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Nuggets sign top pick, summer league star Mudiay to multiyear deal

DENVER -- The Denver Nuggets signed top pick Emmanuel Mudiay to a multiyear deal Friday. Taken with the seventh overall selection, the 19-year-old point guard will be counted on heavily by the Nuggets after they traded Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. Mudiay had a solid summer league performance for Denver as he averaged 12 points and 5.8 assists. His play in Las Vegas gained notice...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Emmanuel Mudiay to multiyear deal

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets signed top pick Emmanuel Mudiay to a multiyear deal Friday. Taken with the seventh overall selection, the 19-year-old point guard will be counted on heavily by the Nuggets after they traded Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. Mudiay had a solid summer league performance for Denver as he averaged 12 points and 5.8 assists. His play in Las Vegas gained...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets propagating an impressive culture

  After the Denver Nuggets re-signed and re-structured the contracts of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari I took to social media to see how those transactions were viewed across what I like to call “Basketball Twitter.” Most of what I saw were pundits wondering exactly what the Nuggets were doing and re-calling how this franchise is still stuck in the mud of the last two...
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bidding Against Yourself: Free Agent Deals that Exceeded the Market

What can be difficult to remember in free agency is that players on bad contracts aren't necessarily bad players. It could just be that their contract for a specific team at a specific time outweighs their on-court contributions. All three of the players I'm about to discuss are good NBA players—they deserve their spots in the league. What I'm not sure about, though, is if the...
Via The Sports Post
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Chandler & Nelson Contract Grades

(March 6, 2015 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… It was only a few days ago that the Denver Nuggets were the only team in free agency that literally hadn’t done anything, whether it was signing a player, re-signing a player, or doing something via trade. Heck, even the Sixers got Nik Stauskas, picks, pick swap...
Via HoopStuff
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson and the Nuggets agree to three-year, $13.5 million deal

Jameer Nelson is returning to the Denver Nuggets on a three-year deal worth $13.5 million, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. The Nuggets traded for Nelson last year, but it wasn't quite clear if they intended to bring him back once he became a free agent – or if Nelson wanted to return. This is likely Nelson's last multi-year contract in the NBA, and given that he's still a serviceable...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson re-ups with Denver Nuggets + other free agency news

  It’s been a busy last few days for the Denver Nuggets. Between extending Wilson Chandler, re-signing Will Barton and partaking in the Las Vegas Summer League, the Nuggets rumor mill has certainly been abuzz. And now, thanks to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, we have another breaking news story, this time regarding Jameer Nelson: ESPN sources say Jameer Nelson has landed three-year...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets continue signings, Jokic next up

The Denver Nuggets are now going fast and furious with their signings, after reportedly signing  Jameer Nelson and now Nikola Jokic to multi-year deals. Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the Jokic deal is worth $5.5 million over four years. ESPN sources say Jameer Nelson has landed three-year, $13.5M from Denver, while Jokic (2014 second-rounder) gets four-year deal worth $5...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets re-sign Nelson for three years

After a lull of more than a week to start the free agency period, the Nuggets are now hard at work solidifying their roster for 2015-16 and beyond, as RealGM is reporting that they have agreed in principle to a multi-year deal with point guard Jameer Nelson. Free agent Jameer Nelson has an agreement in principle on a new three-year contract with the Denver Nuggets, league sources...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Nuggets

Jameer Nelson has agreed in principle on a new three-year contract to re-sign with the Denver Nuggets, league sources told RealGM. Nelson opted out of his $2.8 million option for next season to become a free agent, but remained in strong discussions with the Nuggets. Several contenders also expressed interest in the veteran guard. Nelson and the Nuggets have an agreement in place...
Via RealGM
19 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Exploring Denver’s free agency backcourt options

It’s one week into NBA Free Agency and the list of suitable available players is growing smaller by the day. With the Philadelphia 76ers reportedly in the process of signing Nik Stauskas and two others to clear cap space, the Denver Nuggets are one of the last teams to make any moves in the free agency market. Just as the head coach search in Denver was a very slow-moving and...
Via Mile High Sports
24 days ago  |  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

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

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
June 24, 2015  |  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
June 22, 2015  |  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
June 22, 2015  |  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
June 21, 2015  |  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
June 12, 2015  |  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
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