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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
4 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Point guard dilemma for the Nuggets

In this era of the NBA, the point guard has taken over and become the NBA’s premier position. For the Denver Nuggets, the point guard position is an area of confusion with no clear direction at the current moment. Ty Lawson, drafted by the Nuggets back in 2009 been one of the most underrated point guards in the league. Still though, year after year Lawson has produced for the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson opts out, becomes unrestricted free agent

  According to the Los Angeles Times’ Eric Pincus, Jameer Nelson has officially opted out of his contract with the Nuggets and is now an unrestricted free agent. The 33-year-old Nelson had a $2.85 million player option for next season, but opted to test the market instead. The hiring of Mike Malone instead of former interim head coach Melvin Hunt, who Nelson was reportedly...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson opts out of contract with Denver Nuggets

Chris Humphreys- USA Today SportsThere are quite a few talented point guards on the free agent market this coming offseason, and Jameer Nelson can now be added to that list of players. He has officially opted out of his contract with the Denver Nuggets, and will be looking to join a legitimate playoff contender for next season. Plenty of teams will be looking for veteran point guards...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Which Free Agents Should Denver Re-Sign?

(Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Darrell Arthur (UFA) Jameer Nelson (Player Option) Will Barton (UFA) Ian Clark (UFA) This offseason could bring major changes to the Mile High City’s team, as numerous trade rumors and a disgruntled core could be pointing to the beginning of a massive overhaul in Denver...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Can Use 2015 Free Agency To Atone For 2004 NBA Draft

Entering the 2004 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers’ roster was a hot mess a work in progress. Rip City had an unreal 24 players suit up that year—a year in which the team finished 10th in the Western Conference. That season, the Blazers finally dealt Rasheed Wallace, but more change was on the horizon. Damon Stoudamire was entering his last year on Portland’s books, and...
Via Oregon Sports News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson plans to opt out of contract

While one Nuggets point guard has been in the news with trade rumors, one will now leave on his own accord. Per Real GM Jameer Nelson will not be back with Denver next season. “Denver Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson is planning to opt out of his $2.85 million player option for the 2015-16 season to enter free agency.” Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks via free agency last...
Via Mile High Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson plans to opt out of his contract and become a free agent

Jameer Nelson will likely opt out of the last year of his contract and test free agency this summer, according to RealGM."Nelson has not yet informed Nuggets officials of his final decision, but both sides have held discussions recently under the premise that the six-foot guard will enter the free-agent market and potentially continue negotiations with the team."Nelson had one year...
Via Fox Sports
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson to opt out

  According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, Denver Nuggets’ point guard Jameer Nelson will opt out of his current contract to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Per Charania: Denver Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson is planning to opt out of his $2.85 million player option for the 2015-16 season to enter free agency, league sources told RealGM. Nelson has not yet informed...
Via BSN Denver
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson Planning To Opt Out Of $2.85M Deal With Nuggets

Denver Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson is planning to opt out of his $2.85 million player option for the 2015-16 season to enter free agency, league sources told RealGM. Nelson has not yet informed Nuggets officials of his final decision, but both sides have held discussions recently under the premise that the six-foot guard will enter the free-agent market and potentially continue negotiations...
Via RealGM
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mavericks have serious point guard issues

The Mavericks thought their point guard problems were solved on December 19, when they traded Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson and a future first-round pick for Rajon Rondo and Dwight Powell.Unfortunately, it only created a bigger problem, and Dallas is still in severe need of filling one of the sport's most important positions this summer. Here's Mavs.com's Earl K. Sneed...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Orlando Magic Roster is About to See Some Extra Money

If you’ve been following MBO for Orlando Magic coverage throughout the 2014-2015 season, you know that the Magic’s team salary had been at around $56 million since late-October. That put the team under the salary floor – mandated by the league’s Collective Bargaining Agreement – by about $750,000. Obviously that places the Magic well under the $63 million salary cap as...
Via Magic Basketball Online
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets take care of business against Jazz

Ty Lawson had 18 points and nine assists and Jameer Nelson added 18 off the bench as the Nuggets (28-45) led wire-to-wire Friday night, beating the Utah Jazz (31-41) 107-91 at home. Denver got out to a quick start shooting the ball, with Danilo Gallinari nailing a step-back three for Denver’s first points of the game, and Ty Lawson taking and making a little step-back to put the...
Via Mile High Sports
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets roll to 107-91 win as Jazz drop 4th straight

