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  • Danilo Gallinari on departure from Denver Nuggets: “It was not a bad breakup”

    Denver Post "Wearing a gray designer suit, Danilo Gallinari stopped in front of the Nuggets’ locker room at Staples Center and wrapped head of team security Bobby Simmons in a pseudo headlock. The playful greeting illustrated six years of relationships that cannot be broken by a summer sign-and-trade...." January 18

  • Is fighting becoming an issue in the NBA?

    NBC Sports Boston "Three Houston Rockets players entered the Los Angeles Clippers’ training room before being stopped by security but not before a profanity-laced exchange that’s sure to result in fines and possibly some suspensions. Orlando’s Arron Afflalo threw a punch – and barely missed – hitting Minnesota’s..." January 18

  • Nikola Mirotic, 15 Others Become Trade-Eligible

    Hoops Rumors "Today is January 15, which means that trade restrictions have lifted for most of the rest of the NBA’s 2017 offseason signees. While the majority of those ’17 free agents became trade-eligible on December 15, there was a small subset of free agent signees whose trade ineligibility lasted for..." January 15

  • Who Are The NBA’s Best And Worst Scorers In The Clutch This Season?

    Dime Magazine "Being “clutch” comes to define a superstar, for better or worse, and it can be hard to shake perception from reality once a reputation is built. Take for example LeBron James, who has become one of the NBA’s best players in crunch time over the past seven or eight seasons but still gets criticized..." January 11

  • Paul Millsap’s cast removed, expected to return around all-star break

    Denver Post "The cast on Paul Millsap’s left wrist has been removed, a key step in the power forward’s recovery from a torn ligament as he aims to return for the Nuggets around the all-star break (Feb. 16-21), coach Michael Malone confirmed Wednesday. “He’s still on that timeline,” Malone said of Millsap’s..." January 11

  • Adam Silver on not televising All-Star draft: ‘The goal was to improve the All-Star game’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Early indications the NBA wouldn’t televise the new All-Star draft were met with swift opposition from fans and media. Yet, the league isn’t budging. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, via NBA TV: Should there be a public selection? Now, I get it. Yes, it would be more fun if we had that kind..." January 11

  • LaVar Ball is the founder of the NBA, according to Google

    CBS Sports "LaVar Ball just keeps on padding his resume. To ring in the New Year, a Google glitch has everyone turning their heads to answer a common question: Who founded the NBA? For the time being, if users google to find out who the NBA's founder is, it turns up none other than Mr. Ball. Ball, who was..." January 02

  • Lil B warns Lakers' Kuzma and the Nuggets

    Complex "The Curse of Lil B is well-known in the NBA community. James Harden got cursed, and things went awry for the Houston Rockets last postseason. It got bad enough that Lil B even offered to rescind the curse. He most recently “cursed” Kenyon Martin for his comments about Jeremy Lin’s dreadlocks,..." December 31

  • Meeting held to discuss tensions between refs, players

    ESPN "After Lee Seham, the general counsel for the National Basketball Referees Association, had grown increasingly dissatisfied working with the NBA on contentious issues between game officials and players, he called the players association's executive director, Michele Roberts: Let's get together and..." December 21

  • Rumor: Grizzlies could try to find deal with Nuggets for Gary Harris or Nikola Jokic

    Clutch Points "Some fans just like to concoct blockbuster trades in their minds, designed to benefit their own team and their own team only. Just take for example one Denver Nuggets fan who wrote to’s David Aldridge and asked the feasibility of a trade that would send Memphis Grizzlies point guard Gary..." December 20

  • Nuggets say Paul Millsap won’t return until after All-Star break

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Western Conference has been a blast this season, with the Houston Rockets playing strong after the arrival of Chris Paul. The team has 13 straight wins, and a 1.5 game lead over the Golden State Warriors. That’s just part of the results of the West getting a boatload of stars sent its way..." December 17

  • Eight NBA players who have a real chance to be involved in trade rumors soon

    CBS Sports "Dec. 15 is known by many fans as the unofficial start to NBA trade rumor season. It's the day that players who signed new contracts in free agency can be traded by the team they signed with. Is that big target from the offseason not working out well? Put him on the block and see what's out there...." December 15

