Emmanuel Mudiay scores 30, Nikola Jokic 12 points in NBA’s 2016 Rising Stars Challenge

The Denver Nuggets were well represented during the NBA's Rising Stars Challenge by Emmanuel Mudiay, 30 points and 10 assists, and Nikola Jokic, 12 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists.
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WATCH: Jabari Parker is no joke at NBA Rising Stars Challenge

Defense was not the main focus of last night’s NBA Rising Stars Challenge in Toronto, and that was just fine with former Duke star Jabari Parker, who scored 12 points on a bevvy of dunks in the game. Parker helped Team USA edge out Team World 157-154 in the exhibition, and put on a show in the process. He also had one of the few defensive highlights in the game, with this...
Via College Spun
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Nuggets Could Hire Chauncey Billups As Assistant GM If Karnisovas Leaves

The Denver Nuggets could look to hire Chauncey Billups to replace Arturas Karnisovas as assistant general manager. Karnisovas is a candidate for the Brooklyn Nets' general manager job. Billups still wants the chance to join a front office. “I still do have those aspirations,” Billups said. “I’m not just going to jump in anywhere. I would like for it to be a nice situation...
Via RealGM
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Will Barton talks NBA Dunk Contest, 6th Man & relishing the chance to play in Denver

Will Barton is a candidate for the Most Improved Player award this season, a frontrunner for the 6th Man of the Year award and a competitor in Saturday night’s Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star weekend in Toronto. It’s funny that he’s being discussed for the MIP, because the Denver Nuggets guard doesn’t even like the concept of an “improved player.” “I hate when someone’s...
Via The Comeback
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Nuggets rookie PG takes defending champ's spot in Skills Challenge

Denver Nuggets rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay will take center stage in the NBA's Skills Challenge on Saturday, replacing defending champion Patrick Beverley.The Houston Rockets point guard pulled himself from the competition after suffering an ankle injury in Wednesday's loss at Portland. Mudiay, who is just 19, was the seventh overall pick in the 2015 draft.He ranks first among...
Via Fox Sports
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Ranking the Denver Nuggets assets at the trade deadline

The NBA's trade deadline takes place on February 18th and Harrison Wind takes you through the Denver Nuggets players that will likely get teams calling GM Tim Connelly.
Via BSN Denver
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Will Barton hints at possible playoff birth for the Nuggets

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Will Barton, the man who calls himself “The Thrill” gave Denver Nuggets fans hope about the rest of their season Wednesday night. Great...
Via Mile High Sports
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A new era of fandom: Welcome Denver Sidekicks

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets currently rank dead last in the NBA for home attendance and it has been that way for a majority of the season. Yes, your...
Via Mile High Sports
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Fantasizing about a deal that would bring Jabari Parker to Denver

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets need some fire on the offensive side of the ball and one name that pops out is Jabari Parker of the Milwaukee Bucks. Parker...
Via Mile High Sports
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Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly, “We don’t want to rush the process. We don’t want to be shortsighted.”

The NBA trade deadline is just nine days away. Let's take a look at some interesting quotes from Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly, some potential trade options and the team's draft pick situation.
Via BSN Denver
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Markel Brown added a career-high 19 and Johnson finished with 12 points and eight assists for Brooklyn. Danilo Gallinari had 24 points and Kenneth Faried added 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets. Denver...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari makes incredible half-court shot against Knicks

As the Denver Nuggets look to gain ground in the West, Danilo Gallinari is one of the more underrated forwards in the association. Today, the Nuggets traveled to New York to face the Knicks and nearing the end of the first quarter, Gallinari made an incredible half-court shot: If Gallo's in the gym, he's in range. #Nuggets — Denver Nuggets (@nuggets...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

DENVER (AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 33 points Friday night, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 115-110 victory against Chicago after the Bulls lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to a sprained left knee. Emmanuel Mudiay scored 22 points and Will Barton had 18 for the Nuggets, who outscored the Bulls 42-21 in the fourth quarter. It was their ninth straight victory over Chicago in Denver...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers, Nuggets have discussed Blake Griffin trade

Blake Griffin’s off-court fight that resulted in a broken hand sparked rumors the Los Angeles Clippers might consider trading the power forward, and it appears the franchise truly is exploring the option. According to Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News, the Clippers and Denver Nuggests have discussed a trade for the 26-year-old Griffin. The Clippers have talked to the Nuggets...
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Gallinari's 3-pointers lead Nuggets to 117-113 win

WASHINGTON (AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points and hit four of his five 3-pointers to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 117-113 victory over the reeling Washington Wizards on Thursday night. After the Wizards, who have lost five of six, clawed back from an 18-point, third-quarter deficit to tie the game at 99-all, Gary Harris and Gallinari hit consecutive 3-pointers for a 105-99...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fueled by mascot hate, Russell Westbrook dunks all over Nuggets

Two years ago, the Oklahoma City Thunder visited the Denver Nuggets for an innocuous Western Conference regular season game. During a TV timeout, Nuggets mascot Rocky decided to attempt a behind-the-back half-court shot. That’s when Russell Westbrook decided he was not having that. Later in the game, Rocky tried again. Westbrook blocked that one as well. Was this some kind of...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Will Barton locked up the Sixth Man of the Year award?

To every hardcore NBA nerd/fan who's stumbled across this article, a quick question to kick things off: When did you first ask your (yawning) roommate, significant other, mom or dog if they can even believe how good Will Barton is this season? Barring an injury, or a magical 73-9 exclamation point by the Golden State Warriors (a scenario that'd necessitate every major individual...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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