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
NBA.com "The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player and winner of four scoring titles in five seasons, highlights the 2013-14 All-NBA First Team. Durant was the lone unanimous selection, appearing on all 125 ballots as a First-Team pick while LeBron James of the..." June 04
ESPN.com "While workouts are only a small part of a much bigger draft picture, they offered an up close and personal look at 14 of our top 17 players. That, combined with additional feedback from NBA GMs and scouts, means it's time for Big Board 11.0 of the 2014 NBA draft. 1 Andrew Wiggins COLLEGE:..." June 04
Basketball Insiders "But (Nuggets GM Tim) Connelly, though disappointed in the outcome of last season, remains hopeful of regaining a healthy crew, especially with (Danilo) Gallinari. “He looks great,” Connelly said. “If there was any silver lining in the atypical fashion in which we had his knee addressed is both..." May 28
Denver Post "Although Brian Shaw could get a job with the Knicks in a New York minute, he's staying in Denver to coach for the long haul, Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly assured me Thursday. Now, all Connelly has to do is acquire the talent that can return Denver to the playoffs. He has got to think..." May 24
Denver Post "Nuggets president Josh Kroenke sees his basketball team returning to the playoffs next season without major roster restructuring this summer. "I'll be disappointed if we stay healthy and we're not in the playoffs next year," Kroenke said Friday. "This roster, we're always open for business and..." May 24
Yahoo! Sports "After weeks of speculation over New York Knicks president Phil Jackson's intrigue with luring Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw to Madison Square Garden, Denver president Josh Kroenke made it clear to Yahoo Sports on Thursday night: It isn't happening. "Brian has said publicly – and privately to..." May 23
New York Post "Phil Jackson’s first preference in his post-Steve Kerr hunt isn’t Derek Fisher, but rather Brian Shaw, the Nuggets coach who keeps stating he is happy in Denver. According to a source, Jackson, the Knicks president, prefers Shaw over Fisher, but the Nuggets would require the Knicks to pay..." May 22
Nuggets F JJ Hickson anticipates return date to NBA action falls in January after he recovers from ACL tear, a league source tells @CSNNW.
Denver Post "If the New York Knicks have designs on enticing Nuggets coach Brian Shaw away from Denver, which ESPN reported Thursday, they'll have to look elsewhere. Shaw plans to remain with the Nuggets. "I have a job here in Denver that I'm happy with," Shaw said. "Though the season didn't turn out how..." May 16
Denver Post "Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly looks at the NBA playoffs, now in the second round, then observes his own team and is confident his bunch can be back in the postseason party next year. "Our collective group of talent is impressive," Connelly said. "Now, how do we add one more impactful..." May 11