SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26
CBSSports.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Mozgov played for Cavaliers head coach David Blatt on the Russian national team. Blatt told Russian outlet..." August 26
NBA.com "fter making a run at the franchise 3-point record last season, Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye is ready for an encore in 2014-15. The arrival of fellow sharpshooter Arron Afflalo promises to add to the excitement. Foye made 189 3-pointers while starting 78 games at shooting guard last..." August 24
Pro Basketball Talk "“He’s a rebounding specialist. He’s an energy specialist. So how does that fit in with the core group?” was what Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said to PBT of Kenneth Faried back when Team USA was in Las Vegas. Those were the days before Kevin Durant left the team and changed the complexion of..." August 22
CBSSports.com "Free agent forward Anthony Randolph signed a two-year deal with Lokomotiv Kuban on Monday, the Russian team announced. Lokomotiv has a team option on the second year. "I will try to be a successful player and get better every day, doing my best to help our team be better than their..." August 18
Undrafted rookie Jerrelle Benimon has agreed on a partially guaranteed two-year deal with the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell RealGM.
CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13
Denver Post "About a year-and-a-half ago, the Indiana Pacers dialed the Nuggets up and proposed a center swap of JaVale McGee for Roy Hibbert. For then Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri, it was a non-starter. Hibbert, to that point hadn’t shown much outside of not exactly living up to a big contract. And..." August 12
Woj states that Cavs made a run at Timofey Mozgov (offering a 1st round pick) in hopes adding a big center and rim protection
CBSSports.com "The Denver Nuggets have reached a contract agreement with point guard Erick Green, as first reported by Nikos Varlas of EuroHoops. The deal will be for three years, per Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Green was acquired by the Nuggets at last year's draft, when he was taken No. 46 overall. He..." July 25
Denver's deal with Erick Green - 46th pick in 2013 Draft - will be three years, league source tells Yahoo. He played in Europe last season.
Nuggets have signed Jusuf Nurkic.
Denver Post "Point guard Erick Green fought through an exhaustive schedule in the last year to prove he belongs on an NBA roster — the Nuggets' roster — and now he's played his way in. Green will sign a contract with the Nuggets, a source confirmed, and will be with the team when training camp starts in the..." July 23
Ex-Nuggets head coach Jeff Bzdelik is expected to sign a contract to become an assistant coach with the Grizzlies tomorrow, a source said.
Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23
CBSSports.com "The Sporting News reports that teams are "lining up" to try and be the third team in a potential Kevin Love deal, no matter who gets Love. The Nuggets, 76ers, and Boston are mentioned as potential landing spots for extra assets in a Love deal. "When a deal like this takes a long time, there..." July 23
Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22
Pro Basketball Talk "Jan Vesely entered the NBA with a kiss. He’s now kissing the league goodbye. After being drafted No. 6 overall by the Wizards in 2011, Vesely has signed in Turkey (hat tip: Ben Standig of CSN Washington). Spending so little time in the NBA after being drafted so high is rare. Unless..." July 22
Jan Vesely is heading to @fenerbahceulker, according to sources. As we reported this afternoon, Fenerbahce was pursuing the Czech forward
ESPN.com "Now that's he's back on the Nuggets, Arron Afflalo believes Denver has the makings of a championship club. Afflalo was re-acquired by the Nuggets in a draft-night trade with the Orlando Magic after being traded as part of a four-team 12-player deal in 2012 that helped Dwight Howard go to the..." July 17
SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16
The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15
Pro Basketball Talk "When LeBron James chose to return home to Cleveland it was assumed that Mike Miller would likely follow him. Remember one of the reasons LeBron was frustrated with Heat ownership is they amnestied Miller (who then was healthy for a full season in Memphis). But so far, Miller has yet to agree to..." July 15
Cavs offer to Miller is for two years and about 5.5 million while Denver offering 3 years and 12 million, source told ESPN.
