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2017 NBA Draft capsule: OG Anunoby’s defensive upside fits Nuggets’ needs

  Ogugua “OG” Anunoby is the embodiment of a high-risk, high-reward selection. He has the potential to be a top-flight defender at the NBA level who also has three-point shooting and elite athleticism in his skill-set. The only big issue with Anunoby is that he’s coming off a knee injury that required surgery and abruptly ended his sophomore season at the University of Indiana...
Via BSN Denver
16 hours ago

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray to undergo surgery Thursday for “couple of injuries”

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray will have surgery Thursday to address a “couple of injuries,” general manager Tim Connelly said during a radio appearance on Altitude 950 AM on Wednesday afternoon. Murray, who averaged 9.9 points during his rookie season, played part of the season with a sports hernia. Connelly didn’t reveal the issues the guard’s surgery would address. Murray...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Nuggets’ Jamal Murray to undergo surgery Thursday

  DENVER — Nuggets’ general manager Tim Connelly, in an appearance on Altitude Radio, said point guard Jamal Murray will undergo surgery on Thursday morning. Murray, 20, averaged 9.9 points on 40.4 percent shooting from the field and 33.4 percent from three, to go with 2.1 rebounds, and 2.6 assists during his rookie season. The No. 7 overall pick in the 2016 draft saw action...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Jamal Murray to undergo surgery Thursday

  DENVER — Nuggets’ general manager Tim Connelly, in an appearance on Altitude Radio, said point guard Jamal Murray will undergo surgery Thursday. Murray, 20, averaged 9.9 points on 40.4 percent shooting from the field and 33.4 percent from three, to go with 2.1 rebounds, and 2.6 assists during his rookie season. The No. 7 overall pick in the 2016 draft saw action in all 82...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Denver Nuggets: The Best And Wildest Options In Free Agency

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Denver Nuggets Should Re-Sign Danilo Gallinari

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Danilo Gallinari says he wants to re-sign with Nuggets

Danilo Gallinari is hoping to come to roost in Denver once again this summer.In a recent interview with BlitzTV, Gallinari said that he would very much like to re-sign with the Nuggets this offseason.“The relationship between me, the city and the organization is great,” said the Italian forward, per Sportando. “This is the reason why I would love to reach an agreement to remain...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steph Curry dropped by Denver North to challenge Vikings in an epic game of H-O-R-S-E

While in the Mile High City for a game against the Nuggets in February, Golden State star Steph Curry dropped by Denver North to play an epic game of H-O-R-S-E with Vikings basketball players. In the a video posted by GQ, Curry walked into the gym nonchalantly and challenged five Vikings players to the shooting game, only instead of spelling H-O-R-S-E, they played to S-E-S-Q-U...
Via The Denver Post
9 days ago

Report: Jamal Murray played all 82 games through sports hernia

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray likely won’t be getting many votes for Rookie of the Year, but what he apparently fought through this season was nothing short of astounding.Nuggets insider Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reported on Thursday that Murray played in all 82 games this year through a sports hernia. The 20-year-old Murray finished the season with 9.9 points, 2.6 rebounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Emmanuel Mudiay Reignites an Important Debate

Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

Mark Cuban says Adam Silver wouldn’t honor Tony Romo’s Mavs contract

Tony Romo had a good time warming up with the Dallas Mavericks before Tuesday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, but Mavs owner Mark Cuban wanted Romo to play in the actual game. NBA commissioner Adam Silver nixed the idea. From ESPN: When he approached NBA commissioner Adam Silver with the idea, Cuban said, “I told him what I was going to do and said, ‘Fine me if you don...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets official blasts Mavs over Tony Romo suiting up

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will be in uniform and participate in pre-game activities as the Dallas Mavericks close up their season Tuesday night.It’s the Mavericks’ way of paying homage to one of the most popular sports figures in Dallas after Romo himself “retired” from the NFL earlier in the month.While it does seem to be a tremendous show of respect, there...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jusuf Nurkic speaks out on losing starting job to Nikola Jokic in Denver

Less than two months after being traded by the Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic is opening up about the end of his Denver days.In an interview with NBA.com’s David Aldridge that ran on Monday, Nurkic spoke on a variety of topics, including losing his starting job to Nikola Jokic.“Like I say, I’m totally fine,” said Nurkic. “The coach have decision, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA admits officiating mistake in Nuggets/Pelicans game, may have playoff implications

In their quest for the eighth and final NBA playoff spot, the Denver Nuggets benefited from a bad call. In fact, in the latest “Last two minute report,” the NBA admitted the key mistake.Late in the game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Nuggets were nursing a two-point lead. New Orleans’ Solomon Hill knocked the ball away from Danilo Galinari as Denver’s guard was bringing...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Williams ruined Mason Plumlee’s life with this ridiculous putback dunk

Even the Denver Nuggets’ bench couldn’t contain their reaction at this one.Troy Williams, playing in just his second game with the Rockets, went airborne off a James Harden miss during the third quarter of Wednesday’s game against Denver and dunked the ball right on Mason Plumlee’s frickin’ head. Holy moly.I don’t know what’s better: the dunk or Nene’s reaction.Now...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Denver Nuggets Star Nikola Jokic Lost 36 Pounds of Fat and Gained 6 Pounds of Muscle

When the Denver Nuggets drafted an unknown Serbian big man named Nikola Jokic with the 41st pick of the 2014 NBA Draft, most fans never noticed. In fact, we guarantee they didn't, because instead of showing the pick being announced or having their analysts talk about it, ESPN aired a Taco Bell commercial. As unfortunate as that was for Jokic, who won't ever be able to go back...
Via Stack
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis vs. Nikola Jokic: A comparison

As the New York Knicks (28-47) and the Denver Nuggets (35-39) sit outside the NBA playoff picture in their respective conferences, they look to the future. Lo, there are bright spots for each franchise in their franchise cornerstone big men: the Knicks’ Kristaps “Man of a Thousand Nicknames” Porzingis from Latvia and the Nuggets’ Nikola “The Joker” Jokic from Serbia....
Via The Sports Quotient
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan wears burned LeBron James jersey to Cavs-Nuggets game

An NBA fan who perhaps once harbored a grudge over LeBron James’ desertion from the Cleveland Cavaliers curiously wore a partially burned James jersey at Wednesday's game.The fan received some air time on the Jumbotron during the Cavs’ visit to Pepsi Center Wednesday night for a showdown with the Denver Nuggets.What made the fan’s choice of attire so perplexing, though, was...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Why Nuggets are a dark horse to win NBA title

The Denver Nuggets are trying to hang onto the West’s No. 8 seed with less than a month remaining in the regular season. If they succeed, the Nuggets will be a difficult matchup for any team in the playoffs, including the Golden State Warriors. Michael Malone’s team handed the reigning Western Conference champions a 22-point loss last month and beat them at their own game by...
Via The Sports Daily
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss
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