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Nuggets assistant coach Chris Fleming on his way to the Brooklyn Nets

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Nuggets will now have to join the search for an assistant coach with Chris Fleming joining the staff of newly hired head coach of...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours ago

With Chris Fleming out, the door for Chauncey Billups opens on the Nuggets bench

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Denver Nuggets assistant coach Chris Fleming will be departing the Mile High City to take a coaching opportunity with the Brooklyn Nets, according...
Via Mile High Sports
3 hours ago

Where are they now? Former Nuggets in the Conference Finals

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Down to the final four, Nuggets fans may recognize some familiar faces. There are seven former Nuggets that now play for the Thunder, Warriors...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

NBA Draft Big Board 3.0: Taking stock of the 2016 international class & the Nuggets draft-and-stash potential

  With a roster full of youth and the organization’s desire to keep taking steps forward in their rebuilding effort, it’s hard to envision the Nuggets making all three of the selections they currently hold in the first round of next month’s draft. If they stand pat and don’t make a trade to move up in the lottery or to acquire a rumored star, they have choices of how to...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Josh Scott works out for Nuggets, shift focus towards NBA

  DENVER — After an illustrious career at the University of Colorado, Josh Scott is ready for what’s next. Scott, who grew up in Colorado Springs and played college ball up the road in Boulder, worked out in front of Nuggets executives and coaches Friday morning at the team’s first pre-draft workout of the summer. “It’s kind of surreal,” Scott said of donning the jersey...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago

BSN Nuggets Podcast: Nuggets can fill their No.1 need at 7

  Harrison Wind and Adam Kinney discussed the Nuggets and their run of lottery misery, how Denver will probably not make all three of the first round selections they currently hold and throw out some names of who Denver should target if they stay at No. 7. They also touch on Warriors-Thunder, which looks like it could be an all-time great series, and Cavs-Raptors, which is hard...
Via BSN Denver
5 days ago

2016 Offseason Preview: Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets were amongst the unhealthiest teams in the entire NBA, with several key players missing large chunks of the season. Wilson Chandler missed the entire year, Danilo Gallinari missed the majority of the second half, and Jusuf Nurkic missed most of the year. Even rookie Emmanuel Mudiay missed 14 games due to injury. One upside to the injuries, if you want to spin...
Via RealGM - NBA
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Nuggets miss postseason for a 3rd straight year

DENVER (AP) A little quirky trivia: The Denver Nuggets were the only team this season to beat both Golden State and San Antonio. Mention that particular detail to Kenneth Faried and his reply is straightforward. ''Even nicer to be in the playoffs and play against them,'' the high-flying forward said. Alas, the Nuggets (33-49) are sitting out the postseason for a third straight...
Via Associated Press
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

April Autopsy: Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets might not have the same upside the Minnesota Timberwolves possess, but they join the T-Wolves as a non-playoff organization which died a very good death in 2016. Most of the non-playoff organizations in the NBA — not to mention their fans — cannot be very happy right now. The Sixers, Nets, Lakers, Pelicans, Wizards, Knicks, Kings, and Bulls (assuming they...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Nuggets first round pick since Dikembe Mutombo

The Denver Nuggets have made 22 first round selections since they tabbed Dikembe Mutombo with the fourth overall pick in 1991. How many picks can you name?
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Building The Nuggets' Frontcourt Around Nikola Jokic

The Denver Nuggets' ‘transition' season was earmarked for developing a young talent into a foundational piece. To Denver's delight, that's exactly what happened. It just hasn't been the player any of us of expected. Emmanuel Mudiay and Jusuf Nurkic were supposed to be the candidates to headline the Nuggets' next era of competitive basketball. Mudiay was drafted seventh overall...
Via RealGM - NBA
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign forward Axel Toupane to multiyear deal

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multiyear deal with Axel Toupane after seeing enough of the forward through a pair of 10-day contracts. Toupane (pronounced tu-PON) is averaging 3.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 11 appearances for the Nuggets this season. Before joining Denver, the 23-year-old native of France suited up in 32 games for the Toronto 905 of the NBA D...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Nuggets Looking for Golden Lining

With 10 games to go, the Denver Nuggets are all but eliminated from playoff contention. They trail the eighth-seed Houston Rockets and ninth-seed Utah Jazz by 5 games after a rough road trip, but this has been anything but a lost season for the Nuggets. On Tuesday night, the Philadelphia 76ers held a five-point lead over the Nuggets with less than two minutes left on the clock...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Nuggets’ Emmanuel Mudiay hits crazy half-court buzzer-beater to sink Sixers

The NCAA Tournament was off on Wednesday, but the Denver Nuggets’ Emmanuel Mudiay brought some March Madness “ONIONS!” action to the NBA. With the Nuggets trailing 103-101 to the Philadelphia 76ers at Pepsi Center, Mudiay hit this incredible game-winning shot from the half-court logo, to barely beat the buzzer: Let’s break down how crazy that shot was with screenshot help...
Via The Comeback
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emmanuel Mudiay sinks 76ers with crazy buzzer-beater

Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay made sure his team wouldn’t suffer an embarrassing loss to the awful Sixers. Mudiay brought the ball up the court with just a few seconds remaining in the game, and the Nuggets trailing by two. He tried to do a crossover move to buy himself some space to shoot but nearly lost the ball. No problem. Mudiay recovered, picked up the ball near...
Via The Sports Daily
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Mudiay's buzzer-beater gives Nuggets 104-103 win over 76ers

DENVER (AP) Emmanuel Mudiay made a 35-footer at the buzzer to finish with 27 points and give the Denver Nuggets a 104-103 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Mudiay, who also had 11 rebounds, was sandwiched between two defenders and nearly lost the ball before regaining control and launching the game-winning shot. Nikola Jokic and Gary Harris added 18 points...
Via Associated Press
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Box score has Kenneth Faried sitting out with ‘low sack soreness’

Denver Nuggets power forward sat out a recent game due to a nagging back issue. But that’s not what the box score would have you believe. In fact, due to a comically epic typographical error, Faried’s issue is a bit more awkward. And possibly more painful. Yep, the box score — perhaps from Monday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers (although Faried has missed Denver’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: New DJ in Town

The Denver Nuggets are in the rebuilding process after parting ways with Ty Lawson (which has worked wonderfully in their favor) and drafting their new starting point guard, Emmanuel Mudiay, in last year’s draft. It is safe to say that the Nuggets are hoping he becomes a star in the years to come, similar to how Stephen Curry and Damian Lillard have done over the past couple of...
Via isportsweb.com
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari will reportedly miss a month with torn ankle ligaments

As Alice in Chains once so eloquently put it, “Here they come to snuff the Rooster.” According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Sunday, Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is expected to miss a month of action after tearing two ligaments in his right ankle. Though Denver is just 23-37 this season, Gallinari had been having a career year with 19.5 points per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Nikola Jokic: The Center Of Attention

This time last year, the Denver Nuggets were in the midst of unveiling a prized asset at the center position named Jusuf Nurkic. People went nuts for Nurkic, (also known as the Bosnian Bear), and to his credit, he looked pretty good. It would appear as though it's that time of year again because there is yet another center emerging on the Denver Nuggets. Nikola Jokic has arrived...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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