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Nuggets hit the pool for some aquacise

It’s an exercise fad popular with octogenarians and anyone who’s suffered a hip replacement (sometimes one in the same). It’s cool (literally). It’s low-impact (some might say no-impact). And it’s the latest craze with the Denver Nuggets. It’s aquacise! (Water aerobics, for those who prefer “table tennis” to “ping pong.”) The Denver Nuggets hit the pool for some...
Via Mile High Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson: This is a chance to get a championship ring

Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson hasn't been close to a championship in the past, but he's expecting that to change with his new team. Lawson never advanced past the second round in six seasons with the Denver Nuggets, but he sounds hopeful that joining James Harden and Dwight Howard will do the trick.  Here's what Lawson told Marc Berman of FOX Houston 26:  “I feel like...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Nuggets mascot tackles, stands over youth football player

During halftime of a preseason game between the Arizona Cardinals and Denver Broncos, the mascots of local Colorado sports teams challenged a group of youth football players. But the Denver Nuggets’ character, Rocky, might have taken an opportunity to make a tackle a little too seriously. Don't do it, Rocky! Don't do it! http://t.co/Kkr7Ybhfmm pic.twitter.com/y2WYsdzV2n —...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nuggets mascot levels kid, taunts him

We all know that mascots are annoying as heck, right? They constantly pester the fans and flirt with the cheerleaders, while cheering on the team. They sometimes take things just a little too far. During Thursday night’s Denver Broncos and Arizona Cardinals preseason game, the Broncos hosted a little league football game during halftime. That is when Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets take another step toward regular season

The Denver Nuggets don’t play a meaningful game until October 28 when they go visit their old buddy Ty Lawson down in Houston. But that doesn’t mean preparations haven’t already begun for the 2015-16 campaign. Even if that includes behind the scenes stuff getting accomplished, it’s all things that need to be taken care of at some point. The Nuggets did a lot of that earlier...
Via Mile High Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Denver Nuggets’ mascot Rocky terrorize little children for infringing upon his feline domain

  Anyone who follows sports is well aware: Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot, is the best in the game. He’s the LeBron James of grown men wearing cartoon-inspired, full-body suits; the Jordan Spieth of no-look, half-court, overhead bank-shots; the Peyton Manning of… tackling innocent children with the celerity of a freight train??? Yes, apparently Rocky has a competitive edge...
Via BSN Denver
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Mascot Drills and Taunts Young Kid (Video)

Youth football has undergone a transformation in recent years due to the increased awareness surrounding concussions. Some parents have made the decision to keep their kids off the field, while those that do let their children play are doing so with an increased eye on safety.  While there are risks any time a player steps on the field, no parent expects their child to get leveled...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson told James Harden to 'get him to Houston' even before trade with Nuggets

As the last couple of years have shown, NBA players aren't afraid to map out their futures, even when they are under contract with a different team. That was the case with former Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who may have seen the writing on the wall when the Nuggets selected another point guard in Emmanuel Mudiay in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft. According to a...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton’s return to the Nuggets is family business thanks to the Connelly brothers

  When the Denver Nuggets traded the deeply revered Arron Afflalo to Portland in exchange for Will Barton, Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver and a protected 2016 first-round draft pick, the deadline deal was looked at as another step in Denver’s ongoing rebuild. Soon after the deal became official Robinson and Claver were waived, leaving Barton as the lone wolf left from the Portland...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Six exclusive nuggets from Emmanuel Mudiay

The Denver Nuggets ditched Ty Lawson this offseason for a much more mature point guard — who’s only 19 years old. Emmanuel Mudiay has impressed everyone in town so far from his conference call on draft night to presser here in Denver. The kid says all the right things, is damn good at basketball and is an incredibly refreshing change of pace from the troubled Lawson who had a...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari goes for 32 at EuroBasket 2015

  EuroBasket 2015 is underway and one of the many players from the Denver Nuggets organization is already making headlines. Several days back Danilo Gallinari had an excellent outing versus Russia, scoring 32 points and hauling down 10 rebounds, all while going 19-21 from the free-throw line. Gallinari looked in top shape and appeared to be making a more conscious effort to score...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did the Nuggets improve their image this offseason?

