Denver Nuggets Summer League recap: Five things we learned in Las Vegas

  After a week in Las Vegas the Denver Nuggets’ 2015 Summer League run is officially in the books. The Nuggets kicked off the sporting desert festival on a high note winning each of their first three games, yet lost in the first round of the playoffs and later dropped the final game of the tournament in the consolation round. It was an overall impressive showing for a young Nuggets...
Via BSN Denver
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League recap: Atlanta Hawks 82, Denver Nuggets 73

  After a three-game winning streak preceding tournament play the Nuggets lost when it mattered most against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. Outside of Erick Green nearly every Nugget had an underwhelming performance. Below are some further thoughts on Thursday’s contest… (Box score) — As I mentioned above, Erick Green was just about the only player on the Nuggets’...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets face Hawks in Summer League Tournament

The Nuggets jumped off to a good 3-0 pre-tournament start in the Las Vegas Summer League. This record granted them the No. 3 seed in the annual summer tournament that showcases potential NBA stars of the future. Denver received a bye for the first day of the tournament and will play the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. The #Nuggets are a 3 seed in the Summer League tourney! We...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets earn bye in NBA Summer League tourney

The field is set. The Denver Nuggets will play the winner of Atlanta-Miami in the second round of the single-elimination Las Vegas NBA Summer League tournament, which begins Wednesday, July 15. The 3-0 Nuggets will play Thursday against the winner of the Hawks-Heat game, teams that Denver has already beat during warm-up games prior to the tournament. On Wednesday afternoon, the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Clark secures third straight Summer League win

In three games at the Las Vegas Summer League, the Denver Nuggets are 3-0 after an 86-83 victory over the Miami Heat to conclude their warmup games prior to the start of the single-elimination tournament, which starts play July 15. The guards led the way for Denver as Ian Clark led the way with 19 points off the bench, including going 5-for-8 in 3-point shooting. Starters Gary Harris...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League recap: Denver Nuggets 86, Miami Heat 83

  After a painfully slow first quarter and an overall sluggish first half the Nuggets recuperated in the third quarter and ended up walking away from their third Summer League game with win. Ian Clark was the ultimate hero, sinking a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than a second left, while Erick Green and Emmanuel Mudiay each carried the Nuggets through various stretches of the game...
Via BSN Denver
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League recap: Denver Nuggets 98, Sacramento Kings 76

  The Denver Nuggets moved to 2-0 in the Las Vegas Summer League with a blowout 98-76 win over the Sacramento Kings. It was a well-rounded team effort from the Nuggets as was the case on Friday night versus Atlanta, but once again Denver’s first round pick Emmanuel Mudiay stole the show. Whether he was dropping a perfectly timed pocket pass to a rolling Nikola Jokic or skipping...
Via BSN Denver
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets’ Summer League video breakdown: Game 1

  The Denver Nuggets had an excellent outing in Game 1 of their Las Vegas Summer League stint on Friday. They worked as a team and as a result several players walked away with impressive box score numbers as well. Though the entire game could well be picked apart, below are some particular points I’d like to highlight… Emmanuel Mudiay playing within himself It was a successful...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer League recap: Denver Nuggets 86, Atlanta Hawks 71

  After a slow start the Nuggets ran away with a victory in their first Summer League game of 2015. While Gary Harris led his team in scoring, it was defense and a well-rounded offensive attack that allowed the Nuggets to waltz away with a win after a slow start in the first half. Here are some additional observations… (Box score) — Emmanuel Mudiay is gonna be really good someday...
Via BSN Denver
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Denver Nuggets players to watch during Summer League

  The 2015 Denver Nuggets Summer League roster is set to take the stage in less than 24 hours, and for hardcore hoops fans this marks the beginning of one of the more telling series of games throughout the calendar year. Sure, Summer League often centers more on individual performances, rim-rattling dunks and “mixtape” basketball than actual NBA play, but it also opens a window...
Via BSN Denver
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets, Mudiay preparing for Summer League

The Denver Nuggets held their first mini-camp practice on Monday in preparation for the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which the team will be participating in starting on Friday. With the Nuggets Summer League roster already in place, the practice on Monday was the first time for  young players to get more familiar with each other before jetting off to Las Vegas. The main anticipation...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado reaction to Women’s World Cup final

Fireworks left over from the Fourth of July exploded late into the night and lasted throughout the weekend, as the celebration from the United States’ 239th birthday was fortified by the United States Women’s National Team’s 5-2 victory over Japan in the World Cup final. Spearheaded by the aggressive play of Carli Lloyd, and a boisterous crowd laden with border-crossing patriots...
Via Mile High Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets unveil summer league roster

