Tonight will be life-changing for the 60 players selected in the NBA Draft. Only a small percentage of people will ever know the feeling. Of the group that does, there is an undeniable bond of fraternity. In that spirit, several current and former Nuggets took to social media on Thursday to offer the well-wishes and fond memories of their draft day.
On #TBT (Throwback Thursday for...
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...
Wilson Chandler was one of the most sought-after players during this season's trade deadline, not just because of his abilities as a player, but also his extremely cap-friendly contract. One team that was particularly interested in Chandler was the Los Angeles Clippers, and it appears as if they're continuing to pursue him in the offseason. Arash Markazi of ESPN has more:"The Clippers...
Richard Mackson – USA Today SportsJamal Crawford is without question one of the better lethal scorers in the NBA, and there is a chance that he could become available on the trade market. The Los Angeles Clippers are beginning to search the trade market for potential suitors that would be interested in acquiring Crawford. It likely won’t be difficult to find a good offer, and...
Dakar, Senegal is a long way from Denver, Colorado.
According to the CIA Factbook, the Western African country of Senegal has an average per-capita income of $2,400 a year, a 48 percent unemployment rate, a life expectancy of roughly 61 years, and an education system that doesn’t see many children make it past middle school, growing up in Senegal is a day in and day out struggle...
San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, left, drives around Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, April 3, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Everything in life goes through phases, or seasons. Even life itself has many different phases that a person will encounter. In the NBA the league obviously goes through...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) Denver Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt says he's resting forwards Wilson Chandler and Darrell Arthur and guard Randy Foye against New Orleans on Sunday night.
Meanwhile, the Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans is starting after missing one game with a sprained left ankle.
Evans, who averages 16.8 points, 6.5 assists and 5.3 rebounds, was injured last Monday in Milwaukee....
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015
Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler threw down a nasty one-handed slam during the opening minute of the fourth quarter in Wednesday night's win over Atlanta.Chandler drove through the Hawks defense and threw it down, bringing the crowd and the Nuggets bench to their feet.Chandler scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds as the Nuggets beat the Hawks 115-102.Video via NBA.
The Denver Nuggets are scoring a lot more these days. Maybe it’s because of the ousting of Brian Shaw. Regardless of what it is, they look a little more free. Plus, they are trashing the #1 team in the East!
I mean, look at how free Wilson Chandler looks in this powerful jam against the Hawks:
How about THAT free tomahawk dunk? Settle down, Chandler.
Wilson Chandler pic...
Denver, CO – Kenneth Faried led the way with 19 points and 11 rebounds and Will Barton and Wilson Chandler each scored 17 as the Nuggets trounced the New York Knicks 106-78 Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center. With the win, the team improved to 3-2 under interim head coach Melvin Hunt.
After a fairly even first quarter, the Nuggets really pulled away in the second. Will Barton, once...
Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets routed the New York Knicks 106-78 on Monday night.
Wilson Chandler and Will Barton scored 17 points apiece for the Nuggets, who enjoyed their largest margin in a win this season.
The Knicks lost their fourth straight and fell to 12-50, the NBA' first 50-loss team this season. Alexey Shved had 19 points for New...
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March 10, 2015
James Harden had 28 points and former Nugget Corey Brewer added 24 as the Houston Rockets topped Denver 114-100 Saturday night.
Wilson Chandler had 26 points for the Nuggets in eye posing effort.
You got the feeling watching this one that the Nuggets could have taken it, if they got better performances out of Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried – while Lawson did post a double-double...
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The Denver Nuggets have fired head coach Brian Shaw, reports Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post.
The #Nuggets have removed Brian Shaw as head coach this morning, according to a source. More details to come.
— Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) March 3, 2015
The Nuggets hired Shaw in the summer of 2013 to replace George Karl. But after a 36...
Like a lot of teams at this time of the year, the Denver Nuggets are showing some wear and tear. Here’s the latest news on the injury front as the Nuggets get set to take on the Utah Jazz Friday night:
Center Jusuf Nurkic, who suffered a sprained ankle in the fourth quarter of Denver’s 110-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns Wednesday, definitely won’t play Friday. Though X-Rays were...
DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets are without banged-up forwards Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.
Faried is sidelined with a bruised left thumb, which he hurt in the first half Monday against Brooklyn. Chandler is missing a second straight game due to a sore left groin. Chandler said the move was precautionary and he hopes to return Friday...
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February 25, 2015
Wilson Chandler led the Nuggets with 19 points and Jusuf Nurkic posted a double-double but it wasn’t enough to overcome a second-half shooting slump as Denver went down to the Milwaukee Bucks 89-81 in Milwaukee Friday.
In their first game back after the all-star break, the Nuggets picked up right where they left off – mixing stretches of solid play with an at times stagnant and...
The Denver Nuggets have already sent Arron Afflalo to the Trail Blazers, and have now sent JaVale McGee to the Philadelphia 76ers, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports.
Denver has agreed to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, along with a first-round pick via OKC, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 19, 2015
Arron Afflalo and Wilson Chandler have been two of the hottest names in trade rumors for a while. Neither of them will come cheap, however, as the Nuggets have recently increased their asking price for these players.
(H/T Marc Stein)
The Denver Nuggets have maintained a high asking price for Wilson Chandler and Arron Afflalo.
The Nuggets received two future first round picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers last month for Timofey Mozgov.
The Nuggets are seeking two first rounders for Chandler and a first and second round pick for Afflalo.
The Portland Trail Blazers have been strongly linked to a trade with the Nuggets.
February 19, 2015
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who was traveling back from Las Vegas, was a no-show for Wednesday’s practice.
Nuggets coach Brian Shaw was not happy with the unexcused absence on the first practice following the NBA All-Star Game.
“We had a week off or nine days between games, and you expect everybody to be here,” Shaw said, via The Denver Post. “It disrupts the...
It is no secret that the Denver Nuggets are on the front lines of trade rumors this year, having reportedly been shopping players like Wilson Chandler and Arron Afflalo around, but all that talk means nothing if no team makes an offer or accepts one the Nuggets are asking for. After getting two first round picks for Timofey Mozgov in early January, the Nuggets front office is looking...
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The Denver Nuggets had zero energy Thursday night in a 99-69 loss to Memphis. Coach Brian Shaw is tired of the lack of effort his team has shown throughout the season.
“I don’t feel like we came and competed from the very beginning of the game,” Shaw said, via The Denver Post. “And I wish in these kinds of situations, I’d have more...
Denver, CO – John Wall had 19 points and 16 assists as the visiting Washington Wizards outlasted the reeling Denver Nuggets in overtime 117-115 Sunday night.
The Nuggets looked much better Sunday than they did in their loss to Boston earlier in the weekend, though Washington, playing their second game in 24 hours, matched Denver’s energy throughout the evening. Still, the Nuggets...
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested for driving under the influence on Friday morning, reports Darren McKee of 104.3 The Fan in Denver.
Bummer of a story. Ty Lawson was arrested for a DUI at 1:20am this morning. Details to come
— Darren McKee (@dmac1043) January 23, 2015
So here’s the deal. Ty Lawson was speeding 61 in a 35 in the 3400 block of park ave...
Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler kicks the game off nicely against the visiting San Antonio Spurs. Climbing high to catch an alley-oop pass from Ty Lawson and crushing it down on Tiago Splitter.
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