DENVER (AP) Ty Lawson and Jameer Nelson each scored 18 points as the Denver Nuggets beat Utah 107-91 on Friday night, handing the Jazz their fourth straight loss. Right around tip-off, the Jazz announced Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, had died. He was 80. Hundley called 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009. There...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Gallinari goes off in Nuggets win

Danilo Gallinari had a career-high 40 points as the Nuggets ran away from the Orlando Magic to snap a three-game losing streak with a 119-100 win Sunday. Jameer Nelson added 15 points and five assists in just 17 minutes for Denver against his old squad. Once again, the second quarter was a lob-sided affair, but this time, it was in the Nuggets favor. Already with a three-point lead...
Via Mile High Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies snap Denver’s win streak

Jameer Nelson had 24 points and Randy Foye added 16 but the Nuggets (26-42) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies (47-20) 92-81 to snap their four-game winning streak Monday night. Zach Randolph had 21 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies in what was a low-scoring and relatively slow-paced affair – which benefited Memphis and their big bruisers down low. With Kenneth Faried on...
Via Mile High Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Muggsy Bogues & Jameer Nelson - 2 of Isaiah Thomas' "biggest" mentors

Just six games into his career as a Boston Celtic, Isaiah Thomas has already won over the majority of fans with his deep shooting, hustle, and fearlessness in the paint. He's shown the ability to make contested 3-pointers over taller defenders, and that he'll have no problem getting shots up in the lane when needed. At 5'9, that's part of the excitement with Thomas. His heart...
Via Celtics Life
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs Exploring Trade For Nuggets’ PG Jameer Nelson

The Cleveland Cavaliers are still looking to improve their roster, particularly a backup PG and a big. One potential point guard could be veteran point guard, Jameer Nelson. Denver has already off-loaded Arron Afflalo and JaVale McGee today, Nelson, who has been a solid scoring PG throughout his career, would certainly be a step-up from Matt Dellavedova. Nelson has […] The...
Via Diehardsport
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Miami Heat Players Most Likely to Be Traded before the Deadline

At 22-30, the Miami Heat have a lot to improve upon if they hope to make some noise in the playoffs this postseason. The Heat are the first team in 50 years to reach 30 losses before the All-Star break just a year after the reaching the NBA Finals. The team has struggled with many issues, including offense, rebounding, and chemistry in their first season without LeBron James. By...
Via Heat Nation
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Showing Interest in Jameer Nelson

Jameer Nelson may be headed for his fourth team this season after the Miami Heat have reportedly expressed interest in the veteran point guard per Shams Charania of RealGM.com. Wizards, Heat have explored talks on Denver’s Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM. Cleveland had interest with Nelson in Boston; not since. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 12, 2015 The Heat...
Via Heat Nation
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards, Heat Interested In Trade For Jameer Nelson

The Washington Wizards and Miami Heat have explored trade talks with the Denver Nuggets on Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM. No deal is imminent, and Nelson has grown comfortable with his situation in Denver. The veteran point guard is currently dealing with an Achilles injury and hopes to return to the lineup after the NBA All-Star break. The Cleveland Cavaliers had interest in...
Via RealGM
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Envy: What Nuggets fans said - 1/24

With two teams in full tank mode, the Nuggets made the Celtics look like a legit basketball team. I will also note that Nuggets starting point guard Ty Lawson was a DNP because of a DUI he received the night before. Former Celtic, albeit brief, Jameer Nelson played real well. Evan Turner wilted at the free throw line down the stretch, which left just enough time for Jameer to brick...
Via Celtics Life
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets can’t hang on to lead against Celtics

Denver, CO – Avery Bradley had 18 points and Brandon Bass had 17 points and 9 rebounds as the visiting Boston Celtics used a 33-point third quarter to overcome the Denver Nuggets 100-99 Friday night. The Nuggets, who were without point guard Ty Lawson because of a suspected DUI arrest, got a nice game out of newcomer Jameer Nelson. Nelson had 11 points in the first quarter and 15...
Via Mile High Sports
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Jameer Nelson Trade Grade

(October 16, 2014 – Source: Jason Miller/Getty Images North America) Denver Nuggets: Jameer Nelson Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Trade: Nate Robinson Nuggets Receive: Jameer Nelson There was a seemingly pointless trade this week by the Denver Nuggets who traded a 2nd string point guard who likes to score, for a 2nd string point guard who...
Via HoopStuff
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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