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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
1 hour 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...
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A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/31/15

On the 31st and final day of August, we remember #31, Amazing Grace Smith, played by Alex English.  Yes the legendary English got to suit-up for a pre-season game in the Fall of 1986, despite being under contract with the Denver Nuggets for the movie Amazing Grace and Chuck.  It's a really cool story about the history behind that experience of English wearing the green and white...
Via Celtics Life
1 day 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari prepares for EuroBasket 2015

The NBA season is still more than a month away from the start of training camp, but Nuggets forward Danilo Galinari is already getting himself in midseason form, readying to play for Italy in the FIBA EuroBasket Championship, which runs Sept. 5-20 across four nations in Europe. Gallinari is excited to represent his team and be back to playing basketball fully healthy. “I can...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson continues to be awesome, writes op-ed for Players’ Tribune

  Every few years the Nuggets sign someone who I come to adore. This player usually isn’t the most talented on the roster — he might not even be in the rotation — but when he plays he always gives it his all and epitomizes what’s truly great about raw, professional competition. In the past this prototype has been manifested through guys like Corey Brewer, Arron Afflalo and...
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson opens up about playing against younger guards

Denver Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson has enjoyed a lengthy NBA career. Nelson will be entering his 12 NBA season this year, which presents some challenges given the influx of dynamic young guards in the league.  Recently, Nelson wrote an article for The Players Tribune explaining his thought process with the league shifting more towards guard play:"I’m now entering a veteran position...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets coach Michael Malone on Ty Lawson trade: 'We felt it was a good move for us'

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone may be new on the job, but he's apparently happy with the moves that have been made this offseason. Malone recently praised the communication between the front office, especially when it came to trading franchise player Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets earlier this summer. Here's what Malone told Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post:  “We...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets release 2015-16 preseason schedule, officially waive Joey Dorsey

  The Nuggets finally released their preseason schedule and just one of their seven games will be played within the friendly confines of Pepsi Center. Denver will host the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 16 in Denver while their other “home” game will take place Oct. 8 at Coors Events Center on the campus of the University of Colorado – Boulder. The Nuggets played a preseason game...
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudiay’s first Pepsi Center game announced

The Denver Nuggets announced the team’s 2015-16 preseason schedule on Tuesday and fans will get their first in-person look at seventh overall draft pick Emmanuel Mudiay on Oct. 8, 2015 against the Chicago Bulls in a game that will be played at Coors Event Center in Boulder, Colo. Mudiay will make his Pepsi Center debut eight days later against the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 16. The Denver...
Via Mile High Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Malone Lauds Communication, Togetherness In Nuggets' Front Office

Mike Malone said he had input on the Denver Nuggets' trade of Ty Lawson. Malone said he continues to work closely with Tim Connelly, (assistant general manager) Arturas Karnisovas and (president) Josh Kroenke. “We’re a team. There’s no separation between church and state,” Malone said. “We’re together, we’re one, we communicate, and I think that’s so important. But...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Who would be the all-time starting five for the Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets have had plenty of talent come and go over the years, but which players would comprise an all-time starting five? Would Carmelo Anthony make the team? How about hometown guard Chauncey Billups?  Kelly Dwyer of Yahoo Sports recently put together his list, which was highlighted by Alex English. The rest of the starting five is listed at Ball Don't Lie:"F: Alex English...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets draft bust Nikoloz Tskitishvili wants to make NBA comeback

Former Denver Nuggets forward Nikoloz Tskitishvili hasn't played in the NBA since 2006, but he wants to make a comeback. Tskitishvili, now 32 years old, was the 5th overall selection in the 2002 draft by the Nuggets. He's considered to be one of the biggest draft busts of all-time, as he played less than 2,000 minutes in his NBA career, shooting 30.4 percent from the field in the...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried: There will be a female head coach in the NBA

    The San Antonio Spurs made history last summer when they hired former WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. The Sacramento Kings followed suit a few weeks ago, announcing that they have added Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lierberman to their coaching staff. Will there be a female head coach in the NBA at some point down the line? Kenneth Faried thinks there will...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jameer Nelson to hold week-long team workout in Philadelphia

General manager and executive vice president of basketball operations, Tim Connelly went on Mile High Sports Radio with Gil Whiteley to discuss the Nuggets offseason, their needs at shooting and gave some intel on a week-long “workout” veteran guard Jammer Nelson is holding in Philadelphia for the entire roster. Nelson, a native of Chester, Pennsylvania, signed a new free...
Via BSN Denver
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Darrell Arthur and Will Barton Grades

Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Darrell Arthur Contract: Two seasons, 5.82 million (player option) Arthur is likely to be the Denver Nuggets’ fourth big man after Kenneth Faried, Jusuf Nurkic and J.J. Hickson and play 15-20 minuets per game like he has for the Nuggets for two seasons (17.1 and 17), but there are...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Five “crystal ball” Nuggets games to watch

Most national pundits see this as a rebuilding year for the Nuggets, who might fight for an eight seed at best in the Western Conference. We’re a bit more optimistic, and think the Nuggets could surprise some people. Still, the Nuggets real hope is for the not-so-distant future. With the NBA schedule finally released, we examine five games that will give a better look at how the...
Via Mile High Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Faried relishes chance to take a leadership role

Since being drafted in the 2011 NBA , Kenneth Faried has been a constant source of energy and exuberance in the Nuggets lineup. His aggressive style of play and high energy on both ends of the court made him a fan favorite and earned him the nickname “Manimal.” In his four years in the league, Faried has become of the best rebounders and high-flyer when it comes to dunks. On...
Via Mile High Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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