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  • NBA Modifies Closeout, Continuation Rules

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA has decided to re-evaluate how it handles two particular fouling situations, Brian Mahoney of the Associated Press writes, and two players will see their names live on in notoriety as a result. In what can colloquially be referred to as the Zaza Pachulia rule, officials will be granted..." September 22

  • Converse to release shoes made from authentic NBA jerseys

    Sportsnaut "Converse is getting back into the NBA game. We all remember just how big this shoe company was in the 1980s and early 1990s, with multiple stars sporting the iconic brand. Now, as shoe deals and apparel contracts take on a whole new meaning, Converse itself will release sneakers made from..." September 21

  • NBA's hope for draft lottery reform tied to research showing fans hate tanking

    ESPN "The NBA's pursuit of draft lottery reform is rooted in research that "many fans continue to say that so-called tanking is making them less interested in the league," president of league operations Byron Spruell told ESPN. Lottery reform is moving toward a Sept. 28 vote at the NBA's board of..." September 21

  • Charles Barkley Ripped The ‘Babies’ In The NBA That Want More Rest Between Games

    Uproxx "Charles Barkley is on the same side as all the other Olds that once played in the NBA. The latest generation of NBA stars are lazy, lack grit and are just generally whiny, at least that’s what all the retired players think. Barkley reiterated that point on Wednesday when he was asked about players..." September 20

  • Bob Delaney will no longer oversee NBA's game officials

    ESPN "Bob Delaney, the NBA's Vice President for Referee's Development and Performance, will no longer oversee the league's game officials, league sources tell ESPN. The NBA has been pursuing a more data-driven and analytical management structure over the NBA's referees, integrating searching more..." September 18

  • NBA Releases ‘I’m Why’ Commercials To Preview the 2017-18 Season

    SLAM Online "With a series of new documentary-style commercials, the NBA launched the next chapter of the “This Is Why We Play” campaign on Monday. The new series entitled “I’m Why” portrays the unique perspectives that make NBA basketball special. " September 18

  • ACL injury in NBA athletes not associated with number of minutes played

    Healio "Results published in Orthopedics showed the risk for ACL injury among players did not increase with the number of minutes played in a single National Basketball Association game. To determine the influence of minutes played on injury risk, researchers assessed minutes played in the injury game,..." September 18

  • Mason Plumlee returning to Nuggets with three-year, $41M deal

    ESPN "Restricted free agent center Mason Plumlee has agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal to return to the Denver Nuggets, league sources told ESPN. With the deal, Denver was able to avoid Plumlee signing a $4.6 million qualifying offer for the 2017-18 season -- which would've allowed him to..." September 18

  • Nuggets Hire David Adelman As Assistant Coach

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets have hired David Adelman to join Head Coach Michael Malone’s staff as an assistant coach. Adelman comes to Denver after serving as assistant coach for the Orlando Magic during the 2016-17 season. He spent the previous five seasons (2011-16) with Minnesota, including the final..." September 15

  • Report: NBA commissioner may soon have power to fine teams for resting players

    CBS Sports "The NBA may soon have new rules for the draft lottery. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported Friday that the competition committee has sent the reform proposal through to the Board of Governors, who will vote on the issue at the end of September. Much of the focus of that report is on the..." September 15

  • Report: NBA Would Prefer Teams Lie About Injuries

    Deadspin "Adrian Wojnarowski has another scoop related to an upcoming NBA board of governors meeting, during which potential rule changes will be voted on, and this one makes the league look pretty stupid This is in response to the occasional fits the league gets thrown into when a (not coincidentally)..." September 15

  • NBA board of governors to vote on draft lottery reform Sept. 28

    ESPN "The NBA's Competition Committee has recommended the league's proposal on draft lottery reform, sending it to the board of governors for a vote on Sept. 28, league sources told ESPN. The draft reform changes would start with the 2019 Draft, if passed by the board of governors. Among proposed..." September 15

  • NBA lottery changes would be nice, but will not fix the league's real problem

    CBS Sports "The NBA lottery system is again under scrutiny, and it looks like this time, there may be some real change. A report last week from ESPN outlined myriad changes the competition committee and NBA Board of Governors were to examine this week to the NBA's system for determining draft order. Among..." September 12