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
Jusuf Nurkic has opted-out of contract with Croatian club to join Denver. Buyout spread over two-seasons, I'm told.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10
While Cavs pursue Mike Miller, Miller is getting close to agreeing to terms with Denver, source says
CBSSports.com "ESPN 92.9 in Memphis reports that Grizzlies free agent veteran forward Mike Miller is set to meet with the Denver Nuggets Sunday. Miller has stated publicly he wants to return to the Grizzlies, but the radio outlet reports Memphis is reluctant to provide a longer-term deal for the 34-year-old...." July 06
Nuggets draft pickup Jusuf Nurkic unlikely to join Denver next season, I'm told. Problem is Croatian club buyout, exceeds €1M.
L.A. Clippers, Denver, Houston, OKC and Memphis are teams courting Mike Miller, who says Memphis will have final shot at signing him
The Denver Nuggets have considered trading JaVale McGee and/or Wilson Chandler, according to league sources.
NBA.com "The desire to succeed has always coursed through Arron Afflalo’s bloodstream. After missing the playoffs during two seasons in Orlando, the veteran shooting guard is not tempering his expectations as he prepares for his second go-round with the Denver Nuggets. “I’ll be blunt,” Afflalo..." June 28
Denver Post "Four and a half years ago, Jusuf Nurkic was 6-foot-6 at age 15, hanging out in his hometown of Tuzla, Bosnia, and going about the business of being a kid. Then basketball came knocking. What kid that tall isn't a ballplayer? Nurkic was approached about trying basketball. Having already..." June 28
PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26
The Nuggets acquire 16th and 19th picks from Chicago for draft rights to McDermott.
Yahoo! Sports "The Orlando Magic have traded guard Arron Afflalo to the Denver Nuggets for guard Evan Fournier and the 56th pick in the 2014 NBA draft, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Afflalo gives the Nuggets a shooting guard they were determined to get through a trade or the draft. The Nuggets had traded..." June 26
Tremendous traffic for Denver's pick at No. 11. Rivals executives believe GM Tim Connelly in a deal-making mode on it.
Also, agent Aaron Goodwin says Denver PG Nate Robinson - as he stated in March - will indeed exercise the $2.1 mil player option for '14-15.
Denver Post "The collection of Nuggets at the Pepsi Center during predraft workouts has grown by the session the past two weeks. Thursday, veteran guard Nate Robinson was added to the group. Robinson, rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament, said he is on track to be ready for training camp. He's not..." June 20
Pro Basketball Talk "We told you earlier today that Denver was in on the bidding for Kevin Love, a surprise new entrant in the bidding mix with Golden State, Chicago, Boston and likely a few others. The more interesting part is that the Timberwolves were looking for players, not just picks. What players would..." June 19
Denver Post "If there is a trademark J.J. Hickson look, it's a sweaty one. The Nuggets forward has built a career in the NBA through hard work, and he isn't about to let it slide now during the most important few months of his career. Hickson is working his way back into form after having surgery on the..." June 18
Denver Post "Here's why a trade on the night of the NBA draft makes sense for Denver: If general manager Tim Connelly truly wants to add a piece that makes a real impact at getting the Nuggets back in the playoffs, he won't probably find it with the 11th pick in the first round. Yes, I watched Saturday as..." June 15
CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that the Chicago Bulls are looking to trade their 16th and 19th picks together to the Denver Nuggets to move up to No. 11 and grab a shooter in this month's draft. The Bulls have been trying to move up in the draft to get an elite shooter. Their target has been Denver with an..." June 13
Pro Basketball Talk "It seems like a relative eternity since we’ve seen Danilo Gallinari in uniform for the Denver Nuggets, after he suffered a knee injury near the end of the 2013 season that didn’t heal as expected, and required a second surgery in January that kept him sidelined for all 82 games this year. And..." June 11
Denver Post "Danilo Gallinari's rehabilitation for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee is going as planned, and the versatile Nuggets forward is on pace to be ready for the team's training camp in the fall. Gallinari is currently in Rome for the NBA's Basketball Without Borders program and..." June 05
Denver Post "The left ankle injury that cost Nuggets guard Ty Lawson the last six games of the 2013-14 season has turned out to be worse than originally thought. "I still can't run," Lawson said by phone from Valencia, Spain, for NBA 3X, a 3-on-3 tournament sponsored by the league. "They said it's no..." June 04