Kenneth Faried: ‘Trade rumors affect you’

The Denver Nuggets were rumored to be shopping power forward Kenneth Faried all year last season, but no trade ever ended up happening. It seems that the rumors were being hyped up by the media and not seriously considered by Denver, and they are now looking to lock him up to a long-term deal. That being said, Faried came out in the media and talked about how the trade rumors affected...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Will Afflalo bring some magic back with him?

The last time Arron Afflalo wore a Denver Nuggets uniform, Al Harrington, Nene Hilario, and the Birdman Chris Anderson were still on the roster. JaVale McGee was the fifth string center, Kenneth Faried was an starting to show his talent, the Nuggets went 38-28 and went on to lose to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. He returns to a team that has a different coach, a different...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Randy Foye welcomes challenge in training camp

fter making a run at the franchise 3-point record last season, Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye is ready for an encore in 2014-15. The arrival of fellow sharpshooter Arron Afflalo promises to add to the excitement. Foye made 189 3-pointers while starting 78 games at shooting guard last season. Both marks were career-highs, but Afflalo’s return to Denver will create a competition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness?

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Denver Nuggets have had 1 of the best offseasons of any team in the NBA. Trading Evan Fournier and a 2nd round pick for Arron Afflalo is arguably the biggest bargain move of the offseason and he is a perfect fit on their roster, giving them one of the best guard duos in the NBA...
Via HoopStuff
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo ‘extremely likely’ to opt out

The Denver Nuggets acquired shooting guard Arron Afflalo from the Orlando Magic this past offseason, and they are very excited about what he will bring to the team this season. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, Afflalo will have the ability to opt out of his contract after this season, which it appears will happen. According to a report from Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, Afflalo...
Via Sports-Glory
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Traded for Arron Afflalo Drafted Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic Signed Erick Green Strongest: Acquiring Afflalo The Nuggets had a very strong offseason and they got the steal of the year acquiring Afflalo for just Evan Fournier and a second round pick...
Via HoopStuff
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Nuggets Off-Season Acquisitions

The Denver Nuggets have always been a middle of the pack team.  This year they made some free agent signings in hopes to improve their standing in the rough and tough Western Conference.  Here I grade the Nuggets off-season acquisitions:Arron AfflaloGrade: BArron Afflalo is a much better player than Evan Fournier, which is what made that deal a beneficial one.  Afflalo isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo believes Nuggets are a championship team

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Arron Afflalo believes his team can be contenders “under the right mindset and coaching.” Afflalo was re-acquired by the Nuggets in a trade with the Orlando Magic after being traded as part of a four-team, 12-player deal in 2012 that landed Denver Andre Iguodala and helped Dwight Howard go to the Lakers. “Being traded for me is a positive...
Via Sports-Glory
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Afflalo believes Nuggets can win big

Now that's he's back on the Nuggets, Arron Afflalo believes Denver has the makings of a championship club. Afflalo was re-acquired by the Nuggets in a draft-night trade with the Orlando Magic after being traded as part of a four-team 12-player deal in 2012 that helped Dwight Howard go to the Lakers. Now that's he's back in Denver, he's thinking big. "Being...
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July 17, 2014  |  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...
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July 07, 2014  |  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
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Second round evaluation

Thursday’s draft brought many surprises, but one of the most prominent was the moves made by the Denver Nuggets. General Manager Tim Connelly was able to maneuver draft picks, and with a little luck, was able to get two promising prospects and a player that will be able to step in and help next year. Denver Nuggets: Grading 11th pick The Nuggets had the 41st pick after trading...
June 29, 2014  |  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
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Grades: Northwest Division

How well did Denver, Minnesota, Oklahoma City, Portland and Utah do on draft day? Denver Picks/Trades: Jusuf Nurkic (16) | Gary Harris (19) | Nikola Jokic (41) Traded Pick 11 (Doug McDermott) and Anthony Randolph for picks 16 (Nurkic) and 19 (Harris) Traded Evan Fournier and pick 56 (Roy Devyn Marble) for Arron Afflalo Analysis: Denver maneuvered expertly on draft day, beginning...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Official: Arron Afflalo traded to Denver Nuggets for Evan Fournier

