Denver Nuggets thinking playoffs with blend of youth, veterans
The Denver Nuggets announced Monday they will retire former center Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 at their home opener against the Portland Trail Blazers on Oct. 29: Mutombo, 50, played his first five seasons in Denver after being taken fourth overall in the 1991 NBA draft. Show More Summary
With just under three seconds remaining in the NBA's March 23 contest involving the Philadelphia 76ers, Emmanuel Mudiay had already recorded 24 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for the Denver Nuggets. It was the point guard's strong...Show More Summary
Twenty years ago, Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf refused to stand for the “Star-Spangled Banner”, and says he understands what Colin Kaepernick is going through during his own protest today. The post Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Believes He Was Blackballed for Refusing to Stand for U.S. Flag appeared first on SLAMonline.
'Before Colin Kaepernick, there was Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. In 1996, the Denver Nuggets guard said that on principle he could not stand for the national anthem because the flag in many countries represents "oppression and tyranny." He was fined, suspended, attacked, and yet we will hear on this week's podcast why he has no regrets. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets sent big man Joffrey Lauvergne to the OKC Thunder, in exchange for two protected 2017 second round draft picks, it was announced Tuesday. News: Thunder acquires forward The post Nuggets Trade Joffrey Lauvergne to OKC for Two Picks appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Tuesday they traded two protected second-round draft picks in 2017 to the Denver Nuggets for Joffrey Lauvergne. The 24-year-old Frenchman tweeted about the deal: After a largely nondescript rookie season in the Mile High City, Lauvergne became a solid bench player for the Nuggets in 2015-16. Show More Summary
The Pacers signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress today. Stone is a 6-6 guard that is a three-year veteran of the NBA, spending time with both the Denver Nuggets and the Toronto Raptors. He has NBA career averages of 1.3 points and 1.1 assists per game. He also played in the D-League, where he averaged 4.7 [...]
Photo by BlacktipH The Denver Nuggets basketball player caught this 350-pound grouper while shooting a segment for the online show, "BlacktipH." It’s ball on the hard court, but goliath on blue water for Denver Nuggets basketball player...Show More Summary
Denver became a League Pass delight to true aficionados last year, but can Michael Malone's group actually push for the postseason this season? Our offseason team-by-team podcast series rolls right along with the Denver Nuggets, who never seem to get enough attention nationally or locally if you ask their fans. Show More Summary
Team USA remains undefeated at the Rio Olympics, but they’ve had to sweat out their last three victories and opponents are gaining confidence against the Americans. Denver Nuggets big man The post Nikola Jokic on Team USA: ‘They Can Get Beat’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Oklahoma City Thunder and the New Orleans Pelicans are rumored to be the two teams interested in trading for Denver Nuggets’ power forward Kenneth Faried, according to Amico Hoops. A vacancy at the Thunders’ starting power forward position emerged following the team’s trade with the Orlando Magic involving Serge Ibaka. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets recently held their auditions for their 2016-2017 Denver Nugget Dancers and they have posted squad photos on their web site. Let’s meet the new team. Alexandria Alicia Allie Ariel Ashlee Becca Elaijah Haley Hailey Jessica Kelsey [...]
For the third straight season, the Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs, going 33-49 in 2015-16. Once one of the most consistent teams in the league, including 10 straight playoff appearances from 2004-2013, the Nuggets are spiraling toward...Show More Summary
The Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets will take a trip to London during the middle of the 2016-17 season in an effort to expand the NBA beyond its typical North American borders. The NBA and Anschutz Entertainment Group made the joint announcement on Thursday, per NBA.com, and noted that the regular-season contest will take place on Jan. Show More Summary
London is to host a regular-season NBA game for the seventh time when Denver Nuggets play Indiana Pacers in January, the National Basketball Association said on Thursday.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) announced today that NBA Global Games London 2017 will feature the Denver Nuggets and Indiana Pacers travelling to London for a regular-season game at The O2 on Jan. Show More Summary
The Denver Nuggets have re-signed forward Mike Miller to a multiyear contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced Thursday.
After a blockbuster first week of NBA free agency, the news was quieter, but now the Denver Nuggets have announced that veteran forward Mike Miller is going to return to the team on a two-year contract worth over $5 million.
The Denver Nuggets have signed first-round pick Jamal Murray and agreed to a deal with veteran Mike Miller.