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Andre Miller currently ranks 10th all-time in assists, only trailing Rod Strickland by 31 assists.
Miller is entering his 15th season with no intentions of retirement.
“I could still play 35 minutes,” Miller said. “Coming back here, I was slowed down (last year). I was doing well in Portland, playing 33, 34 minutes a game, and the situation was, I was traded back here and basically told I would be a backup. I still feel I can play a high amount of minutes, but teams have what they are doing, and I have to fall in line.” …
His preparation in the summer was simple. He rested. He’s aiming to play until he’s 40 — and that requires two more seasons beyond this one.
To do that, he’ll have to show the new coaching staff he has the staying power. Teammates believe he can do it.
“He has youthful legs,” guard Ty Lawson said. “You can see when people are getting old. With Dre, you can’t see that.”
I see no reason not to believe that Miller can play until he’s 40 because his game relies on outsmarting the opponent. It’ll be different if Miller depended on athleticism.
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Old is only a state of mind.
Nuggets point guard Andre Miller believes so.
The 37-year-old point guard is staring down the start of his 15th NBA season with 1126 games under his belt and more than 37000 minutes played. He will cross the 40000-minute mark this season if he averages 30 minutes per game.
"I could still play 35 minutes" Miller said. "...
Andre Miller is staring down the start of his 15th NBA season, with 1,126 games under his belt and more than 37,000 minutes played. He will cross the 40,000-minute mark this season if he averages 30 minutes per game.
Miller, 37, believes he has a few more seasons left in him and is aiming to play until he is 40 years old.
"I could still play 35 minutes," Miller said...
2013-14 is an important season for Wilson Chandler and the Denver Nuggets (Photo: Chris Humphreys, USA Today Sports)
The Denver Nuggets will be counting on Wilson Chandler this season to be a main contributor on offense and defense. Chandler will be the Nuggets starting small forward while Danilo Gallinari recovers from a knee injury and will be the team’s best perimeter defender...
Nuggets guard Evan Fournier has three ages — his real age (20 years old) his NBA age (second season) and his professional basketball age (fourth season).
It's the professional basketball age he's most worried about.
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Since entering the NBA in 2007 Wilson Chandler has only played in 82 games one time - during the 2008-09 campaign his second in the league. That's not really a big deal as players deal with sprained ankles and other bumps and bruises along the way during long seasons.
In 2008 after his rookie season Chandler had left ankle surgery a couple times:
On June 3 2008 Chandler had...
Nuggets guard Ty Lawson will be a game-time decision for Tuesday night’s game against Oklahoma City after suffering a back injury he called a “stinger” against San Antonio.
Lawson will get treatment tonight and see how it feels in the morning before he and the team determine what course of action to take.
“I’ve never hurt my back before” Lawson said. “If it tightens...
JaVale McGee played well against Tim Duncan and the Spurs last season (Photo: 9News)
Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs tonight at 7:00pm (MDT) in the first preseason game at Pepsi Center this season.
Here are some storylines for tonight’s matchup:
Brian Shaw‘s coaching debut at home
Wilson Chandler misses another game due to injury
Shaw shuffles the deck and is starting Ty...
Randy Foye and JJ Hickson each scored 15 points in their home debut for the Nuggets on Monday.(Photo courtesy of Denver Post)
The Denver Nuggets (2-1) downed the San Antonio Spurs (1-2) 98-94 on Monday in their first preseason game at the Pepsi Center.
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There are still lineups to be hashed out. There are still roles to be defined. There is still an offense - and defense to be learned. The Nuggets are soaking it all in on the fly. Some players have stood out with exceptional work ethic — JaVale...
Photo Via: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images
Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson is one of, if not THE most exciting sixth-man in the NBA. When Robinson gets hot, it doesn’t matter who’s guarding him–he’s almost impossible to stop.
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DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 98-94 preseason win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
The Spurs were without their three stars -- Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker -- who stayed home rather than make the first stop on the team's three-game trip. They will join the team...
Kenneth Faried scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 98-94 preseason win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
The Spurs were without their three stars - Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker - who stayed home rather than make the first stop on the team's three-game trip. They will join the team in Atlanta for...
It’s been awhile since we’ve had a JaVale McGee post here on That NBA Lottery Pick and earlier tonight, a nice JaVale block lead to points for the Nuggets.
Watch as JaVale’s major swat of Spurs center Tiago Splitter leads to an alley-oop dunk for newly-acquired forward J.J. Hickson:
JaVale McGee image courtesy of Getty Images
Looking for the slam dunk of Monday night’s preseason NBA games?
It came courtesy of Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried against the San Antonio Spurs as he threw down a powerful monster jam in the third quarter of play:
Faried image courtesy of Getty Images