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Denver Nuggets season preview: Team Projections

We slowly cross off these early days of October eagerly waiting for the 29th when the Denver Nuggets open their 2014-15 season against the Detroit Pistons. To keep us occupied lets make predictions! Continuing our three-part season preview series for each NBA team, last week we broke down the Nuggets roster (Denver Nuggets season preview: Roster Breakdown). This week we take at...
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Hickson suspended for first five games

The season hasn’t even started yet, and the Denver Nuggets are already shorthanded. Wednesday, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post broke news that Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson will be suspended five games for violating the NBA’s drug policy.  The drug was not of a performance-enhancing nature. The Sporting News mentions that a five-game suspension is typically associated with...
Via Mile High Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets' J.J. Hickson suspended 5 games for drug program violation

  Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program. Hickson averaged 11.8 rebounds and 9.2 rebounds in 69 games last season, his first with Denver. He has played six seasons in the NBA with Cleveland, Sacramento, Portland and Denver, averaging 10.1 points and 7.2 rebounds.
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets J.J. Hickson Suspended 5-Games For Violating Drug Policy

Denver Nuggets veteran forward J.J. Hickson will miss the first five games of the regular season for violating the leagues drug policy. #Nuggets F JJ Hickson will be suspended for a violation of the NBA's drug policy. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 Hickson's suspension will be five games. #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) September 17, 2014 ...
Via Thacover2
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

JJ Hickson on the block? Blazers willing to move center for right offer

J.J. Hickson could be on the move, if the Portland Trail Blazers find the right deal. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reports that Portland is open to moving Hickson "but hasn't found an appealing offer yet." Brooklyn is reportedly interested, but it's not clear if the Nets have the assets to get him. Hickson is in the midst of a career season. In 52...
Via Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

J.J. Hickson Takes Out Female Spectator

During the third quarter of Wednesday night’s match-up between the Portland Trailblazers and New Orleans Hornets there was a little bot of a collision, which happened off the court. Check out the below video of the Blazers’ J.J. Hickson went after a loose ball out of bounds and his momentum was not about to be stopped, even by an unsuspecting female fan. The two collided and...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: J.J. Hickson Receiving Interest From A Handful Of Teams

Portland Trail Blazers 6-9 power forward/center JJ Hickson has been receiving exploratory interest from a handful of teams looking to potentially swap for his services before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, a source close to the situation told However, these teams have not made contact with Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey, just yet. The inquiring phone calls are...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Trail Blazers must make J.J. Hickson sixth man moving forward

For the sake of the bench J.J. Hickson has been outstanding as the starting center for the Portland Trail Blazers this season. He is averaging 10.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and has exceeded the expectations of those who thought his 6’9” frame would be a hindrance when it came to his success on the low block. So why exactly would the team move him aside for rookie center Meyers Leonard...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings buyout J.J. Hickson

Two years ago, the Cleveland Cavaliers wouldn't deal J.J. Hickson for Amare Stoudemire.  Last year, he was dealt to Sacramento for Omri Casspi.  Now, the Kings have reached a buyout with the forward, making him a free agent.

Via Waiting For Next Year
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Celtics interested in Kings forward?

The Celtics may be looking to add some front court depth after losing Chris Wilcox for the season. They are talking to Sacramento.

Via Celtics Life
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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