NUGGETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The Nuggets added two more potential power forwards on draft night. How is Denver going to handle the crowded position?

When the Nuggets officially introduced two more players standing just below 7 feet tall at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday, a murky frontcourt picture became even more clouded. This much is clear as the NBA flips to a new calendar with the start of free agency at 10:01 p.m. MDT Friday: Denver has a logjam at several positions, especially at power forward. Add in that the Nuggets...
Via The Denver Post
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WATCH: Jeff Morton one-on-one with Monte Morris

Jeff Morton of 5280 Sports Network talks with Nuggets second-round pick, Monte Morris, one of the more interesting picks the Nuggets made last week. Some see him as a steal at pick 51. Find out why people are sleeping on his scoring ability, already practicing with Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley, and his thoughts on the upcoming summer league. The post WATCH: Jeff Morton one-on-one...
Via Mile High Sports
8 hours ago

Rockets reportedly a serious threat to sign Chris Paul

Chris Paul will be a man in demand this summer, and the Houston Rockets are the latest team vying for his services.ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Tuesday night that the Rockets are a serious threat to sign CP3. Apparently Houston’s James Harden has been recruiting Paul. Paul has been with the Clippers for the past six seasons after spending the first six of his career with New...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

As Connelly’s demeanor gets overly dissected, Nuggets’ summer still alluring

A few days after the fact, Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly appeared to be in better spirits. Let’s hope his good mood continues through July. “Maybe I should’ve eaten dinner,” Connelly said with a smile on Tuesday afternoon while meeting with the local media. The man in charge of assembling the Nuggets roster was hit with some surprising, but fair...
Via Mile High Sports
20 hours ago

Trey Lyles looking for a “fresh start” with Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets selected three players and introduced two of them Tuesday at Pepsi Center, but one versatile four-man, who Denver acquired in a draft night trade with Utah, comes to town with two years of service and ready to contribute from day one. Trey Lyles, who was sent to Denver after two up-and-down seasons with the Jazz when the Nuggets traded back from 13th to 24th overall...
Via BSN Denver
20 hours ago

Tyler Lydon is already at home in Colorado. Now he’s trying to prove he’s the right fit for the Nuggets.

Long before he was drafted by the Nuggets, Tyler Lydon and his family had their sights set on Colorado. “This is an area we’ve always talked about visiting,” said Zach Lydon, the older brother of the Nuggets’ newest first-round draft pick. “We talked about coming out for maybe a weekend and going hunting and fishing out here. It is amazing that he ended up landing in a...
Via The Denver Post
22 hours ago

Nuggets notebook: Jamal Murray progressing well; Michael Malone’s option picked up

Jamal Murray played in a two-on-two game Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair core-related injuries in April, Nuggets vice president of basketball operations Tim Connelly said. Murray, who backed up both guard spots last season, played through two sports hernias last season while being Denver’s only player to participate in all 82 games. He was named to...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Denver Nuggets welcome Lyles, Lydon and Morris

During the highly anticipated 2017 NBA Draft, which took place last Thursday night, the Denver Nuggets took a unique approach. They drafted three players – Tyler Lydon out of Syracuse, Monte Morris of Iowa State and Slovenian player Vlatko Cancar from Mega Leks – and traded to get another, Trey Lyles from the Utah Jazz. Denver made things official Tuesday afternoon with the introduction...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Nuggets pick up option on Michael Malone’s contract

  According to Altitude’s Christopher Dempsey, the Nuggets have exercised an option in head coach Michael Malone’s contract, keeping him under salary through the 2018-19 season. Malone was hired by the Nuggets prior to the 2015-16 season after a short-lived stint in Sacramento and reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with Denver. The Queens, New York native just wrapped up...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

2017 NBA Awards: Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic finishes second in Most Improved Player voting

Nikola Jokic finished second in the NBA’s Most Improved Player voting, the league announced Monday. Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo won the award going away with 80 first-place votes. Jokic was second with 14 first-place votes while Utah’s Rudy Gobert finished a distant third. Jokic, 22, exploded onto the NBA landscape in his sophomore season, averaging 16.7 points and 9...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago

Nuggets reportedly interested in pursuing Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap

The Denver Nuggets seem intent on adding a power forward one way or another this offseason.ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes report on Sunday that the Nuggets are hoping to “crash the list of suitors” for unrestricted free agents Blake Griffin and Paul Millsap.The need is certainly there — Nikola Jokic and Mason Plumlee are both natural centers, and Kenneth Faried, one of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs, Pacers talking three-team George trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers do not currently have the draft capital that the Indiana Pacers would be seeking in a trade for Paul George, but the two sides have reportedly discussed the possibility of getting a third team involved.According to Marc Stein and Chris Haynes of ESPN, the Cavs, Pacers and Denver Nuggets have discussed a potential three-team trade that would send George to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: 2017 NBA Draft grades

Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

NBA Draft 2017: 5 draft options for the Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets found themselves in a lose-lose situation at the end of the 2016-2017 season. The Nuggets were in position to take the final playoff spot in the west until the streaking Portland Trailblazers jumped them in the last few weeks of the season. Not only did the Nuggets lose out on the playoffs, but they also left themselves a less than one percent chance to receive...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

6-foot-11 Nikola Jokic Is Out Here Flipping Massive Truck Tires

Nikola Jokic has done a lot to transform his body since he arrived in Denver weighing almost 300 pounds in 2014. He stopped guzzling a river's-worth of Coke every day. He cut candy from his diet altogether. With guidance from Nuggets strength and conditioning coach Steve Hess, he completely revamped the rest of his diet. And he dedicated himself to putting in the necessary hours...
Via Stack
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NBA Offseason Preview: Denver Nuggets

It has now been four seasons since the Denver Nuggets last made the postseason, but that drought seems poised to end soon after a surprising 16-17. Denver finished one game behind the Portland Trail Blazers for a playoff spot, as they took the race down to the final days of the season. With young talent in place at several positions and good cap flexibility, the Nuggets might not...
Via RealGM - NBA
May 29, 2017  |  Discuss

What does the future hold for the Denver Nuggets?

After another season below the playoff cut-line, the Denver Nuggets find themselves in an all to familiar situation entering the offseason. The Nuggets haven’t seen playoff basketball since the 2012-2013 season in which they failed to make it out of the first round. In fact, the Nuggets haven’t made it out of the first round of the playoffs since Carmelo Anthony led them to the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2017  |  Discuss

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
April 12, 2017  |  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
April 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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