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Gary Harris is bouncing back from his awful rookie year

Sophomore guard Gary Harris has been a bright spot for the Nuggets. Lynne Sladky AP Photo/Lynne SladkyLast season, Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris had one of the worst rookie seasons in recent history. As a rookie, Harris never fully earned the trust of then head coach Brian Shaw, and was rarely given consistent minutes. When he did play, Harris struggled to make shots or play...
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Nuggets guards Emmanuel Mudiay, Gary Harris face dynamic Phoenix Suns backcourt

  Coming off an incredibly uplifting win against James Harden, Ty Lawson and the Houston Rockets (Denver is 2-0 vs the Rockets this season), the Denver Nuggets will look to continue their three game win streak in Phoenix against the Suns and their pair of star guards Brandon Knight and Eric Bledsoe. Regular Season Game 10 (5-4) Nuggets @ Suns 7 p.m. MT on Altitude2, NBATV, FSAZ...
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What can the Denver Nuggets expect from Gary Harris?

If the name Gary Harris doesn’t exactly get you amped about the future of the Nuggets’ shooting guard, I’m not surprised. After being selected 19th overall in last year’s draft, the former Michigan State product entered the NBA and immediately faded into obscurity. Throughout his college career, Harris was viewed as one of the top NBA prospects in the nation, the prototypical...
Via Mile High Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets exercise team options on Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets are going to keep last year's rookies, Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic, on the roster next season.  Both players were likely easy decisions, despite drastically different rookie years. Nurkic was one of the best young players in the league last season, while Harris struggled just as much, if not more, than any first-round pick who received somewhat regular playing...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets excerise third-year options on Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic

  The Nuggets announced that they have picked up the third-year options on the contracts of guard Gary Harris and center Jusuf Nurkic. Harris, 21, averaged 3.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game last season. He’s already an NBA-level defender, but his offense and more specifically his shooting is still a work in progress. Harris has shot the ball better this preseason...
Via BSN Denver
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets take over South High School for team scrimmage

  As the Denver Nuggets have done in the past, the team held a team practice and scrimmage at a local high school. This time South High School (1700 E Louisiana Ave) played host to the local NBA team. Our Harrison Wind was on hand and captured the following images from today’s event. Mike Miller, no. 3, Michael Malone, in black...
Via BSN Denver
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Malone wants to find Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris consistent role

  The 2015-16 campaign will be a do-over of sorts for 21-year-old Gary Harris. The shooting guard didn’t see a lot of action his rookie season under Brian Shaw, after being selected by the Denver Nuggets with the No. 19 pick of the 2015 NBA draft. “Gary is really basically coming back as a rookie,” said head coach Michael Malone at the media day press conference. “never...
Via BSN Denver
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Gary Harris seeing more and more minutes

A lot of pressure comes with being a first-round draft pick, no matter what sport or league a young athlete is preparing to enter. Whether it be the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, or MLS, fans more often than not have lofty expectations for any players that their favorite teams select with a first round pick, expecting immediate results out of these players in their rookie seasons. Thus is...
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gary Harris' mom misses son's first NBA dunk

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris saw his first action of the season in Friday night's blowout win over Indiana and scored 13 points, highlighted by a monster one-handed slam dunk in the fourth quarter. Harris' mom, WNBA great Joy Holmes-Harris, was in the crowd. What did she have to say about it? Well, she was stunned...because she missed Gary's dunk.Fortunately for Joy, her son...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets season preview: Roster Breakdown

October is now upon us and comes with it is one of the best month’s in sports. At the end of this great month begins the NBA season. The Denver Nuggets training camp is officially underway as they prepare for their opening game against the Detroit Pistons on October 29th. We felt this would be the perfect time to begin our three-part series preview, beginning with the roster...
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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