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  • NBA, NBPA agree to $1.1B ‘NBA 2K’ licensing agreement

    Sportress of Blogitude "The NBA and NBPA have agreed to a lucrative licensing agreement extension with Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., creators of the popular “NBA 2K” video game franchise, the league announced this week. The new agreement reportedly spans seven years and is said to be..." January 16

  • It is time for Tim Connelly to take a bow - and receive an extension offer

    Denver Stiffs "The Denver Nuggets were dead in the water, captained by a general manager who initially forgot the rules of the NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement. On October 5th, 2014, Tim Connelly helped orchestrate the extension of power forward Kenneth Faried for five..." January 15

  • Nuggets head coach: Playing the Suns and the Warriors is the same thing

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Nuggets are hosting the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors for the top spot in the Western Conference Tuesday evening. It’s one of the biggest mid-season games on the NBA’s slate. Can Denver announce its presence league-wide with a win over a..." January 15

  • “All eyes are on him”: Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic scores season-high 40 in MVP-caliber performance

    Denver Post "Nuggets franchise superstar Nikola Jokic was as blunt as he’s been all season following Saturday’s dispiriting loss to the Suns. He was critical of the team’s effort and irritated that they had played like they could waltz over last-place Phoenix. And then..." January 14

  • Fan Who Ran Onto Court At Heat Game Banned From Arena

    12 Up "?It's shocking that it doesn't happen more often, but there are times when NBA fans invade the court during the game. But how many run onto the court when a player is at the free throw line, taking the ball after a make, and giving it to the referee? That's what a Miami Heat fan..." January 12

  • NBA Rumors: These teams are willing to give up first-round picks, SN sources say

    Sporting News "The countdown to the NBA’s trade deadline has reached four weeks, and with 25 teams within 3.5 games of a postseason slot, the league swap meet could be as confused as ever. Let’s have a look in this week’s Friday Rumor-rama, or as it is known in Canada,..." January 11

  • Nick Young Investigated for Robbery, Allegedly Struck Man in Genitals

    TMZ "NBA star Nick Young has been named a suspect in an alleged robbery that went down last week -- in which Swaggy's accused of striking a guy in his testicles and stealing his phone.  Law enforcement sources tell us ... the LAPD received a call on Jan. 4 from a man who..." January 10

  • Nuggets’ Paul Millsap has brought more value than expected since return

    Clutch Points "On Tuesday night, Denver Nuggets veteran Paul Millsap made just his second start following a seven-game absence due to a foot injury. It was another win for the surging Nuggets against the Miami Heat, 103-99, and Millsap certainly played his part in the tight..." January 09

  • Mike Malone won’t stop roasting Kings management for firing him in 2014

    SB Nation "Nuggets head coach Mike Malone can rest easy (for now) knowing he has the team with the best record in the NBA. But it wasn’t too long ago that he was out of a job, sitting on ice after an untimely and probably unfair exit in Sacramento. That’s why he’s..." January 04

  • Malik Beasley is becoming an x-factor for the Denver Nuggets

    Denver Stiffs "In this episode, I share my notes on Denver’s win over the New York Knicks. Nikola Jokic made a 19-14-15 stat-line look routine and effortless and his 4th quarter was exactly what this team needs from him. Paul Millsap started to look like his old self in the 2nd..." January 02

  • The most realistic Kevin Love trade the Cavs could make with the Nuggets

    Cavs Nation "With the Cleveland Cavaliers rumored to have power forward Kevin Love available for the right price and the Denver Nuggets rumored to have long-standing interest in acquiring Love, it’s time to ask if there are any viable trade packages that would..." January 02

  • Nuggets reportedly interested in Kevin Love

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Cavaliers will certainly entertain trade offers for All-Star big man Kevin Love in the new year. Once Love returns from injury, February’s trade deadline will be approaching. That’s going to set into motion the possibility of the five-time All-Star being..." January 01

