Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: 3 goals for Gary Harris in 2019-20

The Denver Nuggets have a deep roster, but they still rely on their starters. Gary Harris had a letdown year last season, and next year will be huge. The Denver Nuggets signed Gary Harris to a hefty contract before he reached the final year of his deal. Initially, that contract has not looked so great....

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4 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: How does squad fare in Western Conference duo era?

The Denver Nuggets watched several Western Conference foes improve, as a collection of superstar duos took shape. Here’s how Denver’s own tandem compares. The Denver Nuggets landed a Western Conference No. 2-seed last year, finishing with a 54-28 record. The success came primarily due to...

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5 days ago, Hoops Habit, Denver Nuggets

Two Nuggets traded player exceptions expired Monday

 A pair of Nuggets traded player exceptions expired on Monday, one year after the team sent Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur to Brooklyn in a salary dump. Denver created trade exceptions worth $13.76M and $5.92M in that swap, but ultimately didn’t end up finding a use for them. While those Nuggets TPEs...

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5 days ago, Yardbarker, Denver Nuggets

Where do Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray rank among the best NBA duos?

Locked on Denver Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by Ryan Blackburn to talk about his recent article on the comparison between Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, and Kobe and Shaq. Don’t laugh. Okay laugh a little bit. But Ryan does a nice job of explaining why the comparison works, at least...

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6 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets are the real “trust the process” team

The Nuggets stand in contrast to the rest of the NBA In this video, I make the case that the Denver Nuggets are unique in the NBA for their steadfast approach to building slowly through the draft and placing a premium on continuity. Six teams began to rebuild back at the start of the 2014-15 season,...

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6 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Where They Stand in the Western Conference

The Denver Nuggets have had a relatively quiet offseason while the rest of the Western Conference has gone crazy. They may have slipped as a result. This has been one of the craziest offseasons in years. Countless players have changed teams via trades, free agency and the draft, and it’s unlikely...

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6 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets are betting on Jamal Murray becoming the next Kobe Bryant

How can Jamal Murray justify his new contract extension? Be the Kobe to Nikola Jokic’s Shaquille O’Neal Jamal Murray made a leap in the 2019 postseason. Now, it’s time to make THE leap. An underwhelming 2018-19 regular season underscored the feelings of Denver Nuggets fans heading into the 2019 playoffs...

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6 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Game Recap: Rockets 105, Nuggets 96

LAS VEGAS -- Chris Clemons��� double-double and Deng Adel���s team-high 20 points helped propel the Houston Rockets to a 105-96 win against the Denver Nuggets in a Las Vegas Summer League consolation game Saturday night at Cox Pavilion.

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1 week ago, NBA, Houston Rockets, Denver Nuggets

LVSL GameThread: Nuggets vs. Rockets

Anyone know if Cancar’s contract is a full one? Also, any educated guesses on if Bol Bol will get a 2-way or full?

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1 week ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets

Nuggets Expected To Sign Draft-And-Stash Vlatko Cancar

Nuggets Expected To Sign Draft-And-Stash Vlatko Cancar

The Denver Nuggets are expected to sign 22-year-old draft-and-stash prospect Vlatko Cancar, Emiliano Carchia of Sportando reports. Cancar spent last season in Spain’s Liga ACB and is a regular on the Slovenian national team. Cancar was Denver’s second-round pick in 2017 but has played...

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1 week ago, SLAM Magazine, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets reportedly set to sign draft-and-stash prospect Vlatko Cancar

The Nuggets are expected to sign Slovenian prospect Vlatko Cancar, a source tells Emiliano Carchia of Sportnado (Twitter link).  Cancar was Denver’s second-round pick (49th overall) in the 2017 NBA Draft. Cancar, 22, was selected as a draft-and-stash player, expected to remain in Europe for a couple...

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1 week ago, Yardbarker, Denver Nuggets

Three key areas of improvement for Denver Nuggets rising star Jamal Murray

The Denver Nuggets made a great show of faith in Jamal Murray when they agreed to a five-year max-contract extension with him this offseason. We look at 3 key areas he could improve in to live up to his new deal. The Denver Nuggets made the ultimate show of confidence in point guard Jamal Murray […] Three...

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1 week ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Jerami Grant is a combination of every power forward who has succeeded alongside Nikola Jokic

How Jerami Grant brings the best of Kenneth Faried, Mason Plumlee, and Juancho Hernangomez It became apparent sometime during his sophomore season that Nikola Jokic was going to be the centerpiece of the Denver Nuggets for years to come. He was named the full-time starter on December 15th, 2016 but it...

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1 week ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Jerami Grant vs. Torrey Craig at Small Forward

The Denver Nuggets have multiple players that can start at the small forward spot, and the battle between Jerami Grant and Torrey Craig should be great. The Denver Nuggets traded for Jerami Grant earlier this week to help strengthen their forward rotation. As a result, some changes are likely going to...

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1 week ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

The Jerami Grant acquisition improves Nikola Jokic’s odds for MVP

The Nuggets will be better, and Nikola Jokic will be better too. For the first time in a long time, the Denver Nuggets had a top five Most Valuable Player candidate on their roster. Nikola Jokic placed fourth in MVP voting in 2018-19, becoming the first Nugget to do so since David Thompson in 1977-78....

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1 week ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

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1 week ago, FOX Sports, Denver Nuggets

Coach David Thorpe on Jerami Grant and the Denver Nuggets

Locked on Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by coach David Thorpe, partner and lead analyst for TrueHoop.com as well as the executive director of the Pro Training Center. Coach Thorpe has been training professional basketball players for over 20 years and has worked with over 70 current or...

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1 week ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets 24K Podcast, Episode 16

In this edition of the 24K podcast, Chris Dempsey and Katy Winge sit down in Las Vegas during NBA Summer League with Vlatko Cancar as he

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1 week ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Projected starting lineup roles for 2019-20

The Denver Nuggets may see a new-look starting lineup after the recent acquisition of Jerami Grant. Here’s a breakdown of the expected role for each starter. The Denver Nuggets were a surprise to many last season, posting a shocking 54-28 record and landing the 2-seed in the Western Conference....

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1 week ago, Hoops Habit, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: The Case for Will Barton Coming off the Bench

The Denver Nuggets paid Will Barton handsomely to start for them last offseason, but they should move him to the bench for the 2019-20 season. The Denver Nuggets are a team that beats you more with a collective effort than the efforts of one singular player. No one on the roster is going to average […] Denver...

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1 week ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

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