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Nuggets complete Jusuf Nurkić buyout

Contrary to initial reports, the Denver Nuggets will have both of their first round draft picks on their roster for the upcoming season. Jusuf Nurkić @nurkic23 is from today @denvernuggets player. @KKCedevita wish him luck and good year in @NBA! #kkcdv pic.twitter.com/ZbmbfylT2i — KK Cedevita (@KKCedevita) July 10, 2014 Jusuf Nurkić, who was selected by the Chicago Bulls for...
Via Mile High Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets should add a point guard

If the Denver Nuggets are going to make a splash, or for that matter any noise in the free agency pool, the position they need to look for is a third point guard. If the Nuggets are looking to add a free agent to the current roster the viable spot would be another one guard. It would benefit Denver to have a situation like they did last year when they had three productive point guards...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Projected Starting 5

Point GuardTy Lawson- Lawson is a small guy that is a good three point shooter. He is not a top point guard, but he is definitely a good one.Shooting GuardArron Afflalo- Afflalo is a great three point shooter which is good because this Nugget team is a three point shooting team. I think that Afflalo will have a turn around season.Small ForwardDanilo Gallinari- Gallinari got hurt...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets unveil summer league schedule

It seems like basketball just ended, but already teams are tuning up for the start of training camp. The Denver Nuggets are no exception. The Nuggets, along with 23 other NBA teams, will take part once again in the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas starting July 11. The Nuggets Summer League roster will include forward Quincy Miller, who averaged 4.9 points and 2.8 rebounds...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Free agent targets

No there is no possible way that the Nuggets will get Lebron James, so lets just get that out of the way. They can also not get Carmelo Anthony back either, so with those fans out there with a little bit of hope, I’m sorry to ruin it for you. The Nuggets do not have the money to spend on any big free agents since they are already over the cap by more than $6.5 million. After the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trades not free agents would change roster

As teams start to mix and match their rosters with free agency beginning don’t expect the Denver Nuggets to get to involved in the free agency pool. The Denver Nuggets already have 13 players under contract this summer. Thus making it difficult for GM Tim Connelly to actively pursue any free agent. The Nuggets are already either close to or at the cap salary projected for the 2014...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets considered trading JaVale McGee and/or Wilson Chandler

Getty Images I think that this would be a good move if the Nuggets go out and trade both because they didn’t help out the Nuggets while they both were her.  McGee doesn’t even average over 10 points for his career.  Chandler had a decent year averaging 13.6 points but besides that he is not good at all.  The Nuggets are a shooting team so I would go after some shooters like...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Anticipates Opting Out Of Contract Next Offseason

Arron Afflalo has a player option for the 2015-16 season and anticipates declining it to become a free agent. Afflalo was traded to the Denver Nuggets, returning to his old team. "It's probably something that I always anticipated, even beyond when I first signed this deal with Denver," Afflalo said. "I knew my game, I knew my maturity, I knew I would grow as...
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Post Draft Analysis

The Denver Nuggets had the strongest draft out of any team. Their first pick was Doug McDermott, however that wouldn’t last long because they traded him for both of the Chicago Bulls first round picks. Keep in mind at this time they had no clue Gary Harris would still be available at the time. With both of the Chicago Bulls picks, the Denver Nuggets ended up getting Harris and...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Afflalo believes Nuggets can compete for title in his return to Denver

The desire to succeed has always coursed through Arron Afflalo’s bloodstream. After missing the playoffs during two seasons in Orlando, the veteran shooting guard is not tempering his expectations as he prepares for his second go-round with the Denver Nuggets. “I’ll be blunt,” Afflalo said Friday. “I believe this is a championship team. It’s hard for the casual...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets To Meet Reps Of Kenneth Faried, Hope To Sign Extension

The Denver Nuggets will meet with the representatives of Kenneth Faried next week and hope to sign the forward to an extension. “We’re gonna try and get something done,” Tim Connelly said. “Kenneth’s toughness and passion are at the heart and soul of our team. No one in the NBA plays harder.” Only Ty Lawson and the Nuggets' two draft picks are on the team's...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets happy with draft-day haul

Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly and his scouting department looked tired as they addressed the media assembled at the Pepsi Center after last night’s 2014 NBA first-year player draft. Tired, but pleased. The word on the street (does Twitter have a street?) was that the 2014 NBA draft was set to be wild – a ton of talented players in the draft, a ton of moving pieces...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Pick James Young in 2014 NBA Draft

After a memorable freshman season with the Kentucky Wildcats, James Young declared for this year’s NBA Draft. He’ll now venture from Lexington to Denver after the Denver Nuggets picked him with the 16th overall pick. The Rochester Hills, Michigan native knocked down a squad-best 82 3-pointers, the seventh most in a single season in program history and second most by...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Draft Doug McDermott With No. 11 Pick

The Denver Nuggets have drafted Doug McDermott with the No. 11 pick in the ’14 NBA Draft. Via DraftExpress.com: Doug McDermott had one of the best statistical seasons as a scorer in NCAA history. He ranks 2nd to only T.J. Warrenusing 22 possessions per-game and leads all players in this draft class regardless of... The post Denver Nuggets Draft Doug McDermott With No. 11 Pick...
Via Hoops-Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

The Orlando Magic have been extremely active in trade talks this offseason, and they have finally made their first trade. Arron Afflalo has been one of the most mentioned names in trade talks, and he will be taking his talents to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th overall pick in tonight’s NBA Draft. This trade certainly doesn’t seem to be the type of return that...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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