  • Who's on the hot seat? Evaluating job security of every NBA coach

    Sporting News "When Phoenix gave the pink slip to Earl Watson in October, it ended a remarkable stretch of NBA coaching stability. Before the move to replace Watson, it had been a year-and-a-half since the league last had a coach get fired. Since then, we’ve already had another firing, a stunner that saw..." December 12

  • Mike Malone tells reporters to ‘forget playoffs’ with Nuggets’ 3-9 road record

    Clutch Points "The Denver Nuggets have historically had one of the best home-court advantages in the league because of the altitude at the Mile High City. They have been one of the best home teams once again this season with a 10-2 record. However, their road form has been the complete opposite. They are just..." December 07

  • Report: NBA to establish G-League franchise in Mexico as soon as possible

    Larry Brown Sports "In an effort to expand its product internationally, the NBA is reportedly starting a G-League franchise south of the border. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Thursday that the NBA intends to “move quickly” to establish a team in Mexico, with play potentially beginning as early as..." December 07

  • NBA's TV viewership up 32%, highest since 2010-2011 season

    USA Today "Whether it was this summer’s unprecedented player movement or the NBA’s abundance of intriguing story lines, the league's television ratings are up substantially from last season. Between ESPN, TNT and NBA TV, the league’s viewership is up 32% this season and averaging 1.4 million viewers..." December 05

  • The NBA Has Been Making Behind The Scenes Moves For The Legalization Of Sports Gambling

    Uproxx "The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Christie v. NCAA on Monday, better known as the sports betting legalization case. Gambling, particularly on sports, was once taboo, but has now become part of the sports fan’s lexicon and a ubiquitous presence around sports coverage. A look at..." December 04

  • Nikola Jokic Reportedly Expected to Miss Multiple Games with Ankle Injury

    Bleacher Report "Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is one of the NBA's fastest-rising stars, but he will reportedly "miss several games" after he was diagnosed with a sprained left ankle Thursday night, according to's Adrian Wojnarowski. Jokic emerged as a potential perennial All-Star last season..." December 01

  • Report: Nuggets optimistic about Nikola Jokic injury

    Sportsnaut "Jokic exited the team’s one-point victory over the Chicago Bulls due to a left ankle injury. However, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Nuggets think Jokic has avoided a major issue. “FURTHER EVALUATION ON LEFT ANKLE OF DENVER’S NIKOLA JOKIC SET FOR FRIDAY, BUT THERE’S CAUTIOUS..." December 01

  • Paul Millsap Undergoes Surgery, Out Three Months

    Hoops Rumors "After some debate, Paul Millsap and the Nuggets decided that surgery would be the best option for the injured forward. Per Shams Charania of The Vertical, Millsap underwent successful surgery on his left wrist today and is expected to be sidelined for three months. Last week we wrote about..." November 27

  • Nikola Jokic’s leadership key for Denver Nuggets during Paul Millsap’s absence

    Denver Post "Before Nikola Jokic boarded the Nuggets’ bus for last Monday’s game at Sacramento, coach Michael Malone pulled him aside in the hotel lobby. Malone revealed that he would not be coaching that night because he had been suspended, and reminded Jokic that fellow starters Paul Millsap and Wilson..." November 27

  • 25 Players Still On Non-Guaranteed 2017/18 Salaries

    Hoops Rumors "There are 25 players around the NBA playing on 2017/18 salaries that aren’t yet fully guaranteed. While having those salaries guaranteed will be a mere formality for some players, others may be at risk of losing their roster spot with decision day nearing. If teams keep non-guaranteed players..." November 23

  • How the Nuggets plan to move on without “go-to guy” Paul Millsap

    Denver Post "The Denver Nuggets took the floor for Wednesday morning’s shootaround at the Toyota Center without Paul Millsap, who had returned to Denver to seek more medical care on his injured left wrist. Teammates and coaches acknowledged they already miss Millsap, the Nuggets’ four-time all-star,..." November 23

  • Nuggets forward Trey Lyles hopeful to find role through Paul Millsap injury

    Clutch Points "The Denver Nuggets were dealt a huge blow on Tuesday afternoon after it was revealed that All-Star forward Paul Millsap needed to undergo surgery on his left wrist that will keep him out of the lineup for the next two to three months. It has immediately shifted to the Nuggets looking internally..." November 22

  • Injuries and chemistry issues are causing a disturbance in the once-dominant Western Conference

