Anthony Randolph tops the trio of enigmatic seven-footers on Denver’s roster at no. 10 in our #NuggetsRank series. It’s going to surprise a lot of Nuggets fans that he ranks ahead of incumbent centers Kosta Koufos and Timofey Mozgov despite being the least likely to receive playing time among all three.
News broke yesterday out of the NBA referee camp that a new measure to fine players for flopping based on post-game review is expected to be initiated in the upcoming season. In his recent post on the matter, Ken Berger raises some important concerns, among hem:
Rounding out the bottom five of our #NuggetsRank countdown is third-year center Timofey Mozgov. Although he showed tangible improvement in terms of production, Mozgov never found a consistent role in an up-and-down sophomore season with the Nuggets. He now enters the final year of his contract as one of the biggest unknowns on the team.
Some Denver Nuggets fans may find it surprising that the No. 12 player in Roundball Mining Company’s #NuggetsRank series is Kosta Koufos. After all, he may have started the season coming off the bench, but he performed admirably as a starter after Timofey Mozgov went down with an ankle injury in early February last season. […]
Sophomore point guard Julyan Stone comes in at No. 13 in Roundball Mining Company’s #NuggetsRank series, rounding out the trio of players most likely to be on the inactive list to start the season. Although Stone is entering into his second year with the Nuggets, his future in the NBA remains largely unclear. After Denver […]
We briefly interrupt Roundball Mining Company’s #NuggetsRank series to present our final installment on the ESPN/Truehoop 2012 NBA player rankings (which you can follow at @NBAonESPN using the #NBArank hashtag). The three remaining Nuggets players have now appeared in the rankings, with Danilo Gallinari coming in at 54, Ty Lawson at 48, and Andre Iguodala […]
Funny how things work in life. A mere three months ago Evan Fournier was the pariah of Nuggets Nation before even stepping foot on the court wearing blue and yellow. Then when he actually did, you know, start playing basketball — people come around. And fast.
Kicking off Roundball Mining Company’s 15-part #NuggetsRank series is Quincy Miller. At No. 15, he was a unanimous selection by our writers for this spot. Though young and still wildly in need of improvement, Miller is also teeming with the type of raw potential that very few Nuggets possess.
For over a month our writers have been in discussion about an upcoming series that ranks the Denver Nuggets from 1-15. In conjunction with the current ESPN #NBArank, we’ve come up with our own formula for ranking the Denver Nuggets (it’s actually not that complicated). After adding up all our writers’ scores and fielding everyone’s […]
The ESPN/Truehoop 2012 NBA player rankings (which you can follow at @NBAonESPN using the #NBArank hashtag) are now starting to get into the upper echelons and have counted down to players 71-80. Continuing with our look at where Nuggets players were ranked (previous posts here and here), here is an updated list including the first […]
The Italian national team wrapped up a very successful summer with an 83-58 win over Belarus yesterday, concluding Eurobasket qualifying with a perfect 8-0 record. Danilo Gallinari led the way with 16 points and 12 rebounds to cap off an impressive stint with the national team, which won 8 straight games despite lacking Gallo’s fellow […]
Jessica Redfield Gawhi’s passion for sports was undeniable. Before being senselessly gunned down in the Aurora theater shooting, she was pursuing her dream of being becoming a sports reporter and worked as an intern and Altitude Sports & Entertainment. Passionate and smart, Jessica always took time to help those in need. Prior to her death, […]
In a previous post on how Andre Iguodala may bolster the Denver Nuggets perimeter defense, a troubling fact was brought to light: In terms of field goal percentages allowed, in both long range 2-point and 3-point shots the Nuggets were dead last in the league last season. Allowing a long-two field goal percentage of 41.4 […]
With training camp a little more than three weeks away, the Nuggets’ 2012-2013 roster appears to be set with Thursday afternoon’s announcement that the team has signed second-round pick Quincy Miller to a multi-year contract. Terms weren’t disclosed, but it appears to be a 3-year deal at the minimum. As is standard with a lot […]
A very happy Labor Day to our Roundball Mining Company readers! We hope you’re having a great holiday weekend, and we give a big appreciative shout out to all of you who are working hard out there. In the spirit of doing work, here’s a list of some of the hardest working Nuggets from the […]
Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you’re ready to play as tough as you’re able to, you’d better go out there and do it… Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s being able to take it as well as […]
With Denver’s roster currently standing at 14 players, an important deadline looms next week concerning the Nuggets’ final roster spot. According to the excellent CBA FAQ from Larry Coon (already updated for this season), second round picks must be offered a contract by September 6th or they become free agents. This of course has great […]