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Ranking the NBA’s Top 100 players of the 2018-19 season: 100-51

After using a formula to rank players by position, it’s time to add a human element to rank the 100 best players in the NBA. The NBA offseason is coming to a close, which means it’s time to post a Top 100 NBA players list, a snapshot of the league’s landscape heading into next season. After ranking players...

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9 hours ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Three events which could destroy the Denver Nuggets’ chances

The Denver Nuggets have a promising season ahead of them. However, there are a few potential events that could derail their season. The Denver Nuggets are in for a tough season, but a promising one. Granted, last year was supposed to be the season they got back into the playoff dance, but things went...

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15 hours ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: the heart behind the logo

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Nuggets player? Maybe we don’t need to find out. “The shortest distance between two people is a story.” -Patti Digh I’d spent three months working across a desk from one of the biggest curmudgeons I’ve ever met in my life. If I said it was a nice...

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15 hours ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Are the Denver Nuggets better than the Oklahoma City Thunder?

Locked on Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by James Holas aka Snottie Drippin. The two of us discuss the likelihood of the Nuggets missing the playoffs as well as the season outlook for the OKC Thunder. Segment 1: The downside for the ThunderSegment 2: The upside for the ThunderSegment 3:...

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15 hours ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Oklahoma City Thunder

Denver Nuggets: How the SF minutes could be distributed

We’re closing in on the season opener and we’ve all voiced our opinions on what the Denver Nuggets will look like this season. So what’s the unexpected that only Michael Malone and Nuggets players could see coming? I’ll start with the minutes left over at small forward (SF) with...

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16 hours ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

After hip surgery, Isaiah Thomas not 100 percent for start of Denver training camp

After hip surgery, Isaiah Thomas not 100 percent for start of Denver training camp

Thomas had hip surgery in April and could miss "a while."

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23 hours ago, NBC Sports, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets 2018-19 Player Previews: Jarred Vanderbilt

Last Season: Jarred Vanderbilt battled foot and ankle injuries all season long as a freshman at Kentucky, playing in jus

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1 day ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets

Shams: Jimmy Butler requests trade from Minnesota Timberwolves

With less than a week before training camp opens, star wing Jimmy Butler reportedly wants out of Minny. According to Shams Charania and Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic, star wing Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves

Woj: Nuggets to sign Donald Sloan to a training camp deal

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN has reported that the Nuggets will sign Donald Sloan to a training camp deal On Tuesday, news broke that Isaiah Thomas is still rehabbing his hip injury and it looks increasingly likely that the former MVP candidate will not be ready in time for the start of training camp....

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Report: Isaiah Thomas may not be ready for Denver Nuggets training camp

Isaiah Thomas' availability for training camp remains in question as he continues to work his way back from hip surgery, according to Nuggets reporter Christopher Dempsey.

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1 day ago, NBA, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic’s NBA comparison is…

Who does Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets best resemble? His game is unique, and matching him is tricky…see if you agree with his comparison. Jokic’s game: Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets is smooth and awkward….slick and klutzy. This dude can barely dunk, even at 6’11. However,...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Former Denver Nuggets coach retires

Former Denver Nuggets coach retires. In a previous article it was noted that Denver’s defense would determine how far Denver would go next season. Also noted in that article was the role Jeff Bzdelik played in Houston’s massive improvement on the defensive end. What never got mentioned...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Are the San Antonio Spurs better than the Denver Nuggets?

Locked on Denver Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by Bruno Passos of Pounding the Rock to talk about the San Antonio Spurs and whether or not they will be better this season than the Denver Nuggets. We go over the key additions and subtractions to the Spurs roster, strengths and weaknesses...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs

Tim Connelly: “We want [Isaiah Thomas] to be right” before putting him on the floor

No current timetable is given in this quote from an interview with Chris Dempsey for Altitude You have to give it to Chris Dempsey: he knows how to tease an interview. In a Twitter post Dempsey quoted Tim Connelly, the President of Basketball Operations for the Denver Nuggets, regarding Isaiah Thomas’s...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Avance de los jugadores de los Nuggets del 2018-19: Juancho Hernangomez

Temporada pasada: La campaña 2017-18 fue una montaña rusa para Juancho Hernangomez, quien tenía altas expectativas de destacar después de

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1 day ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets 2018-19 Player Previews: Tyler Lydon

Last Season: Tyler Lydon was limited to 16 games during his first season in the NBA, due to injury.

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2 days ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets

One thing to improve: Nikola Jokic

The franchise player is getting paid like one after signing a new contract. But to take the next step, he needs to work on a facet of his game that hasn’t been talked about during the offseason. This is the fifth part of a series in which a Denver Stiffs writer identifies one skill that they would like...

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2 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Comparing the ’09 and 85 teams

The Denver Nuggets’ two best teams in their history have been the 2009 and 1985 squads. The Denver Nuggets have had a few teams in their history who had championship potential. Some of the teams have boasted players of the likes of Kiki Vandeweghe, Alex English and Dan Issel. Some have had the...

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2 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves are in the same boat

Locked on Denver Nuggets Podcast In this episode, I am joined by Zach Harper of the Count the Dings podcast network to discuss the outlook for the Minnesota Timberwolves this season and how they stack up against the Denver Nuggets. Segment 1: The risk of the Wolves’ season going up in flamesSegment 2:...

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2 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves

Denver Nuggets: Their defensive potential

The Denver Nuggets have been notoriously bad at defense for a few years now. The Denver Nuggets achilles heel has been their defense the last year and season before. However, the potential to move up in the defensive rankings will be there this season. With a new and fully healthy roster, the Nuggets...

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2 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

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