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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 after the departure of Andre Iguodala in the offseason.
Chandler is quite possibly the most versatile player on Denver’s roster. Capable of playing three positions effectively, this makes Chandler very valuable to the Nuggets while Gallinari gets healthy. Once Gallo returns, Chandler might be the starting shooting guard, as head coach Brian Shaw has hinted at. He could also see some time at the already crowded power forward position, as a stretch four.
The transition to full-time starter for Denver should be a smooth one, as according to 82games.com, four of the top five lineups with Chandler on the floor i...
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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 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.
As Fournier sees it his two years in the French Pro A league in addition to his rookie NBA season are an advantage in his NBA development putting him at a...
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...
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.
At the start of the game, coach Brian Shaw experimented with the lineup of Ty Lawson, Randy Foye, Anthony Randolph, JJ Hickson and...
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. "...
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...
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...
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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.
The Nuggets haven’t had an explosive presence off the bench since J.R. Smith, who left with Carmelo Anthony for NY in the 2011-12 season...
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...
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