Linking you up before the Finals, while exploring Felton trade scenarios in the process

Though this is strictly a Denver Nuggets-themed blog, I don’t think I’d be going to far as to say most of the our readers are likely going to be watching the Mavericks and Heat go at it in the 2011 NBA Finals this year. So, Roundball Mining Company has dug up an assortment of different links to help you further get acquainted with the nuances of this historic series. (more…)

Nuggets Big Board 1.0

With the No. 22 pick in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft, the Nuggets have a lot of options to consider. Should we go big, regardless of what talent lurks at our selection, or should we simply take the best player in the draft discarding any specific team needs? Though I believe it would be in the Nuggets best interest to select the best available big man, there’s no doubt that some of the most talented players hanging around at No. 22 will likely be wing players and point guards, therefore the Nuggets big board needs to take into consideration a combination of these two draft strategies. (more…)

Should he stay or should he go: Wilson Chandler

The Denver Nuggets have a lot of decisions to make this summer.  They sport one of the deepest rosters in the league, but many players have uncertain futures due to expiring contracts or the potential to clear up positional logjams via trades.  Over the next few days we will be looking at certain players to determine who must stay, and who must go.  We began the series looking at J.R. Smith.  Today we turn to Wilson Chandler…

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Recent Nuggets news involving Nene, Mozgov’s minutes and draft prospects

Tonight Vic Lombardi released this tweet in regards to Nene’s future as a Nugget: “Karl told me Nene WILL be here” (more…)

Denver Nuggets licence plates to become available July 1

On Thursday, May 19, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed House Bill 11-1316, or “The Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets Signature License Plate Bill,” which will enable Kroenke Sports Charities to distribute specialized Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche-themed license plates to the citizens of Colorado. (more…)

Should he stay, or should he go: J.R. Smith

The Denver Nuggets have a lot of decisions to make this summer.  They sport one of the deepest rosters in the league, but many players have uncertain futures either due to expiring contracts or the potential to clear up positional logjams via trades.  Over the next few days we will be looking at these players to determine who must stay and who must go.  We start off with one of the most decisive Nuggets, J.R. Smith. (more…)

A brief diary of the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery

Quite a few storylines unfolded on Tuesday night in Secaucus, N.J., but none were bigger than the Cavaliers winning two of the top four overall picks behind the fortuitous, and confident, 14-year-old Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and team representative for the night. (more…)

SLAM Online features Arron Afflalo

Check out this short interview with Nuggets shooting guard, Arron Afflalo, and make sure to view the photos while you’re at it!

Prospecting: Digging for gold in the 2011 NBA Draft

With the Denver Nuggets already out of the playoffs and the NBA Draft a little over a month away, speculation on how the Nuggets will approach the draft and who it will take with the 22nd pick is firmly underway. Equipped with an enticing asset in Raymond Felton as well as the less attractive Al Harrington — both of whom are overshadowed at their respective positions by other teammates, thus making them somewhat trade-able — the Nuggets have the option to make a variety of moves if prompted. (more…)

Dirty Laundry: Denver Nuggets offseason priority list

With the Playoffs firmly underway and free agency right around the corner, it’s time to take a look at the most, and least, important tasks the Denver Nuggets must undertake in order to remain competitive in the Western Conference. (more…)

Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown tour coming to Denver

On Saturday, May 7, at 4 p.m. the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown tour will be coming to Denver’s Civic Center Park. (more…)