Minnesota gets first 2015 commitment in Kevin Dorsey

The 2014-15 season still seems far away, but for Minnesota, the year after is already off to a strong start. Four-star point guard Kevin Dorsey became the program's first 2015 recruit after committing to the Gophers on Saturday. Dorsey confirmed the news -- which was first reported by Scout reporter Evan Daniels -- via text. The Gophers saw Dorsey in Washington D.C. this weekend...
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Three darkhorse trade destinations for Roy Hibbert

The Indiana Pacers had an embarrassing late season collapse last year, and they are looking to make some moves to improve their roster this season. There have been rumors surrounding a potential Roy Hibbert trade over the past few weeks, but that is much easier said that done with the massive contract that he currently holds. All that being said, there are still teams that will be...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets should add a point guard

If the Denver Nuggets are going to make a splash, or for that matter any noise in the free agency pool, the position they need to look for is a third point guard. If the Nuggets are looking to add a free agent to the current roster the viable spot would be another one guard. It would benefit Denver to have a situation like they did last year when they had three productive point guards...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Projected Starting 5

Point GuardTy Lawson- Lawson is a small guy that is a good three point shooter. He is not a top point guard, but he is definitely a good one.Shooting GuardArron Afflalo- Afflalo is a great three point shooter which is good because this Nugget team is a three point shooting team. I think that Afflalo will have a turn around season.Small ForwardDanilo Gallinari- Gallinari got hurt...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets To Meet Reps Of Kenneth Faried, Hope To Sign Extension

The Denver Nuggets will meet with the representatives of Kenneth Faried next week and hope to sign the forward to an extension. “We’re gonna try and get something done,” Tim Connelly said. “Kenneth’s toughness and passion are at the heart and soul of our team. No one in the NBA plays harder.” Only Ty Lawson and the Nuggets' two draft picks are on the team's...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade

Denver Nuggets: Arron Afflalo Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Receive: Arron Afflalo Magic Receive: Evan Fournier and Pick 56 Really? This is all it took to receive arguably one of the 5 best shooting guards in the NBA and a borderline All Star? Wow. This is ridiculous. Arron Afflalo is a 2 way star, who gives the Nuggets a much needed starting...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic trade Arron Afflalo to Nuggets

The Orlando Magic have been extremely active in trade talks this offseason, and they have finally made their first trade. Arron Afflalo has been one of the most mentioned names in trade talks, and he will be taking his talents to Denver in exchange for Evan Fournier and the 56th overall pick in tonight’s NBA Draft. This trade certainly doesn’t seem to be the type of return that...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Draft scenarios and selections

It’s pretty safe to say that this upcoming draft is one of the most anticipated and hyped-up in recent memories. All NBA junkies are going crazy about the events that will transpire tonight, and honestly can you blame us? Think about it there hasn’t been this much talent, unpredictability,  and trade rumors involved with a draft in a long period of time.  Draft ‘”experts”...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Nuggets should trade down for James Young

Too Good to Pass Up There is a player in this NBA draft that a number of teams will pass on and will eventually regret it in the future. That player is James Young. Lottery teams see him as too high of a risk; a swingman that chucks untimely threes, has questionable shot selection, and is a liability on defense. His supporters will counter that the previous evaluation is a case...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons posts his Chipotle celebrity card on Instagram

If you happen to be a fan of Chipotle restaurants, then you probably already know of the existence of the celebrity card that allows notable people to get some free Chipotle. As previously noted on TNLP, Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson got his card and the latest to join the club is Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons. Parsons posted an image of the card on his Instagram account...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson, Darrell Arthur exercise options with Nuggets

Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly announced Monday that forward Darrell Arthur and guard Nate Robinson have exercised their contract options for the 2014-15 season. Arthur, acquired in a draft-night trade on June 27, 2013, averaged 5.9 points and 3.1 rebounds in 68 games with Denver last season. Robinson, signed as a free agent last July 26, averaged 10.4 points and 2.5...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets offer Kenneth Faried, Wilson Chandler for Kevin Love

Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett reported late Wednesday night that the Denver Nuggets have made an offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for forward Kevin Love. The Timberwolves star is set to test the free agent market in 2015 if the Wolves don’t trade him before or surround him with championship caliber talent. Sources: in addition to Wilson Chandler and Kenneth Faried, Denver...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