    Washington Post "For years, the Western Conference has reigned supreme over its Eastern counterpart, consistently having better top-end teams and more impressive depth from top to bottom. But while the two best teams in the NBA are generally considered to be the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (though..." November 22

  • Nuggets' Paul Millsap set to undergo wrist surgery, will be out indefinitely

    CBS Sports "Nuggets forward Paul Millsap will have surgery on his left wrist and will be out indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Millsap injured his wrist during the Nuggets' loss to the Lakers on Sunday, and sat out Monday's win over the Sacramento Kings. He's averaged 15.3 points,..." November 21

  • Paul Millsap Suffers Wrist Injury During Nuggets vs. Lakers

    Bleacher Report "Denver Nuggets power forward Paul Millsap suffered a left wrist sprain during Sunday night's matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center, according to Gina Mizell of the Denver Post. Millsap had five points, four rebounds and two assists in 13 minutes before exiting. The Nuggets..." November 20

  • Nuggets Coach Mike Malone Suspended One Game for Making Contact With an Official

    SI "Nuggets coach Mike Malone will be suspended one game after walking on the court, halting play and making contact with an official, the league announced Monday. In Sunday's game against the Lakers, Malone was tossed in the middle of the second quarter after Nikola Jokic was knocked to the ground..." November 20

  • X-rays on Paul Millsap’s wrist come back negative

    Larry Brown Sports "There is good news and bad news for Denver. The good news is the X-rays on Paul Millsap’s wrist were negative. The bad news is he will miss at least one game. Millsap left Sunday night’s contest against the Los Angeles Lakers after injuring his wrist. He underwent X-rays which came up negative,..." November 20

  • Jusuf Nurkic Twice Requested Trade From Nuggets

    Real GM Basketball "Jusuf Nurkic requested a trade from the Denver Nuggets in April of 2016 and again in December before he was moved to Portland in February of 2017. Nikola Jokic had emerged as the Nuggets' starting center during the 15-16 season while Nurkic was rehabilitating his left knee. The Nuggets..." November 20

  • Five early-season trade targets

    Sportsnet "The Boston Celtics have clearly emerged as the early-season class of the East. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers may wind up taking their expected place atop that mantle, but look weaker than ever. Correction—James is, per usual, playing at an unfathomably high level, yet his supporting..." November 18

  • Report: NFL Owners Asked Adam Silver About Becoming Commissioner

    SLAM Online "NFL owners reportedly reached out to Adam Silver to gauge his interest in succeeding Roger Goodell as commissioner of the league. According to ESPN’s Don Van Natta Jr and Seth Wickersham, Silver immediately declined. [NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell] knows that there’s no clear successor,..." November 17

  • Adam Silver, Michele Roberts Meet with Commission to Discuss One-and-Done Rule

    Bleacher Report "The NBA could be one step closer to changing its heavily debated "one-and-done" rule. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts met with the Commission on College Basketball Thursday to discuss possible changes. There is..." November 17

  • Nuggets Were Close To Eric Bledsoe Trade

    Hoops Rumors "Denver was in the “red zone” on a potential trade for Eric Bledsoe last month, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN. Complete details aren’t provided, but Lowe believes Phoenix would have received Emmanuel Mudiay and a first-round pick. Negotiations with the Suns eventually fell apart and the Nuggets..." November 16

  • Denver Was Unwilling To Include Jamal Murray For Kyrie Irving

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets would not include Jamal Murray in trade talks with the Cleveland Cavaliers for Kyrie Irving. If Denver had offered Cleveland a package of Murray, Wilson Chandler and a top-3 protected first round pick for Irving." November 16

  • Denver Nuggets’ backup minutes for Mason Plumlee, Kenneth Faried still in flux

    Denver Post "How to distribute the Nuggets’ backup big man’s minutes is proving to be a conundrum for coach Michael Malone. The latest example came in Monday night’s loss at Portland, when Kenneth Faried played 17 minutes and Mason Plumlee got just six. Malone knows perhaps the only way to fully clean up..." November 15

  • NBA Players Increasingly Switching To Plant-Based Diet

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Wilson Chandler, Al Jefferson, Garrett Temple, Enes Kanter, JaVale McGee and Jahlil Okafor have all made a switch to a vegan or vegetarian diet over the past year or so. "Been on more of a plant-based diet, getting away from the animals and all that," Irving told..." November 15

