Denver Nuggets: Point guard controversy

The Denver Nuggets are in a strange predicament, at least for them. A position battle between two good players. After the Nuggets drafted Emmanuel Mudiay seventh in the NBA draft, adding him to a lineup that already includes Ty Lawson. Mudiay was not expected to fall all the way to the Nuggets at seven after being projected to go as high as fourth, so the value that the Nuggets will...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Sacramento Kings acquire Ty Lawson?

DeMarcus Cousins Days leading up to the draft there were rumors that the Sacramento Kings were looking to trade DeMarcus Cousins. One of the rumors involved the Denver Nuggets. George Karl wanted to acquire his former players in Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried. He was willing to acquire these players by trading DeMarcus Cousins and Carl Landry. There might have been mutual agreement...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Historic day for America not lost on sports world

It was an historic day in America as the United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in support of the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, a fact not lost on the sports scene. In San Francisco, both the Giants and the 49ers showed their support. The Giants changed their Twitter avatar to a rainbow-colored Giants logo a few hours before their game with the Colorado Rockies.   The...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay talks to Denver media via conference call

  The seventh overall pick of the NBA draft Emmanuel Mudiay, who says his favorite number is seven, took a few moments to chat with us via conference call on draft night. Mudiay on conference call: “I know they are a young team..Ty Lawson Kenneth Faried, they love to get up and down the court. That’s my style” — Harrison Wind (@NBAWind) June 26, 2015 Ty Lawson didn’t...
Via BSN Denver
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tonight’s draft will reveal the Nuggets path

Countless scribes have penned columns about what the Denver Nuggets need to do tonight or who they need to take (including yours truly). Will Justice Winslow become a better NBA pro than Stanley Johnson or Mario Hezonja? Who knows? If DeMarcus Cousins ends up in Denver will he take the next step and lead a team to the playoffs? Maybe; but there’s a big “if” starting that last...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Malone Brings a new Face and Attitude to the Denver Nuggets

PORTLAND, OR – MARCH 28: Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets goes up for a shot against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 28, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. New head coach of the Denver Nuggets, Mike Malone, looks to bring a new mentality to Denver from the very beginning. As a team the Nuggets have wanted to install an up-tempo offense for awhile, hopefully...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Kings talking Boogie Cousins trade with… Denver

Per Joe Kotoch of @sheridanhoops, #Nuggets & #Kings have engaged in trade talks involving Boogie Cousins for Ty Lawson & Kenneth Faried. — Raj Sharan (@Raj_Sharan) June 18, 2015 This can’t be true because Vlade Divac just said that DeMarcus Cousins is untradeable. In all seriousness, that’s a strong starting point on a deal for Cousins. I’m sure the Kings are also...
Via Red's Army
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Chat: Talking Michael Malone, Pete D’Alessandro and 2015 NBA Draft rumors

  In the second installment of BSN’s ongoing Denver Nuggets Chat series Harrison Wind and I react to the Nuggets hiring Michael Malone. We also talk about his previously rocky relationship with Pete D’Alessandro in Sacramento and in the end get into who the Nuggets should select if they moved up higher in the draft. As always, feel free to leave your thoughts on these various...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the New York Knicks Trade the Fourth Pick?

Phil Jackson and the rest of the New York Knicks organization have a lot weighing on this years offseason. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) With the New York Knicks in possession of the fourth pick, there are plenty of rumors and scenarios that people are hoping for or playing out in their heads, but we won’t know for sure until we hear Adam Silver read the picks. Obviously...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

MHSM 150 Covers Top Ten: I Heart Tebow vs. Manimal

In nearly 13 years of publishing, Mile High Sports Magazine has now produced more than 150 unique covers. Thanks to your votes, we’ve narrowed it down to your top ten favorites. From June 15-21 you’ll help decide which 5 issues make it into the finals. Our next pair of finalists is December 2011 vs. November 2012. More accurately, it’s Jenna vs. Kenneth Faried. Fun...
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21 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Nuggets Shooting Guard Randy Foye's Glute-Activating Reverse Incline Walk

Strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess has been with the Denver Nuggets for over a decade, training athletes like Carmelo Anthony, Allen Iverson, and Kenneth Faried. Hess recently posted a video
Via Stack
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried to play in NBA’s Africa game

Denver Nuggets starting forward Kenneth Faried, will join a list of several NBA stars that are making the journey to Johannesburg, South Africa this summer for a basketball game to be played on August 1. NBA Africa tweeted out an announcement of the players so far that will be heading to Johannesburg later this summer. This will be the first NBA game played in Africa. BREAKING:...
Via Mile High Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried to participate in NBA’s first ever Africa game

  Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried will take part in the NBA’s first ever Africa game, an exhibition contest August 1st at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa. The game will feature Team Africa, captained by South Sudan native Luol Deng of the Miami Heat and composed of current and second generation African players, versus Team World, captained by Chris Paul of...
Via BSN Denver
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Malone Brought Back For Second Interview With Nuggets

Mike Malone will be brought back for a second interview with the Denver Nuggets. Malone's interview last week solidified himself as a top candidate for their head coaching job, along with Melvin Hunt. Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried are among the veterans who have lobbied for the Nuggets to retain Hunt. Malone was fired mid-season by the Sacramento Kings.
Via RealGM
28 days ago  |  Discuss

With the No. 7 Pick the Nuggets Select…

Denver might look to add a wing on draft night. The Denver Nuggets are coming off one of their most disappointing seasons in recent memory, and desperately need to hit a home run with this pick. And they very well might. Before talking about the pick, let’s look at the rocky road the Nuggets have ahead of them. Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried have been involved in plenty of trade...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried prefer to be traded

One tough aspect of any rebuilding process is deciding which players to keep and which ones to trade or release. In the case of the Denver Nuggets, the two players who fit into this debate are Kenneth Faried and Ty Lawson. Both are very good players, but they may not fit with Denver's new timeline. Luckily for the Nuggets, Lawson and Faried have apparently made their decisions for...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried want to be traded unless Denver makes a major move

To say that the Denver Nuggets were a disappointment this season would be an understatement to say the least. The Nuggets reputation also took a major hit after how they handled firing head coach Brian Shaw. Now the organization has to deal with the unhappiness of their two star players. Throughout the season, the Nuggets made it known that Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried were available to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Multiple Denver Nuggets players prefer trade over rebuild

  Ty Lawson’s time in Denver seems like it may be coming to an inevitable end, but another player may want out with him. According to a report, both Lawson and Kenneth Faried don’t seem to be up to a rebuild with the Nuggets and would prefer a trade if things don’t go the way they want this offseason. Sources close to the process say Lawson and Faried have kept no secret...
Via BSN Denver
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks should consider Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried

The Denver Nuggets had a disappointing 2014-15 season, racking up only 30 victories on the year. Now, they're putting their best players on the block, and it might be time for the Knicks to take advantage. Patrick Piascik at Rant Sports has some ideas:The Knicks could use a point guard and a power forward. Actually, they could use anything that fits well with Carmelo Anthony, though...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Another big name added to Nuggets trade rumors

Ty Lawson’s name has been in and out of the news with trade rumors this offseason, but he isn’t the only Nugget possibly looking for a new home. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders Kenneth Faried shares the same sentiments. “Sources close to the process say Lawson and Faried have kept no secret of their discontent and unless the Nuggets can pull off something major...
Via Mile High Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets could trade both Kenneth Faried, Ty Lawson

Andrew Richardson-USA TODAY SportsThe Denver Nuggets cleaned house at the trade deadline last year, and also ended up firing head coach Brian Shaw. It has become obvious that they want to start a new era of basketball, and there are rumors floating around that the Nuggets could look to deal both Kenneth Faried and Ty Lawson away this coming offseason. According to a report from RealGM...
Via Sports-Glory
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rebuilding Around Gallinari, Nurkic; Could Trade Lawson, Faried

The Denver Nuggets are expected to make Ty Lawson and/or Kenneth Faried available in trade talks before the June 25th draft. The Nuggets believe Danilo Gallinari and Jusuf Nurkic are the two centerpieces of their rebuilding efforts. Denver figures to have cap space in the coming seasons, but free agency hasn't been an area of success for the franchise historically.
Via RealGM
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Shopping Kenneth Faried At The Draft?

While Denver Nuggets President Josh Kroenke steadfastly refuses to offer specific names when talking about plans to aggressively retool the roster prior to opening night of the next NBA season, it's realistic to expect point guard Ty Lawson or forward Kenneth Faried or both to be part of trade discussions prior to the June 25 draft. Expect Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri to be a serious...
Via Pro Bball Report
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Draft Preview: Mario Hezonja

Now that Nuggets nation knows that the team will be picking at number 7 in the 2015 NBA draft, all the speculation on who will be picked will begin. There is over a month until the draft, leaving plenty of time for all of the talk that will surely surround a Nuggets team that is full of questions. To start it all off, we’ll break down one player that many experts have the Nuggets...
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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