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  • 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

  • Jazz send Lyles, 24th pick to Nuggets for 13th pick Donovan Mitchell

    SI "The Jazz have reportedly agreed to trade Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick in the NBA draft (Tyler Lydon) to the Nuggets in exchange for the No. 13 pick (Donovan Mitchell). Who won the trade? We break down both sides of the deal. Let's dive in. Utah Jazz: B Most NBA deals concern far more than..." June 23

  • Bledsoe shopped to Denver for Mudiay, No. 13

    ESPN "The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns have held discussions on a trade that would send point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and the No. 13 pick in Thursday's NBA draft for point guard Eric Bledsoe, league sources told ESPN. However, sources described the dialogue as "fluid." Denver, for some time, has..." June 22

  • Nuggets inquiring about Jimmy Butler; Jokic off the table

    CBS Sports "The trade inquiries about Bulls forward Jimmy Butler just keep on coming, and the latest potential suitor is reportedly the Denver Nuggets. From ESPN's Jeff Goodman: Denver has spoken to the Bulls about Jimmy Butler, source told ESPN. Would include multiple young players, not Nikola Jokic,..." June 22

  • Hawks Exploring Sign-and-Trade for Paul Millsap

    SLAM Online "With the Dwight Howard era officially over in Atlanta, the Hawks could be heading toward a full rebuild. Atlanta has already made it clear that they will not offer All-Star forward Paul Millsap a max contract. But since Millsap, an unrestricted free agent, can leave the team outright, the..." June 21

  • CP3 to speak with Rockets, Nuggets

    SLAM Online "The San Antonio Spurs aren’t the only potential suitor in the Chris Paul free agency sweepstakes this summer. According to the L.A. Times, Paul could meet with the Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets as well. The Clippers have recently become “nervous” about the reports that San Antonio..." June 15

  • Nuggets Promote Karnisovas, Scramble Bucks’ GM Search

    Hoops Rumors "Arturas Karnisovas, one of the finalists for the Bucks’ vacant GM position, has accepted a promotion from the Nuggets, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Denver owner Stan Kroenke has promoted Karnisovas to general manager and made GM Tim Connelly the new president of basketball..." June 14

  • Glaring needs for 2017 NBA Draft Lottery teams

    Sportsnaut "The countdown has officially begun for the 2017 NBA Draft. This year stands to be one of the deepest drafts in recent memory, with solid players throughout the lottery and deep into the first round. It’s also one of the most consequential. The Boston Celtics — not listed here because they..." June 13

  • Players Eligible For Rookie Scale Extensions In 2017

    Hoops Rumors "July 1 marks the start of the NBA’s new league year. At that point, players eligible for free agency will be able to begin negotiating and reaching contract agreements with suitors. In addition to those free agents, another group of players will also become eligible to sign new deals. For..." June 05

  • Olympics considering adding 3-on-3 basketball as event

    Fanrag Sports "The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, appear to have a new event on the horizon. According to the Associated Press, 3-on-3 basketball “is all but certain” to be added to the new list of events, which includes skateboarding and sport climbing. “It would certainly be a perfect fit,” said..." June 04

  • Why Adam Silver’s comments on the ‘one-and-done’ rule miss the mark

    Fox Sports "NBA commissioner Adam Silver joined FS1’s “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of the NBA on Wednesday. And while issues such as “super teams” and resting players are always hot-button, Silver’s most intriguing response may have come following a question on..." June 01

  • Adam Silver: NBA rethinking one-and-done rule

    Sportsnaut "NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has never been one adverse to change since he took over that role from David Stern. For the most part, it has helped the Association move on from a bygone era that saw popularity dwindle. We can conclude the on-court product has played a role in this, but Silver’s..." May 31

  • Sit Down, Be Humble: An NBA Champion's Guide to Ring Chasing

    Bleacher Report "For the last two seasons, veteran power forward David West has sacrificed bigger roles and much bigger contracts for the sake of being on championship-contending teams. So if he fails to win a ring with the Golden State Warriors in the next few weeks, as he did with the San Antonio Spurs this time..." May 31

  • Danilo Gallinari Declines $16.1M Player Option With Nuggets

    Real GM Basketball "Danilo Gallinari will decline his $16.1 million player option with the Denver Nuggets for the 17-18 season to become an unrestricted free agent. Gallinari remains interested in signing a long-term deal with the Nuggets." May 31

  • LeBron And Other NBA Stars Are High On ESPN’s List Of 100 Most Popular Athletes

    Dime Magazine "LeBron James isn’t the most popular athlete in the world, but he’s close. ESPN released its annual list of the 100 most popular athletes on the planet on Tuesday, with Cristiano Ronaldo nabbing the top spot again. James, the top NBA player on the list, was second yet again. Other NBA players..." May 30

  • Playoffs Could Have Fewest Games In Expanded Format Era, Bring Down Cap

    Real GM Basketball "The 2017 NBA Playoffs will have one of the fewest number of game since the first round was expanded from a five-game series to a seven-game series in 2003. Depending on the length of The Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, there will be anywhere between 78 games..." May 26

  • Anthony Davis chosen first-team All-NBA for second time in three seasons

    NBA.com "With one week remaining in the 2016-17 regular season, Anthony Davis half-jokingly told the media that although being chosen for an All-NBA team would be meaningful for him, “last year it would’ve meant a lot more.” Davis was referring to a clause in his New Orleans Pelicans contract that..." May 18

  • NBA Team Option Decisions For 2017/18

    Hoops Rumors "Having created a post last week to track this offseason’s player option decisions, we’re turning our attention today to team options. In the coming weeks, we’ll use the space below to keep tabs on all the team options for 2017/18, making note of whether they’re picked up or declined. True team..." May 15

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