NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Summer evaluation of Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic

No Nuggets player has been more motivated to turn his fortunes around this summer than Jusuf Nurkic, whose 2015-16 season was marred by injury and sparse playing time. Nurkic wasted no time in showing just how motivated he was by trimming 35 pounds off of his frame by generally living in the gym during the entire spring and into early summer. Getting back to the form that landed...
Via The Denver Post
4 hours ago

REPORT: Blake Griffin won’t be playing for the Nuggets anytime soon

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets had interest in Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin at last year’s trade deadline. And while no deal was completed...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago

BSN Nuggets podcast: Final Olympic grades and who are the odd men out in Denver’s rotation?

  On the latest episode of the BSN Nuggets Podcast, Harrison Wind and Dan Fatigato tie a bow on Nikola Jokic‘s performance at the Olympics, his play in the gold medal game against the United States, and grade his overall performance in Rio. The guys also look at the Olympics at a high level, what kind of roster will the USA put together in Tokyo in 2020 and at the World Championships...
Via BSN Denver
11 hours ago

How did Nuggets center Nikola Jokic perform during the Olympics?

The end wasn’t ideal in one context, but a silver medal eased Nikola Jokic’s pain after he and Serbia were served a stinging defeat at the hands of the United States in the gold medal game at the Olympics. Yet this isn’t about the team. This is a closer look at Jokic’s play, his summer evaluation. He was one of the darlings of the Olympic tournament, thrust into the world’s...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Nuggets’ Wilson Chandler caught 350-pound fish

How’s this for an offseason workout? Wilson Chandler of the Denver Nuggets reeled in a 350-pound goliath grouper on a fishing trip over the weekend. He posted a video and pictures to his Instagram documenting his catch. @blacktiph 350 lbs A video posted by Wilson Chandler (@illwil21) on Aug 19, 2016 at 12:47pm PDT A photo posted by Wilson Chandler (@illwil21) on...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets' Wilson Chandler catches 350-pound grouper

Wilson Chandler of the Denver Nuggets went fishing recently, and came away with a massive catch.The forward hauled in a 350-pound grouper over the weekend.
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

3 ways Emmanuel Mudiay can take his game and the Nuggets to the next level

  When Emmanuel Mudiay fell to the No. 7 overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft and was selected by the Denver Nuggets, it was clear the 18-year old point guard was someone the team was going to build around for years to come. The Nuggets proceeded to trade Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets and hand over the keys to the team to the quiet and enigmatic rookie. While Mudiay was already...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Look at this friggin’ fish Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler caught

Denver Nuggets swingman Wilson Chandler reeled in a massive fish on Friday that would make River Monsters‘ Jeremy Wade proud. Chandler caught a (properly named) Goliath Grouper in the ocean, and the fish weighs 350 pounds. Check this beast out: Huge Goliath grouper caught by Wilson Chandler from the @nuggets #blacktiph #fishing #goliathgrouper pic.twitter.com/moUsOWmcOE — BlacktipH...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nikola Jokic, Serbia blown out by USA in gold medal game

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Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

Mike Miller is one of the most important players on the Nuggets roster

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets announced earlier in the summer that NBA vet Mike Miller would be returning to the team on a multi-year contract. This was...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago

DJ Kennedy signs deal with Denver Nuggets

Kennedy’s deal is partially guaranteed, which means he’ll need to beat some players out for a regular-season spot. DJ Kennedy, the 2011 graduate of St. John's who starred for a year under Steve Lavin and for three years under Norm Roberts, gets another shot at playing in the NBA with a partially guaranteed deal with the Denver Nuggets. Sources: D.J. Kennedy, star on $2M champion...
Via Rumble in the Garden
8 days ago

Denver Nuggets: Rookie Breakdown from the Las Vegas Summer League

The Denver Nuggets recently participated in the Las Vegas Summer League. The Nuggets roster included all four draft picks, including No. 7 overall pick Jamal Murray. The Nuggets are coming off of a 33-49 season where they finished fourth in the northwest division. If the Nuggets are going to contend for a playoff position in the 2016 season, their young players will have to grow...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets strength coach: Earl Boykins ‘pound-for-pound the strongest player I’ve been exposed to’

Legendary NBA strength coach Steve Hess has worked with some big dudes in his 20 years as Denver Nuggets trainer. Kenyon Martin, Andre Iguodala, Kenneth Faried come to mind. But Hess says the pound-for-pound strongest player he’s been exposed to is Earl Boykins, the pint-sized point guard who played 14 seasons in the NBA. Standing a mere 5’5″, Boykins is the second shortest...
Via The Sports Daily
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tyler Ulis nails buzzer beater in Summer League closer

Former Kentucky star Tyler Ulis, one of the smallest players in this past year’s NBA Draft class, is having a pretty big summer for his new team – the Phoenix Suns. Saturday, Ulis hit a pretty memorable buzzer-beater for the Suns in their Summer League contest against the Denver Nuggets. Ulis, who finished with 19 points and four assists, hit a ridiculous three-pointer as time...
Via College Spun
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Notes from the Summer League

After going 2-1 during the Summer League regular season, the Denver Nuggets claimed the four seed in the tournament bracket. After enjoying a first-round bye today, they will face off against Utah, which beat Portland in the first round, tomorrow. There were plenty of keys to Denver’s first three games that could be of importance heading into October, and some of them involve potential...
Via isportsweb.com
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

How the Nuggets are the NBA's next asset-rich powerhouse

Ever since the day Carmelo Anthony boarded a plane for New York and left his Nuggets jersey behind, Denver has been in the asset management game. After netting a haul of four starting caliber players and a first round pick in the Anthony trade in February of 2011, the Nuggets have somehow managed to continuously juggle quality rotation players on and off their roster for the five...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Summer League players to watch

The Denver Nuggets unofficially begin their “season” in Las Vegas tonight. The Samsung NBA Summer League 2016 will be taking place at the Cox Pavillion and Thomas & Mack Center from July 8-18, and the Denver Nuggets are one of 24 teams (including an All-Development League team) participating in this event. They will play three regular games against Minnesota, Memphis, and...
Via isportsweb.com
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets select Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray shot his way to the Rocky Mountains. How does he fit on the Denver Nuggets? The Player: Jamal Murray scored over 23 points per game at Kentucky last season, despite being one of three point guards in the starting lineup. He is an elite shooter, excelling at pulling up with the ball and at catching the ball coming off of screens. That will allow him to flourish in the...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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