  • Nuggets waive Nick Young

    The Score "The Denver Nuggets waived guard Nick Young on Sunday, the team announced. Denver used its injury hardship exception to sign Young on Dec. 10, shortly after losing Gary Harris to a hip ailment. The Nuggets were forced to part ways with Young thanks to the return of Paul..." December 30

  • Marcin Gortat: Nikola Jokic ‘Biggest Flopper in the History of NBA’

    SLAM Online "Marcin Gortat called Nuggets center Nikola Jokic the “biggest flopper in the history of NBA” following the LA Clippers’ 132-111 win Saturday night against visiting Denver. Jokic was ejected after earning two technical fouls while arguing over a foul..." December 24

  • Report: NBA to allow fans to vote for All-Stars on Google

    247 Sports "The NBA is switching up the way it handles All-Star voting for the 2019 iteration of the annual exhibition.  For fans, voting for the 2019 All-Star game in Charlotte will begin at 11 a.m. EST on Christmas Day (December 25, 2018) and conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Martin Luther King..." December 17

  • Nuggets To Sign Brandon Goodwin To Two-Way Deal

    Hoops Rumors "Brandon Goodwin will return to the Nuggets on a two-way contract, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic. " December 16

  • Nuggets' Murray: Russ shoved him 'probably because he was losing'

    The Score "The end of the Denver Nuggets' victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday was highlighted by a brief argument between Russell Westbrook and Jamal Murray. Westbrook shoved Murray while the two were lining up for a jump ball, leading to words being exchanged. Both were..." December 15

  • Russell Westbrook on Jamal Murray scuffle: He was in my way

    Sporting News "Russell Westbrook said the fourth-quarter scuffle Friday between the Thunder and the Nuggets started because Jamal Murray was in his way.  Seven-time All-Star Westbrook attempted to move ahead of a jump-ball situation with 35.7 seconds left in the game after Paul George changed..." December 15

  • The NBA Arenas That Did The Best And Worst On Recent Health Inspections

    Dime Magazine "On Thursday, ESPN released an exhaustive look at the health inspection scores for every major sporting venue in the United States, with a detailed breakdown of the number of restaurants and vendors within each venue that had high-level violations. Stadium concessions are an..." December 13

  • Report: Michael Porter Jr. has “impressed” Denver Nuggets staff with his jump shot

    Denver Stiffs "A throwaway line in a report by ESPN’s Brian Windhorst will have Denver Nuggets fans walking on cloud nine on Wednesday. In a sort of news roundup column about the Los Angeles Clippers’ plan to pursue Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant this..." December 12

  • Report: Paul Millsap to miss 4-6 weeks after suffering broken toe

    Yahoo! Sports "Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap is expected to miss four-to-six weeks after he suffered a broken big toe last week against the Charlotte Hornets, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Millsap left the Nuggets’ 113-107 loss to the Hornets in..." December 11

  • Nuggets announce the signing of Nick Young

    Sportsnaut "The Denver Nuggets simply need bodies in the backcourt with the likes of Gary Harris and Will Barton sidelined to injury and Isaiah Thomas still yet to make his debut with the team. It’s in this that Denver announced the signing of veteran guard and 2018 NBA champion Nick Young..." December 10

  • Nuggets need more from Jamal Murray to survive injuries

    The Score "The injury bug is feasting on the Denver Nuggets like a swarm of locusts. Denver is down to just two members of the starting five it had to begin the season. Paul Millsap suffered a broken toe on Friday, Gary Harris will miss nearly a month after sustaining a hip injury on Monday, and..." December 09

  • Gary Harris reportedly out 3-4 weeks as Nuggets' injury issues mount

    Yahoo Finance "Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris will miss 3-4 weeks with a right hip injury, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. Harris previously missed two games in late November with a left ankle injury. But the hip issue is separate. It forced the..." December 08

  • Nuggets forward Paul Millsap suffered broken toe "Nuggets starting forward Paul Millsap has suffered a broken toe in his right foot, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.   The injury occurred midway through the third quarter of Friday's loss in Charlotte when Millsap landed awkwardly after contesting a shot. " December 08

  • Nuggets’ Will Barton improving, now week-to-week

    Pro Basketball Talk "Gary Harris is missing time with a strained hip. Isaiah Thomas is still recovering from off-season surgery and is not ready to return to the court. There is no timeline for rookie Michael Porter Jr.‘s return to the court following back surgery. Things are getting a little thin on the..." December 06

  • Nuggets' Gary Harris exits vs. Raptors with hip injury "Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris left Monday's game in Toronto with a hip injury and will not return, the Nuggets announced.   " December 04

  • With Fred Hoiberg Fired, Which NBA Coach Is On The Hot Seat Next?