The trade that was reported early yesterday morning became official late last night. The Orlando Magic have acquired guard/forward Evan Fournier (forn-yay) and the draft rights to guard Roy Devyn Marble (56th overall pick) in exchange for guard Arron Afflalo, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced.  “We’re excited to welcome Evan (Fournier) and his family to Orlando,”...
Via Magic Basketball Online
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade

Orlando Magic: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Magic Receive: Evan Fournier and second round pick, 56th overall Nuggets Receive: Arron Afflalo With Orlando rebuilding and Afflalo one of their few veterans with value on the trade market it has been widely speculated he would get moved, I just don’t think anyone expected something...
Via HoopStuff
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade

Denver Nuggets: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Receive: Arron Afflalo Magic Receive: Evan Fournier and Pick 56 Really? This is all it took to receive arguably one of the 5 best shooting guards in the NBA and a borderline All Star? Wow. This is ridiculous. Arron Afflalo is a 2 way star, who gives the Nuggets a much needed starting...
Via HoopStuff
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets offered Gerald Henderson for Arron Afflalo, according to report

The Orlando Magic on Thursday agreed to trade Arron Afflalo back to the Denver Nuggets, from whom they acquired him in August 2012, in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. But according to Chad Ford of ESPN Insider, that offer for Afflalo wasn't the only one on the table. Ford reports that the Charlotte Hornets offered Gerald Henderson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hornets Offered Henderson, 24th Pick To Magic For Afflalo

The Charlotte Hornets are firmly focused on acquiring shooters this offseason. The Hornets own the ninth overall pick and are believed to be targeting Doug McDermott, Nik Stauskas or Gary Harris. Charlotte offered Gerald Henderson and the 24th overall pick to the Orlando Magic for Arron Afflalo. Afflalo was traded on Thursday to the Denver Nuggets.
Via RealGM
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade Grade: Arron Afflalo Traded to Denver

Orlando ships Arron Afflalo to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and pick No. 56. Orlando Magic Trade rumors have vigorously swirled over the past two days surrounding Arron Afflalo. While the previous rumor included his addition in an attempt to acquire the top overall draft choice, Orlando opted instead to flip him to Denver for French guard Evan Fournier and a late-second...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets Acquire Arron Afflalo For Evan Fournier, 56th Pick

The Denver Nuggets have acquired Arron Afflalo once again, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. In return for Afflalo, the Orlando Magic will receive Evan Fournier and the No. 56 draft pick from the Nuggets. Afflalo averaged 18.2 points, 3.4 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game last season. He spent three... The post Nuggets Acquire Arron Afflalo For Evan Fournier, 56th...
Via Hoops-Nation
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets Acquire Arron Afflalo from Magic

Aaron Afflalo is returning to the Denver Nuggets – Mandatory Credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images Arron Afflalo is heading back to Denver. According to writer Brian Windhorst, the Denver Nuggets have reportedly acquired Afflalo from the Orland Magic in exchange for guard Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in Thursday’s draft. Nuggets re-acquire Arron Afflalo for Evan...
Via The Sports Journal
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo on the Move

He’s back! Afflalo is returning to Denver in a trade that seems like a setup for something bigger… It’s a homecoming for Afflalo, but is it longterm? Arron Afflalo is going back to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the draft. While a minor trade at the sight of things, this actually shakes a lot of things up. With rumors earlier about the Magic trading...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic Trading Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

The Orlando Magic have agreed to a deal that will send guard Arron Afflalo back to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for guard Evan Fournier and the No. 56 pick in this year’s draft. While the deal has yet to be announced earlier reports suggest they we close to finalizing the deal. The post Magic Trading Arron Afflalo to Nuggets appeared first on Overtime.
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

The Orlando Magic have traded guard Arron Afflalo to the Denver Nuggets for guard Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA draft, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Afflalo gives the Nuggets a shooting guard they were determined to get through a trade or the draft. The Nuggets had traded Afflalo to Orlando as part of the four-team Dwight Howard deal in 2012. The deal can...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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