The Denver Nuggets have missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons, and watching former Nugget Andre Iguodala win the Finals MVP this year may have twisted the knife a bit. The Nuggets have had a difficult time managing salaries and attracting big name free agents lately, but this offseason could prove to be a step in the right direction in improving the image of the team...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo's number expected to be retired by Nuggets soon

Former Denver Nuggets center Dikembe Mutombo will be immortalized in the Basketball Hall of Fame later on this month.Mutombo, who spent the first five years of his career with the Denver Nuggets and led the team to one of the most notable playoff upsets of all-time against the Seattle Sonics during the 1993-94 season, is expected to have his number retired by the Nuggets at some...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried says he has 'high expectations' for Emmanuel Mudiay

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried, by default, is one of the veteran leaders of the Nuggets, despite only being in the league for four years.  Given his long-term contract, Faried also appears to be one of Denver's building blocks for the future, alongside rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay. With that in mind, Faried recently opened up to Rappler.com about what he expects to...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Top Ten best plays from 2014-15 season

As the Denver Nuggets look to rebuild in the Western Conference, they have one of the most intriguing teams in the upcoming season in the association. Last season, the Nuggets had a line-up that included Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, and Jusuf Nurkic along with adding rookie Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver has some promising talent to compete in the West. Check out some of their best...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Danilo Gallinari be on the trading block come midwinter?

  This past week a Nuggets-related article by Jesus Gomez of SBNation.com caused somewhat of a stir across social media. It was titled, “Danilo Gallinari can be the Nuggets’ best player or greatest trade chip” and as you might have guessed is essentially about how valuable Gallinari is seen by not only the Nuggets but other teams around the NBA as well. Below is the crux of...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay does impressive reverse slam dunk in Instagram video

As the Denver Nuggets look forward to the upcoming season, rookie Emmanuel Mudiay looks to play an important role in getting the team back into the Western Conference playoffs. Earlier today, Mudiay’s Instagram account posted a video of him throwing down an reverse slam dunk that was pretty incredible: Just another to grind peeps! Have a blessed day! ❤️ A video posted...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson voted second best newcomer by ESPN amidst reportedly successful rehab stint

  Ty Lawson has (or perhaps, had) lots of troubles off the court. Recently those troubles reached a fever pitch when he was court-ordered to attend rehab. Now, after a month of treatment, Lawson is reportedly improving at a very satisfactory rate according to TMZ.com: Some more good news for embattled NBA star Ty Lawson … who just got some dap from the judge presiding over his...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried '100 percent believes' Nuggets can make playoffs

Can Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried lead his team back to the postseason?The Nuggets went to the postseason in each of Faried's first two years in the league, and he sounds confident the Nuggets can get back there once again.Denver has missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons amid injuries and roster turnover, but the 6-foot-8 power forward told Rappler.com that...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried hopes he is winning All-Star votes in the Philippines

Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried may have a hard time making the All-Star team in a loaded Western Conference, but he's doing a fine job recruiting new fans this offseason.Faried is one of the many NBA players to serve as an ambassador for the league this offseason. The 6-foot-8 forward traveled to the Philippines, but didn't see a whole lot of Faried jerseys floating around...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets add Navy SEAL training to offseason

The Denver Nuggets play their home games in one of the most difficult environments in pro sports. Playing in the thin air of the Mile High City tends to wear opponents down and for years has been a distinct home court advantage for the Nuggets. This offseason the Nuggets took a different approach to getting in premium condition to play at 5,280 feet above sea level. As training camp...
Via Mile High Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson talks “Dig Deep Week” with Nuggets.com

  As has already been established here at BSNDenver.com and elsewhere across the Nuggets Nation, Jameer Nelson is one coot cat. Not only is he an All-Star and general on the floor, but he’s also one of the best teammates and all-around good people in the NBA. This past week Nelson flew almost the entire Nuggets organization to his hometown of Philadelphia, PA, for a week-long...
Via BSN Denver
7 days ago  |  Discuss

How can Nikola Jokic help the Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets are going through what appears to be a rebuilding period. After trading star point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets, the Nuggets will need other players to step up, both in the backcourt and the frontcourt.One of the young players expected to make a contribution is Nikola Jokic, who was the 41st pick in the 2014 draft. Here's Dakota Schmidt at BBallBreakdown...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the Nuggets trade Danilo Gallinari this season?

The Denver Nuggets raised some eyebrows this season when they gave Danilo Gallinari a two-year, $34 million contract extension, but by locking in Gallinari, they likely increased his trade value.  With the cap jumping up in the next few years, Gallinari's deal should be much friendlier going forward. While there are restrictions on when the Nuggets can trade the talented forward...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nuggets were put through an offseason workout by a Navy SEAL

The Denver Nuggets play in one of the most difficult imaginable environments. The thin air of the Mile High City tends to wear you down pretty quick, and it's been a huge home court advantage for the Nuggets for years and years. With that in mind, the Nuggets are taking steps as a team to be able to handle that pressure and be in premium shape.Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson,...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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