The Celtics have cap space until Monday, could they use that to land Kenneth Faried?

David Lee is not a Celtic. Jae Crowder is not a Celtic. Terry Rozier and RJ Hunter are kind of Celtics, but not yet officially signed. Of course, this will all change soon. Very soon actually, with a report that Hunter will be signed by early next week, and the Lee trade becoming official on Monday. The Celtics have gone so far as to call a press conference to announce "off-season...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Malone Wants Nuggets To Defend, Run, Use The Altitude

The Denver Nuggets have struggled to have effective frontcourt combinations on defense in recent seasons. Michael Malone hopes to change that aspect of the club. "When I got the job, I mentioned the team in 2008-09 that made the conference finals," said Malone. "That was a team that was eighth in defensive efficiency. They defended and ran. That’s a model I’d like to use: defend...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics had trade talks with Nuggets regarding Danilo Gallinari

The Denver Nuggets have been trying to reshape their roster this off-season. The Nuggets used their first round pick on point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and have been trying to trade Kenneth Faried and Ty Lawson. But it looks like those aren’t the only moves the Nuggets have been trying to do. According to Steve Bulpet of the Boston Herald, the Boston Celtics have had trade talks regarding...
Via No Guts, No Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
June 29, 2015  |  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...
June 29, 2015  |  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
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

With draft approaching, no Nugget is safe

The Nuggets are making it clear that no player on their roster is safe as the team looks to get back to the playoffs and put two seasons of sub-par performance (on and off-court) behind them. Even Danilo Gallinari, who had a career high points per game in 2013-14 under Brian Shaw before seeing a decline in 2014-15 due to injury and decreased playing time – presumably as the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
June 25, 2015  |  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
June 25, 2015  |  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
June 22, 2015  |  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
June 18, 2015  |  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
June 17, 2015  |  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
June 16, 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

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
June 11, 2015  |  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
June 09, 2015  |  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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