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Nikola Jokic is a mid-range assassin with an offensive ceiling that keeps climbing

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Via BSN Denver
2 hours ago

Chris Marlowe: ‘This is the most unselfish Nuggets team I have watched in 12 years’

Despite struggles on defense and up-and-down play as of late, the Denver Nuggets are currently the eighth and final seed in the Western Conference playoff picture. Nuggets play-by-play announcer Chris Marlowe joined Gil Whiteley and Whiskey Kate on Mile High Sports Radio to discuss the unselfishness of the team, as well as how the team fares moving forward. Marlowe feels the Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
19 hours ago

Nuggets Kenneth Faried finally finding his basketball comfort zone

More than ever, Kenneth Faried is feeling a lot more like Kenneth Faried. Like he wants to feel. The athletic Nuggets big is more comfortable on the court than at any point in his career. “I know who I am. I love the game,” Fareid said. “I know how to help my team win games, and that’s exactly what I do each and every night.” Faried’s viewpoint about his game has evolved...
Via The Denver Post
20 hours ago

Jusuf Nurkic’s days with the Denver Nuggets may be numbered

Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic may be playing for a other team in the near future. Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the Nuggets are actively working on finding a new home for the big men. Nikola Jokic has clearly taken the reins as the future for this team at the center position, leaving Nurkic with a reduced role and scattered playing time, something the he has voiced his...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

The next 5 games are season defining for the Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets season has been riddled with peaks and valley’s, and as the team progresses on their current upswing, winning three of their last four games, the skew of contests ahead are what could make or break this season. As it stands, the Nuggets sit at 17-24, which is not great by any means, but is good enough to have them in within striking distance of the 8th seed in...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Nuggets' Mudiay apologizes for mocking Gregg Popovich ejection

Denver Nuggets point guard Emmanuel Mudiay had a funny moment during Thursday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, but he ended up apologizing for it later.Popovich was ejected from the game late in the second quarter, and Mudiay was right there working alongside the referee to give Pop the heave-ho: Mudiay was told after the game about his actions getting a lot of attention and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hard-driving Darrell Arthur hopes he’s closing in on return for Denver Nuggets

SAN ANTONIO – Darrell Arthur isn’t into practicing half-speed. It’s just not how the Nuggets veteran forward is wired. But he has a balky left knee to worry about. He has missed 12 games this season because of the knee, including Thursday night’s game at San Antonio. But he could be closing in on a return. He plans on practicing Friday, and then seeing what happens. A determination...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Gregg Popovich goes off on official, gets ejected

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was not happy with the officiating in Thursday night’s game against the Nuggets, and he made sure to let one referee know about it.Popovich was seen yelling at the official on the baseline in the second quarter of the game, as he was visibly upset about a previous call that didn’t go the Spurs’ way. He received a technical foul for arguing, but...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jokic scores 29, Nuggets hold off struggling Lakers 127-121

LOS ANGELES (AP) Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 15 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets withstood a furious late rally by the Los Angeles Lakers to hold on for a 127-121 victory Tuesday night. Denver led by 19 late in the third quarter only to see the Lakers close within one with 1:59 to play. The comeback fell short, however, and Los Angeles lost its fifth consecutive game. Will...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jokic scores career-high 30, Nuggets beat Magic 125-112

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic scored a career-high 30 points, Emmanuel Mudiay dished out a career-best 13 assists and the Denver Nuggets followed up their ''home'' win in London with another at the Pepsi Center, beating the Orlando Magic 125-112 on Monday. Jokic also grabbed 11 rebounds and Kenneth Faried scored 20 points for the Nuggets, who certainly packed their surging offense...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: A Millennial’s letter to Adam Silver

Dear Commissioner Adam Silver, I do not usually immerse myself into press conferences because I am more about the action of the game. But with the hype that came with the Denver Nuggets playing the Indiana Pacers in London, England, the press conference that you had with reporters around the world was too much to ignore. It is fair to say that the reporters were more than prepared...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Nurkic welcomes a trade

Jusuf Nurkic would apparently welcome a move out of Denver. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Saturday that the Nuggets are “openly shopping” the 22-year-old Bosnian big man ahead of the trade deadline. Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post caught up with Nurkic after Denver’s 121-106 loss to Oklahoma City later in the day to ask him about the report. “I have no comment about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets reportedly shopping Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets will be selling at the Feb. 23 trade deadline, and among the players they have made available is third-year center Jusuf Nurkic. ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Nuggets are “openly shopping” the former first-round pick. Stein adds that Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler could also be on the block. Nurkic, the 16th overall pick in 2014...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Malone puts Nuggets on blast: ‘We have the worst defense in the NBA’

Mike Malone is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take this anymore. After a 120-113 loss to the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, the Denver Nuggets head coach bluntly called out his team for an utter lack of defensive effort and veteran leadership. “We have the worst defense in the NBA,” Malone said, per Harrison Wind of BSN Denver. “That is the bottom line. It is embarrassing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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