    Dime Magazine "It didn’t take the NBA long to start firing coaches this year. Fred Hoiberg is the latest victim after he was fired by the Bulls a mere 24 games into the season. That seems early, but he wasn’t even the first coach to be let go this year. That honor belongs to Tyronn Lue..." December 03

  • Nuggets Granted Hardship Exception, Sign Brandon Goodwin

    Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets have been granted an injury hardship exception and have used their newly-available 16th roster spot to sign undrafted rookie guard Brandon Goodwin to a contract, the team announced today in a press release. Details of the deal weren’t revealed, but it figures to be a..." November 29

  • After beating LeBron's Lakers, Nuggets' Mike Malone sends message to visiting fans: 'Take that L on the way out''

    CBS Sports "The Denver Nuggets entered the season as a team that had the potential to wreak some havoc in the Western Conference. They showed why on Tuesday with a dominant 117-85 win over LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers. Following the game, head coach Mike Malone called out bandwagon..." November 28

  • LeBron James says Nuggets recruited him last summer

    Sportsnaut "At 13-7 on the season, the Denver Nuggets are one of the NBA’s biggest surprises. A talented young team, everything seems to be pointing in an upward trajectory in Mile High. Interestingly enough, the Nuggets could’ve been even better if the team were able to land a player..." November 27

  • Should the Denver Nuggets be interested in a potential Washington Wizards firesale?

    Denver Stiffs "There’s little doubt that the Washington Wizards are one of the most disappointing teams in the NBA early on this season. At a record of 5-11 the team has put themselves behind the pace early on and look to be in jeopardy of falling out of playoff contention before the calendars..." November 23

  • Nikola Jokic is the NBA’s throwback to the future

    SB Nation "Denver Nuggets All-Star Nikola Jokic is listed at 7’0 and 250 pounds, the height of a center and the weight of a slow, lumbering big man snatched straight out of a different era. Only one non-center, Boston’s Gershon Yabusele, weighs more, and the few centers that do..." November 22

  • Nuggets coach Michael Malone on Jamal Murray’s shooting: “He’s thinking too much”

    Denver Post "Jamal Murray has never lacked for confidence. Whether it’s drawing his trademark arrow in the midst of his 48-point outburst against Boston two weeks ago or working through a shooting slump, the 21-year-old doesn’t lose his swagger. But since plowing through..." November 20

  • Nuggets add WNBA legend Sue Bird to front office

    Clutch Points "The Denver Nuggets are looking like one of the year’s dark-horse contenders. They are currently 10-5 and ranked third in the Western Conference standings. They have a quality young core in Nikola Jokic, Gary Harris and Jamal Murray with a capable..." November 16

  • NBA commissioner Adam Silver previews technological advances coming to help fans enjoy games

    CBS Sports "The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world, but even with the talent and interest in the league at an all-time high, it's always looking at ways to improve the experience. Especially for fans. One way that could be possible is through the use of augmented and virtual..." November 15

  • There will be no swan song for Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets

    Denver Stiffs "Joe Dumars. He was the real MVP. If Dumars hadn’t fallen in love with the hype surrounding what basically amounted to a single workout for European prospect Darko Milicic then there’s a good chance Carmelo Anthonynever becomes a Nugget. The Nuggets would..." November 13

  • Nuggets’ Will Barton stays close with teammates during rehab: “I’m still in the fight”

