee.
Now with Brian Shaw at the helm expect a lot more McGee in Denver — and McGee himself is pretty pumped about that he told Jeff Caplan of NBA.com in a rare interview where McGee is really open about himself.
“I’m definitely getting that feeling from the coaches that I’m going to be more of an impact and getting more minutes” said McGee who enters his sixth NBA season and second full season in Denver after 3 ½ oddball years with Washington. “It’s really up to the coach as to how he wants to use me. It’s up to me to work and everything and I’m going to do that. So if I ...
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In case you didn’t know, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee has asthma and earlier today, he decided to show an asthma test mask that he had to wear.
Clearly, this is one stylish piece of medical equipment:
JaVale McGee image courtesy of Getty Images
Pull-up 3-pointers. Acrobatic drives to the basket. Raw emotion. At 5-foot-9, Nate Robinson will be a fan favorite wherever he lands, and with another season comes another team for the NBA journeyman.
Nate Robinson will have to compete for playing time in a crowded Nuggets back court. (Photo by Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports)
After helping fill in for the injured Derrick Rose...
The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.
Free Agent Signings
- Singed J.J. Hickson to a three year deal worth $15 Million.
- Agreed to a two year deal worth $4 Million with Nate Robinson.
-Randy Foye singed a 3 year deal worth $9 Million in a sign and trade.
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we like to scour the Interwebs to try and find the best moments that NBA players post to their Instagram/Vine accounts.
In this video, Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson is seen reading the Dr. Seuss classic “Green Eggs and Ham” to his young daughter, Navyi:
Who knew, Nate Robinson is a great storyteller!
Freshman linebacker DeAndre Miller has learned a lot in his early college career. Read on to see what he says about the linebacker competition, biggest surprise, and more.