  • Nuggets Sign Josh Childress

    Hoops Rumors "Josh Childress has reached an agreement with the Nuggets, tweets Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders, making him the first BIG3 player to get an NBA deal. Childress, 34, hasn’t played in the NBA since the 2013/14 season, when he had a four-game stint with the Pelicans. He was the sixth pick..." September 12

  • Proposal for NBA draft lottery reform to disincentivize tanking, set even odds for worst teams

    USA Today "When the NBA’s competition committee meets to discuss lottery reform later this week, it will be presented with a proposal designed to disincentivize the race for the league’s worst record and best odds to win the draft lottery. The proposal has three main elements, four people with direct..." September 11

  • Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried on offseason trade rumors: “I actually like it”

    BNS Denver "Nuggets’ power forward Kenneth Faried has been the subject of numerous trade chatter over the course of his tenure in Denver and that banter reportedly continued this summer, when the 27-year-old was rumored to be involved in a three-way trade that would have routed him to Cleveland. But..." September 07

  • GMs say tampering is part of the NBA: Not cheating means 'not trying'

    CBS Sports "Tampering is a part of the NBA. This is a common fact that has become more accepted over the years. General managers and agents around the league work behind the scenes to get deals done before they're technically allowed to. This is why contracts are agreed upon the second free agency begins, and..." September 06

  • Nuggets descend upon Atlanta for Paul Millsap-organized mini camp

    BNS Denver "Paul Millsap, Wilson Chandler, Malik Beasley, Jamal Murray, Will Barton, Jameer Nelson, Trey Lyles, Darrell Arthur, and Kenneth Faried are among Nuggets players working out together in Atlanta this week, league sources told BSN Denver. The workouts are being treated as a mini camp and were..." August 17

  • Nuggets’ Jamal Murray says it’s “kind of nerve wracking” being in NBA trade rumors

    Sportsnet "Jamal Murray doesn’t get to come home often. Not back to Canada, and even less often back to the Kitchener-Waterloo region in Ontario where he was raised. This off-season has been a busy one for the 20-year-old Murray. He’s travelled the globe partly for fun and partly due to sponsorship..." August 13

  • NBA expected to approve player-resting rules

    Chicago Sun-Times "NBA owners are expected to approve player-resting rules in September designed to cut back on teams benching healthy players for regular-season games, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak..." August 10

  • Darrell Arthur: Nuggets can be 'right up there' with Warriors

    The Score "Darrell Arthur has very high expectations for the Denver Nuggets. After narrowly missing out on a playoff spot last season, the eight-year veteran believes the Nuggets will not only reach the postseason in 2017-18, but also make a run at a championship. "We can be a contender for sure, right..." August 09

  • Home at last: Emmanuel Mudiay returns to the Congo, slated to play in 2017 NBA Africa game

    Denver Post "t has been 16 years since Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay was home. Born in the war-torn nation of Zaire, now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mudiay fled for refuge with family members at age 5. But he has returned to the African continent for NBA outreach and personal..." August 07

  • Nuggets won’t trade Jamal Murray and Gary Harris for Kyrie Irving

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Cavaliers and Nuggets seemingly share a mutual belief, accurate or not, that the Pacers backed out of a three-way trade that would have included Paul George and Kevin Love. Could Cleveland (which is still bitter about the missed opportunity) and Denver (which should be thrilled it signed..." August 03

  • Nuggets strike multi-year sponsorship deal with Western Union, will include patches on new jerseys

    Denver Post "The Nuggets and Western Union have agreed to a three-year sponsorship deal that will result in the company’s logo as a patch on the team’s new jerseys, the Nuggets announced Tuesday. Western Union (NYSE: WU), its global headquarters located in Denver, is the 11th company to sign a jersey..." August 01

  • NBA Sees Expansion As Inevitable But Not Sure On Timeline

    Real GM Basketball "In an interview in June with C.J. McCollum for The Players Tribune, Adam Silver talked about expansion. "I think it's just a question of when's the right time to seriously start thinking about expansion," said Adam Silver. "Think about the state we're in the league right now, where amazing to..." July 26