  In the midst of a low-key free agency period for the Denver Nuggets, the team announced their 2015 Las Vegas Summer League roster earlier today. The 13-man roster has some familiar names, including Gary Harris, Erick Green, Joffrey Lauvergne, Ian Clark and Jamaal Franklin, 2015 first round pick Emmanuel Mudiay and 2014 second round pick Nikola Jokic. Undrafted free agents Antonio...
Via BSN Denver
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets announce Summer League roster

The Denver Nuggets announced on Thursday the club’s roster for the 2015 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, along with a game and practice schedule. The 13 player roster (subject to change) includes No.7 overall draft pick Emmanuel Mudiay and 2014′s second round pick Nikola Jokic. 2015 second-round pick Nikola Radicevic is not on the roster. Will Barton, Ian Clark, Jamaal Franklin...
Via Mile High Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets options at point guard in free agency

The point guard position is pivotal in today’s NBA, and while the Nuggets drafted their point guard of the future, they need to figure out what to do at that position for this upcoming season. Currently Denver has Ty Lawson on the roster, but they still have decisions to make regarding his future with the team. Those decisions have a direct impact on whether or not they will be...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets select Nikola Radicevic 57th overall

With the 57th pick in the 2015 NBA draft the Denver Nuggets have selected Nikola Radicevic. Radicevic is a 6-5 play-making point guard from Serbia whose known for his vision and ability to run an effective offense. He appeared in 33 games last season with Sevilla (Spain) in the ACB league and averaged 7.6 points, 3.7 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 22.7 minutes. It’s no secret the...
Via BSN Denver
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Some Nuggets hard at work at Red Rocks

Some of the Denver Nuggets aren’t taking the offseason lightly, quite literally. Recent photos posted on Twitter by the team show numerous players working out with assistant coach/strength and conditioning Steve Hess at Red Rocks. Erick Green and Gary Harris can be seen in the photos running the stairs at the famed amphitheater, wearing what appear to be weight vests. Running...
Via Mile High Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets need some shooters this off-season

Interim head coach Melvin Hunt has done a hell of job making the Denver Nuggets watchable again, but for all his efforts, this team is still capable of throwing up stinkers like Wednesday night’s 99-85 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. How, after blowing out the Orlando Magic on the road and hanging tough against playoff teams like the Houston Rockets and Miami Heat, can the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets Recall Erick Green From D-League

Erick Green has been recalled from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League by the Denver Nuggets. Green played two games for the Mad Ants this season averaging 21 points and 3.0 assists per game.
Via RealGM
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets assign rookie Green to D-League

The Denver Nuggets opted to send rookie guard Erick Green to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA developmental league Tuesday. Green, who was selected in the 2013 draft, has appeared in just 14 games this season. Head coach Brian Shaw had this to say about the move. “With the addition of Jameer Nelson and Randy Foye coming back there wasn’t going to be a lot of time for him...
Via Mile High Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Time to let the young guns loose

The Denver Nuggets shouldn’t stop trying to win games. The thought of tanking is taboo in and around the Pepsi Center. But despite the Denver’s impressive 114-85 win over the Memphis Grizzlies Saturday, a playoff berth is looking more and more elusive, and it’s probably past time the Nuggets took a different approach to rest of their season. Building for the future is all that...
Via Mile High Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Erick Green on life as an NBA rookie

Almost a third of the way into the NBA season, the Denver Nuggets are in an interesting position. Four games under .500 and having repeatedly stated that they’re committed to contending this season, the team also has a trio of intriguing rookies in Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic, and Erick Green. It’s a tough balance to strike, trying to win games now while at the same time getting...
Via Mile High Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Who won the 2013 NBA Draft?

Even as somebody who doesn’t invest a lot of time in watching college and international basketball, I’ve heard a certain narrative percolating as far back as two years ago: The 2013 NBA Draft was shaping up to be one of the worst drafts in recent memory, while the 2014 draft was looking like one of the best. Although it’s perilously early to begin grading the 2014 draft...
Via The Sports Post
November 12, 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

Erick Green To Sign With Nuggets

Erick Green will sign with the Denver Nuggets. Green was the Nuggets' second round pick last year, played overseas in 2013-14 and will join the team for training camp next season. The Nuggets have a need for a third point guard and Green fits that role. With Green, Denver will have 14 guaranteed contracts. Green averaged 16.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game during the...
Via RealGM
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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