The Memphis Grizzlies acquired Kosta Koufos in a trade from the Denver Nuggets, and the Grizzlies had coveted the center for over the past year.
Marc Gasol has played major minutes in the last two seasons and Koufos is expected to be the backup.
There may also be times when Koufos and Gasol play together in the Grizzlies' frontcourt.
September 16, 2013
The Memphis Grizzlies have traded fifth-year forward, Darrell Arthur, and the rights to their No. 55 pick from Thursday’s NBA draft, Joffrey Lauvergne, to the Denver Nuggets for sixth-year center, Kosta Koufos.
According to Denver Nuggets:
The Denver Nuggets have acquired F Darrell Arthur and the draft rights to Joffrey Lauvergne from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for C Kosta...
Kosta Koufos will train with the Denver Nuggets' coaches and trainers this offseason rather than playing for the Greek national team.
Koufos averaged 8.0 points per game and 6.9 rebounds this season.
Greece is playing in the FIBA EuroBasket 2013 tournament in Slovenia.
Denver Nuggets’ 7′ 0″ big man Kosta Koufos had a wardrobe malfunction during the Nuggets game 4 loss to the Golden State Warriors. While Kosta was on the bench he stood up quickly to applaud a teammates solid work, but upon doing so his pants fell to the ground. Maybe a belt will be in order for Game 5?
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Kosta Koufos looked like he was somehow pantsed during the Denver Nuggets 115-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors.
While the 7-foot center could only stand in front of the bench helplessly, as his warm-up pants hilariously slip down his legs, the Nuggets team got totally undressed by Stephen Curry as the Warriors sharpshooter lit them up for 22 of his 31 points in the fourth...
Rewind to four or five seasons ago, when starting big man of the Denver Nuggets, Kosta Koufos was with the Utah Jazz and it seemed as though he wasn’t a proper fit for the NBA. We’ve seen it before; where outstanding athlete’s skills do not translate properly to the NBA; but little did Utah nor [...]The post Kosta Koufos Has Found His Game With The Denver Nuggets appeared first...
Kosta Koufos scored a career high 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting, mostly from point-blank range, and the Denver Nuggets ran their winning streak to nine games with a 108-93 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
Corey Brewer added 20 points and Ty Lawson 19 as the Nuggets matched their longest winning streak of the season.
Denver dominated points in the paint 74-32, including...
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March 12, 2013
There are a lot of things I don’t understand about the following play. Watch carefully and you’ll likely notice a few of them. For instance, why did Andre Iguodala let James Harden blow right by him without even making a move? Why were two Denver Nuggets looking and pointing at Patrick Patterson? Why did the officials not call a foul on Kosta Koufos? Why is there no...
Kosta Koufos has agreed to a three-year, $9 million extension with the Nuggets.
Kosta Koufos may yet be done growing.
The 7-foot Koufos, who is 22, was told by a doctor this offseason that his growth plates were still open. And while he isn’t taller than he was last season, the possibility remains that Koufos could inch higher.
Or broader. Koufos, a three-year veteran, said this morning that his wingspan is now 7-7.
It may all be extremely relevant to the...