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NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nuggets To Waive Kostas Papanikolaou

The Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou. Papanikolaou's deal worth $4.7 million is non-guaranteed. Papanikolaou was acquired from the Houston Rockets in the Ty Lawson trade.
Via RealGM
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets waive Kostas Papanikolaou, Joey Dorsey

  Several of the proverbial chips have fallen with regards to the Denver Nuggets’ final 15-man roster. According to David Pick the Nuggets have officially waived Kostas Papanikolaou and Joey Dorsey, both of whom were acquired from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Ty Lawson. Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou, source said. His $4.7 million deal is non-guaranteed...
Via BSN Denver
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton signs 3-year, $11 million deal with Nuggets

Will Barton was one of the players the Nuggets acquired in the midseason deal that sent Arron Afflalo to the Blazers, and he performed well enough in his 30 appearances in Denver that the team saw fit to re-sign him.Nate Timmons of Denver Stiffs reports that it's a three-year deal, and Basketball Insiders has the contract worth $11 million in total.Barton averaged a career-best 11...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton, Nuggets Agree Upon Three-Year, $10.6M Deal

Will Barton has signed a three-year, $10.6 million deal with the Denver Nuggets. Barton appeared in 28 games with the Nuggets following his trade from the Portland Trail Blazers. Barton averaged 11 points a game for the Nuggets in 24.4 minutes per contest. He shot 44% from the field and 28% from three point land for Denver.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Nikola Jokić to multi-year contract

The Denver Nuggets have announced that the team has signed center Nikola Jokić to a multi-year deal. Nuggets General Manager Tim Connelly made the announcement on Tuesday morning. Following a rather dismal year for the Nuggets, Jokić will be bringing a lot to the table this upcoming season. For the past three years, Jokić has been playing for KK Mega Vizura of the Adriatic League...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets free agent guard Ian Clark agrees to sign with Golden State

  According to Shams Charania of Real GM former Nuggets guard Ian Clark has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors. Free agent Ian Clark has agreed to sign with the Golden State Warriors, finalizing terms, league sources tell RealGM. Former Utah/DEN guard. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 27, 2015 After starting the season in Utah, the 6-3 Clark was claimed...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Will Barton to new deal

After extending the likes of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari, the Nuggets continue to lock up their own players they see playing a role in the future of the franchise. Thursday it was Will Barton’s turn to put the pen to paper. Signed on the dotted line! Thanks GOD #PTF @denvernuggets https://t.co/xEEIa0B1qB — Will Barton (@WillTheThrillB5) July 23, 2015 According to the...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets propagating an impressive culture

  After the Denver Nuggets re-signed and re-structured the contracts of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari I took to social media to see how those transactions were viewed across what I like to call “Basketball Twitter.” Most of what I saw were pundits wondering exactly what the Nuggets were doing and re-calling how this franchise is still stuck in the mud of the last two...
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets could smell alcohol on Ty Lawson at practice

Ty Lawson was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the Houston Rockets last week, and now the stories about the severity of his alcohol issues are coming to light. Lawson was popped for a DUI last week, making it two DUI arrests for him this year alone. He entered a 30-day rehab program that will...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets will extend Gallinari and re-sign Arthur

With the new cap space the Nuggets have since the departure of Ty Lawson, the team is expected to make a few deals this week. Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports that the Nuggets will be extending Danilo Gallinari’s contract and signing free agent Darrell Arthur for another year. After overcoming injuries the first part of the 2014-2015 season, Gallo had a sort-of renaissance...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockers Acquire Ty Lawson From the Nuggets

In a trade that should enhance the Houston Rockets chances of coming out of the West in 2015-16, the team has reportedly acquired ultra-enigmatic guard Ty Lawson from the Denver Nuggets in a five-play swap. Lawson, 27, is considered one of the top offensive-minded point guards in the NBA. He averaged a near double-double with 15.2 points and 9.6 assists per game last season. Though...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson to enter rehab following DUI arrest

Earlier this week, Ty Lawson was arrested for the second time this year on charges of driving while under the influence. During a hearing on Friday, Lawson’s attorney said the Nuggets guard will enter a treatment program in Malibu. “We will be handling the personal needs of the defendant,” said Lawson’s lawyer via ESPN, Harvey...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ty Lawson arrested for DUI again

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested for driving while under the influence in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. TMZ reports that Lawson was pulled over for speeding when California Highway Patrol officers suspected he had been drinking. The 27-year-old was asked to go through some field sobriety tests, which he apparently did not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Sign Wilson Chandler to Four-Year Extension

All the pre-draft talk about pretty much every member of the Denver Nuggets being up for sale has subsided. While Ty Lawson may very well find himself moved, it looks like the team is going to be kept together for first-year head coach Michael Malone. Denver took that idea to a new level on Saturday be signing forward Wilson Chandler to a four-year, $46 million extension. Denver...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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