Denver Nuggets stick to losing script, fall apart in second half to Orlando Magic

  If one second-half collapse is a topic of conversation and two third quarter no-shows is a legitimate concern, what’s happening to the Denver Nuggets after halftime is now a glaring conundrum. Denver scored just 27 points in the second half and just 11 points in the fourth quarter on their way to a 85-74 loss at the hands of the visiting Orlando Magic. “Basketball is a game...
Via BSN Denver
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets fight off resilient Raptors, end eight-game losing streak

  The Nuggets brought a mentality and aggressiveness we haven’t seen often this year to Toronto tonight as they hoped to end a season long eight-game losing streak. It was something that was evident in the first half, and Denver did just enough to hold of the Raptors and come out of tonight’s contest victorious 106-105. In the opening two quarters you could see signs this was...
Via BSN Denver
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets fall apart in third quarter, lose to Dallas Mavericks

  The Denver Nuggets started their five game road trip with a tough 92-81 loss against a Dallas Mavericks team that looked to end their own losing streak of three games. The Nuggets led in the first half (52-48) only to let the lead and game slip away in the second half. Dallas never looked back. THE RUNDOWN First Quarter – Starters: Emmanuel Mudiay, Randy Foye, Danilo Gallinari...
Via BSN Denver
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay amazing no-look pass to Darrell Arthur against Mavericks

There are already plenty of talented point guards in the association today and the Denver Nuggets have a talented one in rookie, Emmanuel Mudiay. Tonight, the Nuggets are in Texas to face off against the Dallas Mavericks and in the second quarter of play, Mudiay was able to find teammate Darrell Arthur for an easy slam dunk with a nice no-look pass: Emmanuel Mudiay, everybody! ...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets each look to snap three game losing streaks

  The Denver Nuggets enter tonight’s game with a record of 6-8 and have dropped their last three. Denver will be looking to rebound from their 118-105 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. It was a frustrating night defensively for the Nuggets as they allowed the Warriors to shoot 51.7 percent from 3-point range and 52.8 percent overall from the field. A visibly...
Via BSN Denver
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets offer little resistance as Golden State Warriors win, climb to 15-0

  “When you face a team that’s the number one offensive team in the NBA, they don’t need 20 extra possessions,” said Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone after the Nuggets 118-105 loss to the Golden State Warriors. “They’re good enough to beat you with no turnovers. Our inability to value the basketball, 20 turnovers for 20 points, that’s beating ourselves.”...
Via BSN Denver
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets front court pairing combines for 45 points, 22 rebounds vs Lakers

  If I were to tell you that two Denver Nuggets players combined to shoot 18-22 (81.8 percent) against the Los Angeles Lakers, who would you guess those players were? Raise your hand if you guessed Kenneth Faried and J.J. Hickson? Let the record indicate that nobody had their hand raised. The Manimal and Hickson combined for 45 points, 22 rebounds (five offensive), 3 assists and...
Via BSN Denver
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets administer 48 minute beatdown of Phoenix Suns 106-81

  THE RUNDOWN Michael Malone deployed yet another different starting lineup tonight. His hand was forced as Emmanuel Mudiay (rest), Danilo Gallinari (ankle), Randy Foye (hamstring) and Darrell Arthur (knee) all sat out. Tonight Malone went with Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Wilson Chandler, Kenneth Faried and Joffrey Lauvergne. Denver opened the game strong, jumping out to an 11-3...
Via BSN Denver
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New coach, rookie point guard energize Nuggets

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have a completely new look on the floor this season - pick axes across both lanes and a mountain peak logo near half-court. A court redesign to match their revamped roster. After missing the postseason for a second straight year, the Nuggets brought in no-nonsense coach Michael Malone and drafted point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. They traded Ty Lawson to...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets' short-term issues have long-term solutions

Here are a few random observations from the first NBA game at American Airlines Center in almost six months after a tumultuous offseason. The energy in the arena was non-existent and the Mavericks and the Nuggets had nothing to play for, but it was still fun to watch NBA basketball in person. The one thing TV cameras don't capture very well is the length and breadth of the floor...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets news, links and random thoughts from this past week

  This past week was a busy one for the Denver Nuggets, especially with regards to contractual matters. Virtually every player whom the Nuggets struck a handshake deal with in free agency finally put ink to paper, including Darrell Arthur. With 15 players currently signed to guaranteed contracts the Nuggets will be forced to make a tough decision on what to do with Kostas Papanikolaou...
Via BSN Denver
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Arthur to two-year contract

  According to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post, free agent Darrell Arthur is set to return to the Denver Nugget on a two-year deal. #Nuggets have agreed to a two-year deal with F Darrell Arthur, according to a source. One, plus a player option year. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) August 7, 2015 The 6-9 forward averaged 6.6 points and 2.9 rebounds per game last season and...
Via BSN Denver
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets re-sign Nelson, Arthur, Barton

