NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Miller: Kyrie Irving is “definitely interested” in playing for the Nuggets

Kyrie Irving reportedly wants out of Cleveland and has given the Cavs a list of four teams, New York, Miami, Minnesota and San Antonio, as his preferred destinations. Denver didn’t make Irving’s list, but former Nugget Mike Miller, who played with Irving in Cleveland during the 2014-15 season, says Irving would be interested in the Nuggets. “I’ve already asked that question...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Denver Nuggets front office faces intriguing but dicey Kyrie Irving dilemma

The Denver Nuggets brass is facing one giant fork in the road. Which route they take could dictate the franchise’s future for the next decade, but one can make a compelling case for trudging down either path. To Kyrie or not to Kyrie? That is the question… Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ All-Star point guard, is available via trade. Denver has the assets (and then some...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

The case for Kyrie Irving and the Nuggets

This sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Kyrie Irving is the latest All-Star on the market and Denver, armed with the rare combination of young, attractive assets, malleable veterans and draft picks could be a fit for his services. From Dwyane Wade last summer to Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Kevin Love, Chris Paul and finally Paul Millsap, we’ve seen this song and dance before. The Nuggets...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Montbello Rec Center hosting another Nuggets event

It was just 10 days ago that the Montbello Recreation Center in Denver was the center of the Denver Nuggets’ world. In less than two weeks, it will be a focal point again. Shooting guard Malik Beasley will host a basketball camp there Aug. 5-6, as Chris Dempsey reported on the team website. The camp is open to boys ages 12 to 16 and is just $10. Participants can register HERE....
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago

BSN Nuggets Podcast: Who takes the last shot for Denver and more of your questions

Harrison Wind and T.J. McBride answer listener question about who takes the last shot for the Nuggets with the game on the line, realistic ceilings for Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic, who has the best handle on Denver’s roster, and more.
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

Monte Morris signs two-way contract with Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie Monte Morris to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced Friday. Morris, 6-3, 175, was drafted by Denver with the 51st pick of the 2017 NBA Draft. He averaged 9.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, a team-high 4.3 assists and 1.33 steals in six games (four starts) for Denver’s 2017 Las Vegas Summer League squad. ...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago

Nuggets sign second-round pick Monte Morris to two-way contract

The Nuggets signed rookie Monte Morris to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced on Friday. Morris, who was drafted 51st overall by the Nuggets in the 2017 NBA draft, averaged a team-leading 4.3 assists to go along with 9.5 points and 1.3 steals in this year’s Las Vegas Summer League. Morris built a reputation for his ability to protect the...
Via The Denver Post
6 days ago

Doug Overton, former Nuggets guard accused of exposing self, enters plea

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A former NBA player and current college coach accused of exposing himself on a public walking trail near Philadelphia has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Forty-seven-year-old Doug Overton, coach of Division II Lincoln University, entered the plea Wednesday in Montgomery County Court and was placed on probation. He must also undergo a psycho-sexual evaluation...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Wilson Chandler says Knicks shouldn’t have passed on Dennis Smith

Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler thinks the New York Knicks’ decision to draft Frank Ntilikina as their point guard of the future over Dennis Smith Jr. may ultimately come back to haunt them.Chandler, himself a former Knick, said in a tweet on Sunday that the Knicks shouldn’t have passed on Smith. The Knicks used the No. 8 overall pick in this year’s draft to select Ntilikina...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas predicts Nuggets will make playoffs after signing Paul Millsap

Demaryius Thomas feels confident about the Denver Nuggets’ chances of making the playoffs next season after signing All-Star power forward Paul Millsap in free agency.The Denver Broncos wide receiver, who helped recruit Millsap to the Nuggets, is calling his shot. He says the Nuggets are playoff-bound in 2017-18.“I’m calling it: We will make the playoffs,” he said, via the...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap bids farewell to Atlanta, thanks Hawks fans

Paul Millsap is set to join the Denver Nuggets after blossoming into an All-Star player during his four-year stint with the Atlanta Hawks, which followed seven solid seasons as a member of the Utah Jazz.On his way out of Atlanta, the 32-year-old forward, who signed a 3-year, $90 million deal with the Nuggets, took to Instagram to post a farewell to the city and issue a heartfelt...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams calling Nuggets about Kenneth Faried

After signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap earlier in the week, the Denver Nuggets are likely going to be looking to sell off a couple contracts. There’s no better candidate than fellow forward Kenneth Faried, who has become expendable due to the acquisition of Millsap.Now, according to this one report, teams are calling Denver about the 27-year-old forward. Faried is coming off...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers reportedly acquire Danilo Gallinari in three-team trade

The Los Angeles Clippers’ acquisition of Danilo Gallinari as part of a three-team trade has been agreed to, according to a report.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says the Clippers are getting Gallinari on a three-year, $65 million contract. Gallinari moves to the Clippers from Denver as part of a trade also involving the Hawks.The Nuggets will receive a 2019 second-round pick for facilitating...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers reportedly make good impression on Danilo Gallinari

The Los Angeles Clippers will not go easy into the night.After learning Chris Paul would not be returning to the team, they traded him to Houston for some useful assets. Then they re-upped Blake Griffin on a five-year deal, and they’re now pursuing another top free agent.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Clippers had a meeting with Danilo Gallinari, whom they reportedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign All-Star Paul Millsap to three-year deal

And the Western Conference gets even more difficult. Linked to All-Star big man Paul Millsap for the past couple days, the Denver Nuggets have reportedly closed the deal on the former Atlanta Hawks forward.According to The Vertical’s Shams Charania, Denver has signed Millsap to a three-year, $90 million contract. This is some rather huge news in the Western Conference. It also...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets offered Trey Lyles and Gary Harris to acquire Kevin Love

The Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics were absolutely stunned Friday night when news broke that the Indiana Pacers had traded Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder.For their part, the Nuggets and Cavaliers were involved in three-team trade discussions with Indiana surrounding George when the trade was announced.According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, the Nuggets...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft 2017: 5 draft options for the Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets found themselves in a lose-lose situation at the end of the 2016-2017 season. The Nuggets were in position to take the final playoff spot in the west until the streaking Portland Trailblazers jumped them in the last few weeks of the season. Not only did the Nuggets lose out on the playoffs, but they also left themselves a less than one percent chance to receive...
Via isportsweb.com
June 15, 2017  |  Discuss

6-foot-11 Nikola Jokic Is Out Here Flipping Massive Truck Tires

Nikola Jokic has done a lot to transform his body since he arrived in Denver weighing almost 300 pounds in 2014. He stopped guzzling a river's-worth of Coke every day. He cut candy from his diet altogether. With guidance from Nuggets strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess, he completely revamped the rest of his diet. And he dedicated himself to putting in the necessary hours...
Via Stack
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss
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