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One of the coolest stories last season was Gary Forbes. I remember in camp, when Carmelo Anthony told me one of the biggest surprises was Gary, I thought he was making a joke. Sure enough, this undrafted guy from UMass surprised a lot of people, made the roster and even played some significant minutes during the season (though greatest accomplishment was surely his appearance on VH1’s “La La’s Full-Court Life”).
Forbes is an unrestricted free agent but said “the feeling I got” from the Nuggets was that they’d bring him back this season (free agents can sign starting Dec. 9).
“And I wouldn’t want it any way,” the guard/forward Forbes said. “That’s the team that took a chance on me when no one else did.”
Forbes is fascinating – he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2005, when he was 20. He’s raising money and awareness through the Diabetes Association of America.
“I think it’s a really big thing to help a good cause and the fact that I have the disease and it affected my f
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In stunning news, Chris Andersen actually found some tattoo-free space on his body.
And so, the Birdman got inked for a good cause. In coordination with PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the Nuggets center has new tattoos covering his torso and arms, above the words: “Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin, and Let Animals Keep Theirs.”
On Wednesday, Andersen is going...
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Check out Chris’ tattoos up close, and find out why he calls the fur industry a “nightmare” in this must-see exclusive video from his “Ink, Not Mink” PETA photo shoot….The Birdman is literally one of the NBA’s most colorful characters…To see the Video continue reading. -TO
Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen High as Hell in Vegas?
Nuggets executive Masai Ujiri would like to re-sign Nene and Arron Afflalo, but outside interest may land one or both elsewhere this season.
Meeting with the media for the first time since the lockout ended, Nuggets exec Masai Ujiri fielded questions about many hot topics regarding his team.
* On Nene, the free agent big man: “We want Nene back and we’re going to do everything we can to try to get him back here. Yes, we made contact with his agent today – we’ll keep talking and see how that goes. I think he wants...
More colorful than ever, Chris Andersen is using his ink to get out the word on the evils of the Chinese fur business.
Denver Nuggets General Manager Masai Ujiri said he will try to re-sign free agents Nene and Arron Afflalo when teams can agree to terms with players starting Dec. 9.
Nene opted out of the last season of his contract and is one of the most sought-after players on the market. Ujiri said he has contacted the [...]
The Denver Nuggets and the decision they made last February was one of the major talking points during the lockout negotiations.
The Miami Heat issue put small-market teams on notice about keeping their superstars. They feared the extend-and-trades that allowed Carmelo Anthony to leverage a trade out of Denver to New York, the place he chose. It gave the players all the leverage...
Naturally, everyone is making a big deal about Nene.
And people are pumped about rookie rebounder Kenneth Faried.
And Timofey Mozgov is probably going to crack the starting lineup.
So when it comes to the Nuggets frontcourt, a lot of folks might have forgotten about Chris Andersen.
But the Birdman’s back, too.
He arrived to Pepsi Center for an involuntary workout today, the...
Yes, people, the NBA is back, and I can't believe it either!On our way to a 66-game season, we cannot reach the start without passing through—yep, you said it—free agency.Although this class of free agents measures nowhere close to last year's, there is still a good amount of talent, most notably the Denver Nuggets starting center, Nene Hilario.Nene is clearly one of...
The first Nugget in the practice gym today was Andre Miller, who had his first workout there since December of 2006, during his first time in powder blue.
The point guard was part of the famous Allen Iverson trade and returned to George Karl’s Nuggets this June, thanks to a draft-night trade with Portland.
One of the reasons Denver traded Raymond Felton for Miller was because...
The Nuggets aren’t expected to be able to re-sign free agent Nene, and according to CBS Sports, there are six NBA teams who will be pushing hard to land the big fella: “One of the surest bets of the soon-to-begin 2011 NBA free-agent period is that Nene wants out of Denver. Where he winds up, and how, will be among the most intriguing storylines when the floodgates open around...
For the past few years, Nene and Kenyon Martin have made up the Nuggets' starting front court, and there's a possibility that neither will be on the Nuggets when this season begins.
If this is your thing, Chris "Birdman" Andersen has loaned his defiled corpus to PETA for their "Ink Not Mink" anti-fur campaign. Today, per the Denver Post, he'll be handing out donated fur coats to the homeless for winter. Something tells me J.R. Smith wants one. More »