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Mutombo rocks Nuggets throwback in Africa

The first-ever NBA exhibition game in Africa was held on Saturday, with the Nuggets getting representation from players past and present. The crowd roared early and often at Ellis Park Arena in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, as the exhibition game pitted “Team World,” led by Chris Paul, against the home team, “Team Africa,” led by Luol Deng. In the second quarter of...
Via Mile High Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson trade analysis: Addressing Denver’s overcrowded roster

  The Ty Lawson saga that unfolded over the last few months has been well documented at BSNDenver.com. From his first few DUIs to his numerous Instagram snafus all the way to his rehab assignment in California — we’ve seen and covered it all. And while I’ve expounded greatly on how the Nuggets got fleeced when ultimately trading Lawson to Houston, I’ve yet to actually sit...
Via BSN Denver
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets waive Kostas Papanikolaou, Joey Dorsey

  Several of the proverbial chips have fallen with regards to the Denver Nuggets’ final 15-man roster. According to David Pick the Nuggets have officially waived Kostas Papanikolaou and Joey Dorsey, both of whom were acquired from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Ty Lawson. Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou, source said. His $4.7 million deal is non-guaranteed...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton signs 3-year, $11 million deal with Nuggets

Will Barton was one of the players the Nuggets acquired in the midseason deal that sent Arron Afflalo to the Blazers, and he performed well enough in his 30 appearances in Denver that the team saw fit to re-sign him.Nate Timmons of Denver Stiffs reports that it's a three-year deal, and Basketball Insiders has the contract worth $11 million in total.Barton averaged a career-best 11...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Barton, Nuggets Agree Upon Three-Year, $10.6M Deal

Will Barton has signed a three-year, $10.6 million deal with the Denver Nuggets. Barton appeared in 28 games with the Nuggets following his trade from the Portland Trail Blazers. Barton averaged 11 points a game for the Nuggets in 24.4 minutes per contest. He shot 44% from the field and 28% from three point land for Denver.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Nikola Jokić to multi-year contract

The Denver Nuggets have announced that the team has signed center Nikola Jokić to a multi-year deal. Nuggets General Manager Tim Connelly made the announcement on Tuesday morning. Following a rather dismal year for the Nuggets, Jokić will be bringing a lot to the table this upcoming season. For the past three years, Jokić has been playing for KK Mega Vizura of the Adriatic League...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign 2nd-round pick Jokic

DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets have signed 20-year-old Serbian center Nikola Jokic to a multi-year contract. Jokic, a second-round draft pick, has spent the last three years playing for KK Mega Vizura of the Adriatic League. In five starts for the Nuggets summer league team, the 6-foot-10, 250-pound center averaged 8 points. 6.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 blocks in 21 minutes per game.
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign Will Barton to new deal

After extending the likes of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari, the Nuggets continue to lock up their own players they see playing a role in the future of the franchise. Thursday it was Will Barton’s turn to put the pen to paper. Signed on the dotted line! Thanks GOD #PTF @denvernuggets https://t.co/xEEIa0B1qB — Will Barton (@WillTheThrillB5) July 23, 2015 According to the...
Via Mile High Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets propagating an impressive culture

  After the Denver Nuggets re-signed and re-structured the contracts of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari I took to social media to see how those transactions were viewed across what I like to call “Basketball Twitter.” Most of what I saw were pundits wondering exactly what the Nuggets were doing and re-calling how this franchise is still stuck in the mud of the last two...
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets could smell alcohol on Ty Lawson at practice

Ty Lawson was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the Houston Rockets last week, and now the stories about the severity of his alcohol issues are coming to light. Lawson was popped for a DUI last week, making it two DUI arrests for him this year alone. He entered a 30-day rehab program that will...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson to enter rehab following DUI arrest

Earlier this week, Ty Lawson was arrested for the second time this year on charges of driving while under the influence. During a hearing on Friday, Lawson’s attorney said the Nuggets guard will enter a treatment program in Malibu. “We will be handling the personal needs of the defendant,” said Lawson’s lawyer via ESPN, Harvey...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ty Lawson arrested for DUI again

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested for driving while under the influence in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. TMZ reports that Lawson was pulled over for speeding when California Highway Patrol officers suspected he had been drinking. The 27-year-old was asked to go through some field sobriety tests, which he apparently did not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Sign Wilson Chandler to Four-Year Extension

All the pre-draft talk about pretty much every member of the Denver Nuggets being up for sale has subsided. While Ty Lawson may very well find himself moved, it looks like the team is going to be kept together for first-year head coach Michael Malone. Denver took that idea to a new level on Saturday be signing forward Wilson Chandler to a four-year, $46 million extension. Denver...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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