  • USA Basketball Announces Roster For First World Cup Qualifiers

    Hoops Rumors "USA Basketball has announced its 12-man roster for the first round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers, bringing back four members of the squad that won gold earlier this year in FIBA’s AmeriCup tournament. Here’s Team USA’s full 12-man roster: Semaj Christon, PG..." November 14

  • Nike 'working to implement a solution' after string of jersey tears

    ESPN "After at least five of Nike's NBA jerseys ripped on players this season, the world's largest shoe and apparel giant has acknowledged it will make substantive changes. The company, which signed an eight-year, $1 billion deal with the NBA that began this year, said in a statement provided to ESPN..." November 07

  • David Stern says NBA should take marijuana off ban list

    Oregonian "Former NBA commissioner David Stern says he thinks the league should remove marijuana from its list of banned substances. In an interview from a documentary for Uninterrupted, Stern talked with ex-NBA player Al Harrington, who has become a marijuana entrepreneur since he retired in..." October 25

  • NBA Viewership On ESPN Is Way Up Through The First Handful Of Games This Season

    Dime Magazine "TV ratings in many sports have seen a drop in recent months for a wide variety of reasons. But the NBA has had a strong start to its 2017-18 season on at least one network. ESPN reported on Tuesday that viewership numbers for the start of the season have gone up to start the new NBA season...." October 25

  • Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez diagnosed with mono

    Denver Post "Denver Nuggets reserve forward Juancho Hernangomez has been diagnosed with mononucleosis, the team announced Tuesday. Hernangomez, a second-year player out of Spain, was officially ruled out of Monday’s loss to the Wizards with an undisclosed illness and did not travel with the team for..." October 24

  • Nuggets coach thought Scott Brooks flopped on bump from Nikola Jokic

    Larry Brown Sports "Nikola Jokic was assessed a technical foul during Monday night’s game for bumping into Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks. Depending on who you ask, the contact initiated by Jokic may or may not have been intentional. Brooks was walking onto the court as Jokic was walking off following a..." October 24

  • Report: Denver discussed trading Emmanuel Mudiay to Suns for Eric Bledsoe

    Clutch Points "The Denver Nuggets have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, offering point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and other pieces for their own point man Eric Bledsoe, according to Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders. The Nuggets seem to have committed to Jamal Murray running the point moving forward,..." October 23

  • Nets could target Jameer Nelson after he clears waivers

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets are mired in a nightmare to start their 2017-18 season after announcing that their starting point guard Jeremy Lin is out for the season, having sustained a ruptured patella tendon during Wednesday’s season-opener against the Indiana Pacers. To replace him, the team could look..." October 20

  • Report: Jameer Nelson officially waived by Nuggets

    247 Sports "Jameer Nelson is a free agent. The veteran point guard was officially waived by the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday and will clear waivers by Friday. The 35-year-old point guard had made the Nuggets' opening night roster. However, once Richard Jefferson was waived and signed to a deal by the..." October 18

  • NBA's Opening Night was a missed opportunity to elevate protest conversation to a new level

    New York Daily News "The stars were aligned for Tuesday to be a very special day for the NBA. In one of the most anticipated Opening Nights in the history of the league, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics were facing off against each other in the first game, with the finale featuring the Houston Rockets and..." October 18

  • Why you shouldn't expect NBA players to kneel for national anthem

    USA Today "When LeBron James voiced his opinion on the topic of anthem kneeling last month, saying “My voice and what I do in my community is more powerful than getting on a knee,” he was speaking for the NBA masses. In a league nearly three-fourths African American, where even NBA legend Bill Russell..." October 17

  • Richard Jefferson Agrees To One-Year Deal With Nuggets

    Hoops Rumors "Veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year, $2.3MM contract with the Nuggets, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Jefferson cleared waivers on Monday. He was traded by the Cavaliers to the Hawks on Saturday in a cost-cutting and roster-trimming move by Cleveland. Atlanta..." October 17

  • Nuggets Interested In Signing Richard Jefferson

    Real GM Basketball "The Denver Nuggets have expressed interest in signing Richard Jefferson. Jefferson has also received interest from the Milwaukee Bucks, who have been the most aggressive team." October 16

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