A two-headed monster on the bench

The trade winds surrounding Kevin Love continue to swirl. Minnesota has no shortage of suitors lining up for their All-Star forward, but yesterday, it was widely circulated that three teams have pulled ahead of the pack. One of those teams is surprisingly the Denver Nuggets; Chicago and Golden State the others. Love in a Nuggets’ uniform is undoubtedly an intriguing proposition...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Three second-round sleepers to target

As the focus of Nuggets fans rest on the 11th pick of the 2014 NBA draft, it is not as well known that they have two more picks in this draft, the 41st and the 56th. Once the NBA draft gets past the lottery, a lot of people lose interest, but there have been players that have blossomed into great NBA players. Monta Ellis, Kyle Korver, and Paul Millsap have all been late round sleepers...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson trolls sleeping passenger on airplane flight in Instagram photo

There are few that we like here at That NBA Lottery Pick than NBA players trolling people and the latest person to join that realm is Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson. A couple of hours ago, Lawson decided to post an Instagram photo of himself sticking his tongue out on an airplane flight while the guy next to him sleeps: Sometimes, you gotta sleep, right folks? *** Lawson image courtesy...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: next steps for Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson is a household name in the Mile High city, as he headlines the Denver Nuggets, but his name is not one that people outside the state of Colorado think of when they think of great players. He’s one that puts up great stats but is still a name that flies under the radar. In his sixth year in the NBA, Lawson is just a few steps away from being regarded as one of the best...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: History of draft success

The Denver Nuggets have had a total of 36 first round draft picks in their history in the NBA. Some have been busts, some have been superstars, and some never even stepped on the court in a Nuggets uniform. Players who you have never heard of have been drafted high, and those that are late first round picks have been steals for the Nuggets. With the 2014 draft just a few weeks away...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Ty Lawson still not running

The Denver Nuggets had a very disappointing 2013-2014 season, winning just 36 games after a 57-win season in 2012-2013. A major concern that the Nuggets need to address this off season is improving at defense that was 28th in the league in points allowed. They also need to come back healthy following a season in which only four players appeared in over 70 games. There is concern...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson out until July with lingering ankle injury

The left ankle injury that cost Nuggets guard Ty Lawson the last six games of the 2013-14 season has turned out to be worse than originally thought. "I still can't run," Lawson said by phone from Valencia, Spain, for NBA 3X, a 3-on-3 tournament sponsored by the league. "They said it's no surgery, just another three or four weeks just staying off of it, not...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson’s Ankle Injury Worse than Originally Diagnosed

Denver, CO - The Denver Nuggets dealt with some injury issues for Ty Lawson last season, but his ankle appears to be in worse shape than originally thought. According to Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post, the Nuggets are concerned with how the injury has failed to heal so far... The post Ty Lawson’s Ankle Injury Worse than Originally Diagnosed appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rumors: Should Denver draft a point guard?

The Denver Nuggets landed the eleventh overall pick in the NBA draft lottery. This was right around where they expected to be, so no surprises here. The question that remains for the Nuggets is what position to target in the draft. Drafting the best overall player available or position of need is always a strong debate, but Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post believes drafting...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Breaking down the 2014-15 salary cap

The Denver Nuggets are stuck in that limbo of not being good enough to get into the playoffs but not being bad enough for a top lottery pick. It’s something that can be more promising though in the case of the Nuggets, given that the main reason they were in this space was because of injury. This is a positive, but unless general manager Tim Connelly composes a major trade, that...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson jealous Cavs keep getting top picks

Ty Lawson went on Twitter to hate on Cleveland's latest No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft.
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson disses Cleveland Cavaliers after 2014 NBA Draft Lottery

Those Cleveland Cavaliers are sure lucky. Tonight, they once again won the number one pick in the NBA draft. Maybe the Cavaliers are trying a “better to be lucky than good” strategy, but who really knows at this point? Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson seemed not too happy about the results when he tweeted the below comment out: How many number one picks is Cleveland gonna...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson rolls Chipotle burritos and get his own celebrity card

One of the possible perks of being a famous NBA player is the possibility to score some awesome stuff and endorse household brands. Earlier today, Denver Nuggets Ty Lawson teamed up with the famed Mexican restaurant Chipotle to do a little bit of burrito rolling. Check out the below photo from Lawson’s official Instagram page which also shows his special celebrity Chipotle card...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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