NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sources: Nuggets descend upon Atlanta for Paul Millsap-organized mini camp

Paul Millsap, Wilson Chandler, Malik Beasley, Jamal Murray, Will Barton, Jameer Nelson, Trey Lyles, Darrell Arthur, and Kenneth Faried are among Nuggets players working out together in Atlanta this week, league sources told BSN Denver. The workouts are being treated as a mini camp and were organized by Millsap, sources said. The 32-year-old, who signed a three-year $90 million contract...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Nuggets fill Finch’s shoes; hire 34-year veteran coach

The Nuggets have hired Bob Weiss as an assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday. Weiss is expected to fill the role vacated by former assistant coach Chris Finch who left the Nuggets after one season to join Alvin Gentry’s staff in New Orleans. Finch was a big reason for the Nuggets’ offensive explosion last season and filling his role will be a tough task moving forward...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Nuggets hire Calvin Booth as assistant GM, Bob Weiss as assistant coach

The Denver Nuggets have hired Calvin Booth as assistant general manager and Bob Weiss as an assistant coach, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced Wednesday. Booth, 41, was the Director of Pro Personnel for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season and spent the last four years in the organization’s front office. Before joining Minnesota, Booth was a scout for...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Nuggets make additions to front office and coaching staff

The Denver Nuggets made a pair of additions to their coaching staff and front office Wednesday. The Nuggets have hired Bob Weiss as an assistant coach to Michael Malone’s staff, the team announced. Weiss, 75, is a veteran when it comes to anything basketball related. With over 34 years of coaching experience, 31 at the NBA level, Weiss will bring wisdom and insight to the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Digging deeper into the Denver Nuggets 2017-18 schedule

While the Denver Nuggets didn’t fulfill their 2016-17 expectation of ending a four-year run of not making it to the postseason, it’s safe to say that last year was a glimpse into a bright future for the organization. With rookies Juancho Hernangomez and Jamal Murray showing positive progression throughout the year, Gary Harris showcasing himself as a viable two-way player, Nikola...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

BSN Nuggets Podcast: Analyzing Denver’s 2017-18 schedule

Harrison Wind discusses the Nuggets’ 2017-18 regular season schedule, how crucial the opening ten games of the year will be and why Denver has to build up a cushion to account for a scary final two months.
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago

Denver Nuggets release 2017-18 season schedule

On Monday the Denver Nuggets announced their 2017-18 schedule that will coincide with their season-long celebration of the team’s 50th Anniversary. The Nuggets will tip-off the season on the road at Utah on Oct. 18 and make their Pepsi Center debut on Oct. 21 vs. Sacramento. Head Coach Michael Malone’s Nuggets will play five of their first seven games on the road before coming...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Nuggets release 2017-18 regular season schedule

The Denver Nuggets’ 2017-18 regular-season schedule was released Monday. On 14 occasions this season, the Nuggets will play games on back-to-back nights and nine national television appearances — five on TNT and four on ESPN. The season begins on the road at Utah (Oct. 18) before hosting the Sacramento Kings in the home opener at the Pepsi Center on Oct. 21. Five of Denver’s...
Via The Denver Post
3 days ago

Jamal Murray opens up about dealing with trade rumors

As a good but not yet great 20-year-old, Jamal Murray is prime fodder for trade rumors at this time of year, and even he will admit to some anxiety.In an interview with Donnovan Bennett of Sportsnet that was published on Saturday, the Denver Nuggets guard opened up about his uncertain offseason.“It’s different knowing I could be in Cleveland right now. I could be in Minnesota...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets begin 51st season celebration by unveiling new uniforms

Darrell Arthur rubbed the seams of his new uniform, fresh out of the box from Nike. The new threads made him feel lighter, the Nuggets’ veteran forward insisted. And, apparently, more confident. “We can be a contender, for sure,” Arthur said of the upcoming season that will coincide with the new, darker-blue uniforms. “Right up there with Golden State.” It would probably...
Via The Denver Post
8 days ago

Why Paul Millsap is the 26th best player in the NBA

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: The Draymond Green comparison is tired but accurate. A power forward who’s a threat to post triple-doubles with either assists or blocks is extraordinarily...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nikola Jokic the 27th best player in the NBA

Throughout the offseason, we’ll be counting down the Top 50 players in the NBA from 50 to 1. Who will just miss the cut? Which names do you expect to see? Regardless, you’ll be able to find them all right here.Why He’s Great: After earning a full-time starting role, Nikola Jokić averaged 5.8 assists per game. Here is a list of players who did not average 5.8 assists per game...
Via The Sports Post
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets reportedly won’t give up Jamal Murray, Gary Harris in Kyrie Irving trade

The Denver Nuggets are not willing to gut their young core for Uncle Drew.According to a report Wednesday by The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s Terry Pluto, the Nuggets will not give up guards Jamal Murray and Gary Harris in a potential trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving.It’s probably a good call on Denver’s part, especially when you consider the lack of certainty...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Millsap thinks Nuggets can be ‘a lot better’ than his 60-win Hawks team

Paul Millsap is buying all the stock he can in his new Denver Nuggets team.In a recent interview with Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports, Millsap, who signed a three-year, $90 million deal with Denver this summer, was asked how the Nuggets compare to his Atlanta Hawks of old.“I think that especially with the young guys that we have now in Denver, the growth is unbelievable,” replied...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets to wear Western Union patch on uniforms this season

“Connecting families around the world.”Thankfully for the Denver Nuggets, their jerseys are not big enough to possess that catch-phrase on them this upcoming season. This doesn’t mean that the Nuggets won’t be out there pimping Western Union as the latest partnership between the corporate world and the NBA. It’s a three-year advertisement partnership between the Colorado...
Via Sportsnaut
16 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
July 06, 2017  |  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
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss
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