  • Pacers GM Backed out of Paul George to Cavs, Kevin Love to Nuggets Trade

    Bleacher Report "Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard reportedly backed out of a three-team trade with the Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers that would have sent Paul George to Cleveland and Kevin Love to the Denver Nuggets, according to a report Saturday by Ramona Shelburne, Dave McMenamin and..." July 23

  • Nuggets Sign Monte Morris To Two-Way Contract

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie Monte Morris to a two-way contract. Morris, 6-3, 175, was drafted by Denver with the 51st pick of the 2017 NBA Draft. He averaged 9.5 points, 2.2 rebounds, a team-high 4.3 assists and 1.33 steals in six games (four starts) for Denver’s 2017 Las Vegas Summer..." July 21

  • Adam Silver predicts legal sports gambling ‘in the next few years’

    Larry Brown Sports "Long bullish regarding the prospect of legalizing sports gambling in the United States, NBA commissioner Adam Silver thinks it will happen sooner rather than later. Silver said Wednesday that he expects sports betting to be legalized within a few years, saying it would provide “enormous..." July 20

  • NBA eliminates home and road uniforms, teases new Nike jerseys

    CBS Sports "NBA games will look a lot different next season, as the league has uniform major changes planned as they begin their partnership with Nike. One of the big changes in store is that the league is doing away with home and away jerseys, so expect to see plenty of color vs. color uniform matchups..." July 18

  • Torrey Craig has agreed to a two-way contract with Nuggets

    BNS Denver "Torrey Craig, who impressed in Las Vegas at Summer League, has come to an agreement with the Denver Nuggets on a two-way contract. Olgun Uluc of Fox Sports Australia is saying that the deal is not signed due to logistical reasons but the two sides are still nearing an agreement. That report was..." July 16

  • The NBA Is Reportedly Moving Up The Trade Deadline Next Season

    Dime Magazine "The NBA trade deadline has, for years, happened after the NBA All-Star break. The weekend breeds trade rumors as executives have the chance to meet in person and reporters dig for details of those discussions amid the parties and festivities. Then, the week after celebrating the league’s best,..." July 13

  • Adam Silver: Changing NBA playoff structure 'not at top of agenda right now'

    CBS Sports "There has been talk for years about disregarding conferences when it comes to the NBA playoffs and seeding the teams 1-16 based on records. The idea resurfaced recently, after All-Stars Paul George and Jimmy Butler were traded to the Western Conference, making it even more formidable than it..." July 12

  • Olympic Channel to air all original broadcasts of 1992 Dream Team's gold medal run

    SI "We live in an endless era of basketball debates—LeBron versus Durant, should you or should you not trust The Process, and is Danny Ainge crazy or crazy like a leprechaun? Here’s the one thing most pro basketball fans can agree on is this: The 1992 United States Olympic Team is the greatest in the..." July 12

  • Nuggets Waive Mike Miller

    Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets have parted ways with Mike Miller, announcing today that the veteran guard has been waived from the roster (Twitter link). Miller’s salary for 2017/18 would reportedly have become fully guaranteed if he remained under contract beyond Wednesday. Miller, 37, appeared in just 20 games..." July 11

  • Wilson Chandler says Knicks shouldn’t have passed on Dennis Smith

    Yardbarker "Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler thinks the New York Knicks’ decision to draft Frank Ntilikina as their point guard of the future over Dennis Smith Jr. may ultimately come back to haunt them. Chandler, himself a former Knick, said in a tweet on Sunday that the Knicks shouldn’t have passed..." July 10

  • Teams calling Nuggets about Kenneth Faried

    Sportsnaut "After signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap earlier in the week, the Denver Nuggets are likely going to be looking to sell off a couple contracts. There’s no better candidate than fellow forward Kenneth Faried, who has become expendable due to the acquisition of Millsap. Now, according to this..." July 05

  • Sources: Clips get Danilo Gallinari in deal involving Nuggets, Hawks

    ESPN "The LA Clippers have acquired Denver Nuggets free-agent forward Danilo Gallinari on a three-year, $65 million contract as part of a three-team sign-and-trade deal, league sources told ESPN. Los Angeles, Denver and Atlanta reached agreement Tuesday night on a deal that will have the Clippers..." July 05