DENVER -- The Denver Nuggets have re-signed Jameer Nelson to primarily serve as a backup and mentor for rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. In addition to signing Nelson to a multiyear deal Friday, Denver also brought back Darrell Arthur and Will Barton, general manager Tim Connelly announced. Nelson played 34 games last season for Denver mostly as a backup to Ty Lawson, who was...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets re-sign Nelson, Arthur, Barton

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have re-signed Jameer Nelson to primarily serve as a backup and mentor for rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. In addition to signing Nelson to a multiyear deal Friday, Denver also brought back Darrell Arthur and Will Barton, general manager Tim Connelly announced. Nelson played 34 games last season for Denver mostly as a backup to Ty Lawson, who was...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets announce Nelson, Barton and Arthur deals

The Denver Nuggets officially announced Friday that the team has come to terms on new multi-year deals for guards Jameer Nelson and Will Barton and forward Darrell Arthur. In July, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported that Nelson and the Nuggets had agreed upon a three-year, $13.5 million deal. ESPN sources say Jameer Nelson has landed three-year, $13.5M from Denver, while Jokic (2014...
Via Mile High Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrell Arthur Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Nuggets

Darrell Arthur has agreed to a two-year deal with the Denver Nuggets, according to a source. Arthur's deal will include a player option in the second year.
Via RealGM
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets 2015 Offseason Grade

Darrell Arthur might still be re-signed, but there’s likely not much left on the Nuggets’ summer agenda. In Nikola Jokic—three years, $4 million Wilson Chandler—four years, 46.5 million deal Will Barton—three years, $10.6 million Jameer Nelson—three years, $13.6 million Joey Dorsey—via trade Nick Johnson—via trade Coach Mike Malone Out Ty Lawson—traded to...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets will extend Gallinari and re-sign Arthur

With the new cap space the Nuggets have since the departure of Ty Lawson, the team is expected to make a few deals this week. Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports that the Nuggets will be extending Danilo Gallinari’s contract and signing free agent Darrell Arthur for another year. After overcoming injuries the first part of the 2014-2015 season, Gallo had a sort-of renaissance...
Via Mile High Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets Interested In Re-Signing Darrell Arthur

The Denver Nuggets have expressed interest in re-signing Darrell Arthur. Arthur earned $3.4 million last season with the Nuggets.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Mutual interest between Darrell Arthur, Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have had a busy offseason and look to continue to improve their roster with Darrell Arthur, according to Brad Turner. Arthur has mutual interest in joining the Clippers, who were able to retain DeAndre Jordan.  Arthur has played in a reserve role in five of his six NBA seasons.  He sat out the 2011-12 season due to an achilles injury. Was told “there...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Under the Radar Free Agent Prospects

As the list of big name free agents shortens, there are a few players who could impact teams in positive ways, even if they aren’t the household names of the stars. Almost every big name free agent is off the board, meaning teams will now look for players whose skill sets fit their style of play. These players won’t garner huge contracts, and won’t be their team’s primary...
Via The Lottery Mafia
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Darrell Arthur and the Nuggets are in discussions for a new deal

Darrell Arthur is one of the most underrated defensive players in the league. The Denver Nuggets sported a 98.7 defensive rating, which would place them near the top of the league in defensive efficiency. With Michael Malone wanting the Nuggets to assume a defense-first mentality, it's no surprise that the Nuggets are trying to sign Arthur to a new deal. As Chris Dempsey of the Denver...
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets free agency rumors

  With free agency now underway so too are the rumors. While the Nuggets appear to be taking a backseat in the pursuit of more high-profile talents (which doesn’t really make any sense whatsoever), they do have their sights apparently set on re-signing some of their incumbent backup players. Here’s a quick roundup of whisperings floating about the Blogosphere… According to...
Via BSN Denver
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver rests Chandler, Foye, Arthur; Pelicans' Evans returns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Denver Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt says he's resting forwards Wilson Chandler and Darrell Arthur and guard Randy Foye against New Orleans on Sunday night. Meanwhile, the Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans is starting after missing one game with a sprained left ankle. Evans, who averages 16.8 points, 6.5 assists and 5.3 rebounds, was injured last Monday in Milwaukee....
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets can ease back injured players

Like a lot of teams at this time of the year, the Denver Nuggets are showing some wear and tear. Here’s the latest news on the injury front as the Nuggets get set to take on the Utah Jazz Friday night: Center Jusuf Nurkic, who suffered a sprained ankle in the fourth quarter of Denver’s 110-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns Wednesday, definitely won’t play Friday. Though X-Rays were...
Via Mile High Sports
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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