    Denver Post "Will Barton, the heart and soul of the Nuggets, had as much fun as anyone amid Jamal Murray’s 48-point explosion on Monday night against Boston. Watching dutifully from the sidelines, Murray’s career-night served as both a momentary distraction from the grind of his rehab..." November 10

  • Jamal Murray Gets 48-Point Ball Back After Kyrie Irving Threw It Away

    Complex "A heated moment on the court led to a sweet story for one Denver Nuggets fan. During Monday's game against the Celtics, Kyrie Irving chucked the game ball in the stands after Nuggets guard Jamal Murray put up 48 points on his squad. Irving took offense at Murray's..." November 10

  • Nikola Jokic fined for postgame comments "Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been fined $25,000 for using derogatory and offensive language, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. Jokic made his comments to the media during a postgame interview following the..." November 08

  • Are the Denver Nuggets a Legit Threat to Warriors in Western Conference?

    Bleacher Report "Amid clutter and chaos in the Western Conference, high above unexpectedly slow starts from a few presumed powers, there stands an unlikely source of stable dominance: the Denver Nuggets. Oh, the Golden State Warriors are there, too. They're always there. Their reign over the West..." November 08

  • FAs Signed Now Can’t Be Traded Before Deadline

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s Collective Bargaining Agreement prevents a team from signing a player and then turning around and trading him shortly thereafter. If a club signs a free agent, without having reached an agreement on a sign-and-trade deal, then that club isn’t permitted to trade that player..." November 08

  • NBA To Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA and the players’ union have reached an agreement to televise the draft for this season’s All-Star Game, according to a report from Marc Stein and Kevin Draper of The New York Times. Sources tell Stein and Draper that a date for that draft has yet to be scheduled, but..." November 07

  • Murray meant 'no disrespect' with late shot attempt

    The Score "It was evident Jamal Murray was gunning for 50 points in the Denver Nuggets' 115-107 win over the visiting Boston Celtics. With his point total already pushed to a career-high 48, Murray took a pair of shots with fewer than 18 seconds left in a game that was essentially over - the sort of..." November 06

  • Kyrie Irving briefly heated over Jamal Murray's shot at buzzer for 50

    ESPN "Jamal Murray scored a career-high 48 points Monday night, but it was Kyrie Irving's reaction to Murray's decision to shoot a 3-pointer as time expired -- and with the outcome already well in hand -- that turned out to be the night's most memorable moment. Irving..." November 06

  • Brad Stevens Opens Up About Celtics’ Decision To Trade Isaiah Thomas

    NESN "Monday’s matchup between the Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets isn’t just a game between two of the NBA’s top teams, it’s also a chance for the C’s to see old friend Isaiah Thomas. Although Thomas won’t be playing as he continues to recover from hip..." November 06

  • Nuggets Decline Option On Tyler Lydon

    Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets won’t pick up the third-year option on power forward Tyler Lydon, tweetsMike Singer of The Denver Post. The 24th pick in the 2017 draft, Lydon was acquired from the Jazz as part of the return for Donovan Mitchell, who finished second in last..." November 01

  • How NBA sparked the American sports gambling gold rush

    ESPN "On a Saturday afternoon in October, the race and sportsbook at the Borgata Hotel Casino is packed with horse racing enthusiasts cheering on the ponies. No one is paying attention to what's hanging on the wall, but it's a big deal, a sign of a monumental shift in the American..." November 01

  • Nuggets Exercise Options On Murray, Hernangomez, Beasley

    Hoops Rumors "The Nuggets have officially exercised their 2019/20 team options on Jamal Murray, Juan Hernangomez, and Malik Beasley, the team confirmed today (via Twitter). Michael Scotto of The Athletic had reported on Monday that Beasley’s option would be picked up,..." October 30

  • '107 is the new 100.' How scoring trends in the NBA are setting a new bar for what a good defense is.

    Los Angeles Times "Washington coach Scott Brooks stood outside the visiting locker room at Staples Center on Monday night, a tinge of defeatism in his voice — and this was before his team allowed the Clippers to score 136 points. The scoring this season is completely rewriting the rules of what a..." October 30