  • Clippers close to three-team trade with Nuggets, Hawks to land Danilo Gallinari

    USA Today "The Los Angeles Clippers are nearing a deal that would land them free agent forward Danilo Gallinari by way of a three-team trade with the Denver Nuggets and the Atlanta Hawks, two people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because..." July 04

  • Millsap: Hawks never offered me a contract in free agency

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The decision was easy. Paul Millsap was offered a big contract to play an integral role for the Nuggets, a team that long coveted the four-time All-Star power forward. He was not offered a contract to remain with the Hawks. There you have it. Millsap agreed to a three-year, $90 million..." July 03

  • Clippers reportedly make good impression on Danilo Gallinari

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers will not go easy into the night. After learning Chris Paul would not be returning to the team, they traded him to Houston for some useful assets. Then they re-upped Blake Griffin on a five-year deal, and they’re now pursuing another top free agent. According to..." July 03

  • Millsap signs 3-year deal with Nuggets

    TSN "Free agent forward Paul Millsap has agreed to a three-year, $90 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, according to a report from The Vertical's Shams Charania. Last season, Millsap averaged a career-high 18.1 points per game while grabbing 7.7 rebounds. The 32-year-old was drafted in the..." July 03

  • Clippers eyeing sign-and-trade with Nuggets for Gallinari

    CBS Sports "It's been a tumultuous week for the Los Angeles Clippers. First, they lost their star point guard, Chris Paul, though they were able to turn it into a sign-and-trade with the Houston Rockets so they didn't lose him for nothing. J.J. Redick also took off, deciding to trust the process in..." July 02

  • Broncos players try to recruit Paul Millsap to Denver

    247 Sports "The NFL offseason has hit a dead period just as NBA free agency is ramping up. While the biggest dominoes have already fallen, there are still a few interesting names left on the open market, including veteran forward Paul Millsap, whom the Denver Nuggets are trying to recruit. And the..." July 02

  • Nuggets offered Trey Lyles and Gary Harris to acquire Kevin Love

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics were absolutely stunned Friday night when news broke that the Indiana Pacers had traded Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder. For their part, the Nuggets and Cavaliers were involved in three-team trade discussions with Indiana..." July 01

  • Suns, Nuggets, Kings reportedly all interested in Paul Millsap, Rockets also interested

    Clutch Points "Paul Millsap is expected to be one of the most sought after free agents this summer. His rare combination of being a good defender and a proven scorer will be a commodity a lot of teams won’t be able to resist, and will make them pitch to him to bring his talents to their fold. There are..." July 01

  • Nuggets Pick Up Coach Mike Malone’s Option

    Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets have picked up their option on head coach Mike Malone‘s contract, per Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports (link via Twitter). Dempsey adds that the contract runs through the 2018/19 season. Malone has served as Denver’s head coach for the past two seasons, going 40-42 this past season..." June 27

  • Sources: Cavs talked 3-way trade involving Paul George, Kevin Love

    ESPN "The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to pursue a trade for Paul George and will be leading contenders for Carmelo Anthony's services, should Anthony secure an offseason buyout from the New York Knicks, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the Cavaliers engaged in serious three-way..." June 26

  • Nuggets among teams targeting Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap

    CBS Sports "The Denver Nuggets made a notable improvement last season, winning 40 games for the first time in four seasons, but were still not able to make a return to the playoffs, finishing one game behind the Portland Trail Blazers for the eighth seed in the Western Conference. With their team full of..." June 26

  • Nuggets Were Unwilling To Include Jamal Murray In Jimmy Butler Trade Talks

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets discussed a Jimmy Butler trade with the Chicago Bulls, but were unwilling to include Jamal Murray in any deal. Murray was one of the league's better rookies last season and is part of Denver's core around Nikola Jokic." June 23

  • Ratings for 2017 NBA Draft on ESPN are up from 2016

    Awful Announcing "This year’s NBA Draft which had plenty of buzz going into the event certainly scored for ESPN. The Draft averaged a 2.7 overnight rating which is up 13% from last year’s event. It peaked at a 4.0 rating in the 8:15-8:30 p.m. ET quarter-hour. ESPN is really ecstatic about its streaming numbers...." June 23

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