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ERICK GREEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

An NBA player almost didn't get his chance due to screened phone call

Utah's Erick Green signed a 10-day contract with the Jazz on Tuesday afternoon. But he almost didn't find out about his new job because he screens his telephone calls.  Green, 24, played 46 games with one start during two seasons with the Denver Nuggets. There, he averaged 3.2 points per game before he was waived on November 5. Green was also part of the trade that landed Utah...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rational behind the Denver Nuggets waiving Erick Green, signing Kostas Papanikolaou

  The Denver Nuggets waived Erick Green this morning and signed free agent Kostas Papanikolaou, who the team acquired over the summer from the Houston Rockets in a five-player deal centered around Ty Lawson. Papa, now 25-years-old, was a rookie last season and he appeared in 43 games for the Rockets, averaging 4.2 points and 2.0 assists in just over 18 minutes per game. He’s...
Via BSN Denver
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets waive Erick Green, look to re-sign Kostas Papanikolaou

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, The Denver Nuggets have waived Erick Green, making room for Kostas Papanikolaou. The 6’9 forward from Greece was drafted in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft and last played for the Houston Rockets during the 2014-2015 NBA season. Kostas Papanikolaou was originally acquired by the Denver Nuggets in the Ty Lawson trade but the team waived...
Via BSN Denver
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets add Papanikolaou, waive Green

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have added forward Kostas Papanikolaou and waived guard Erick Green. Papanikolaou will be available for Denver's game Thursday night against Utah at the Pepsi Center. The 6-foot-8, 225-pound Papanikolaou averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 43 games with Houston last season. He was drafted by the New York Knicks in 2012, dealt to Portland and then...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Summer League recap: Atlanta Hawks 82, Denver Nuggets 73

  After a three-game winning streak preceding tournament play the Nuggets lost when it mattered most against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. Outside of Erick Green nearly every Nugget had an underwhelming performance. Below are some further thoughts on Thursday’s contest… (Box score) — As I mentioned above, Erick Green was just about the only player on the Nuggets’...
Via BSN Denver
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Denver Nuggets players to watch during Summer League

  The 2015 Denver Nuggets Summer League roster is set to take the stage in less than 24 hours, and for hardcore hoops fans this marks the beginning of one of the more telling series of games throughout the calendar year. Sure, Summer League often centers more on individual performances, rim-rattling dunks and “mixtape” basketball than actual NBA play, but it also opens a window...
Via BSN Denver
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Nuggets hard at work at Red Rocks

Some of the Denver Nuggets aren’t taking the offseason lightly, quite literally. Recent photos posted on Twitter by the team show numerous players working out with assistant coach/strength and conditioning Steve Hess at Red Rocks. Erick Green and Gary Harris can be seen in the photos running the stairs at the famed amphitheater, wearing what appear to be weight vests. Running...
Via Mile High Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets assign rookie Green to D-League

The Denver Nuggets opted to send rookie guard Erick Green to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA developmental league Tuesday. Green, who was selected in the 2013 draft, has appeared in just 14 games this season. Head coach Brian Shaw had this to say about the move. “With the addition of Jameer Nelson and Randy Foye coming back there wasn’t going to be a lot of time for him...
Via Mile High Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Erick Green on life as an NBA rookie

Almost a third of the way into the NBA season, the Denver Nuggets are in an interesting position. Four games under .500 and having repeatedly stated that they’re committed to contending this season, the team also has a trio of intriguing rookies in Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic, and Erick Green. It’s a tough balance to strike, trying to win games now while at the same time getting...
Via Mile High Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Erick Green To Sign With Nuggets

Erick Green will sign with the Denver Nuggets. Green was the Nuggets' second round pick last year, played overseas in 2013-14 and will join the team for training camp next season. The Nuggets have a need for a third point guard and Green fits that role. With Green, Denver will have 14 guaranteed contracts. Green averaged 16.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game during the...
Via RealGM
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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