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Danilo Gallinari calls J.J. Hickson alley-oop in Italian during Nuggets-Mavericks

As the Denver Nuggets continue to rebuild in the Western Conference, one of the pieces to their future is forward Danilo Gallinari. Since Danilo is out due to knee injury, he could only watch from the sidelines as his Nuggets squad faced off against the Dallas Mavericks. During the second quarter of play, Danilo got the chance to join the Nuggets broadcast team at Altitude Sports...
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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...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: J.J. Hickson progressing in his rehab

The Denver Nuggets had a very disappointing 2013-2014 season, winning just 36 games after a 57-win season in 2012-2013. A major concern that the Nuggets need to address this off season is improving at defense that was 28th in the league in points allowed. They also need to come back healthy and that starts with forward J.J. Hickson, who missed 13 games late in the season due to...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets' J.J. Hickson undergoes knee surgery

The Denver Nuggets lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday by the score of 117-96.  The loss dropped the Nuggets to 32-39 on the season, fourth in the Northwest Division.  The Nuggets were without center J.J. Hickson, who hurt his ACL in Friday's game against the Mavericks  The Nuggets had already lost Danilo Gallinari, JaVale McGee and Nate Robinson with season ending...
Via NBA Injury News
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

JJ Hickson out for season after tearing ACL

Photo Credit: JJ-Hickson/Facebook In the fourth quarter against the Dallas Mavericks, Nuggets’ forward/center J.J. Hickson had landed awkwardly while catching a pass on the low block. Hickson immediately felt pain on his right knee after he collided and was fouled by Vince Carter. After the play, there was no other option, but to head into the locker room. A day after the injury...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets J.J. Hickson Out For Season With Torn ACL

J.J. Hickson, the Denver Nuggets leading rebounder, will miss the remainder of this season with a torn ACL suffered Friday night against the Mavs. An MRI today revealed an right knee ACL tear for #Nuggets F J.J. Hickson. The team's leading rebounder will miss the rest of the season. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) March 22, 2014 Hickson is the Nuggets’ leading rebounder at 9...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

J.J. Hickson Continuing To Find Career Path

J.J. Hickson is averaging 11.2 points and 8.7 rebounds this season for the Denver Nuggets following his breakout season with the Portland Trail Blazers last season. Hickson sees his career path much clearly now than he did with the Cleveland Cavaliers. "My second or third year, I wasn't content with just not messing up," Hickson said. "I wanted to be some type of player in this...
Via RealGM
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans: JJ Hickson Leads Nuggets Past Pelicans 102-93

JJ Hickson had 19 Pts and 10 Reb in the second of a five-game home stand as the Denver Nuggets ousted the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Dec. 16.  Five players scored in double-figures at the Pepsi Center on Sunday for the Nuggets. First Half: The Nuggets first quarter woes continued as the Pelicans jumped out to a 8-0 lead in the opening minutes.  The Pelicans came out hot hitting...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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