Links: Matt Moore on Jameer Nelson, Kenneth Faried

Denver-based NBA writer Matt Moore is doing some of the best Nuggets analysis anywhere, and today he’s brought us two excellent Nuggets features at First up is The Vet: Jameer Nelson and the ever-evolving role of an NBA leader. Moore and Jameer give us a detailed look at the process of becoming a veteran in […]

Nuggets drop preseason opener to Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers bested the Nuggets 103-96 in Friday’s NBA preseason opener and there was plenty of good and bad to glean from the Nuggets’ performances. Here a few key takeaways from the early preseason action. Ballhandling issues and turnovers The Nuggets got off to a slow start and the first half offense looked […]

Why the Nuggets signed Mike Miller

Mike Miller officially got a buyout from Portland last week and was set to clear waivers on Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after that happened, Christopher Dempsey confirmed reports that he was Denver-bound. According to Dempsey, the Nuggets have officially signed Miller to a one-year deal. Miller is 35 years old and entering his 16th NBA season. The Nuggets were […]

Nuggets and Mike Miller Reportedly Have Deal

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Denver Nuggets are considered “strong favorites” to land veteran sharpshooter Mike Miller. Miller was waived by the Portland Trail Blazers earlier today. Once he clears waivers on Wednesday the two sides are believed to agree on a one-year deal. Miller spent last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Full report […]

Measuring success for the Denver Nuggets in 2015-2016

What makes for a successful NBA season? As training camp nears, that is a question NBA fans will be asking about every team. The answer is the same for the vast majority of them — winning. Wins and losses are usually the sole determining factor of who gets hired and fired in the NBA. Teams […]

Mudiay shows off redesigned Nuggets uniforms

We’ve known for a while the Nuggets were refreshing their uniforms with some minor changes for the upcoming season. Last weekend, Emmanuel Mudiay gave us our first on-court look of the new digs at the annual NBA rookie photoshoot. Have a look at the newly updated uniforms below and check out the full gallery at The changes […]

Link: Andrew Feinstein on NBA Africa game

Our friend Andrew Feinstein of Denver Stiffs has an excellent dispatch from Johannesburg on the first ever NBA game in Africa. Feinstein is a veteran of the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders camps in Africa and brings us some great insight on the historic night. There were plenty of Denver Nuggets connections in the game and Andrew […]

Report: Nuggets waive Papanikolaou

One of the biggest pieces the Nuggets received in the Ty Lawson trade is already on his way out. According to David Pick of, the Nuggets plan to waive newly-acquired forward Kostas Papanikolaou. Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou, source said. His $4.7 million deal is non-guaranteed. — David Pick (@IAmDPick) August 1, 2015 […]

Report: Nuggets retain Gallinari, Arthur

After creating some additional flexibility with the Lawson trade, the Nuggets put it to use to retain two of their own. The Post’s Chris Dempsey is reporting that the Nuggets have worked out an extension Danilo Gallinari and agreed to terms on a new contract for Darrell Arthur. The signings are expected to be finalized later this week. Gallinari […]

Ty Lawson trade who’s to blame

So the Lawson era in Denver is officially over. The final guy from the Melo/Thuggets squad has been traded to Houston for salary cap space and a late 1st rounder. What’s crazy is just a year ago he was the face of the franchise and considered a borderline all-star. Now, the Nuggets were lucky to get […]

Ty Lawson traded to Houston Rockets

After months of speculation the Nuggets have finally moved on from troubled point guard Ty Lawson, agreeing to send him to the Houston Rockets for four players and a lottery-protected 2016 first round pick. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported the deal Sunday night. Denver will send Lawson and a 2017 second round pick in return […]

Nuggets drop final summer league game to Wizards

The Nuggets wrapped up summer league Friday night with a 97-89 loss to the Washington Wizards. After two straight weeks of practices and games, the team looked weary and decided to rest Emmanuel Mudiay, Gary Harris, and Joffrey Lauvergne for the final game. Harris and Mudiay told me after the game they were healthy and […]

Nuggets lose tournament opener to Hawks

The Nuggets quest for the (summer league) championship ended Thursday night in an 82-73 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The same two teams played in Denver’s summer league opener last Friday, which the Nuggets won going away. The Hawks turned the tables in tonight’s rematch with some key defensive adjustments on Mudiay and just more […]

Summer League Notebook: Scouting the future Nuggets

Unlike most teams at summer league, who usually bring 2-3 rookies and second year players, the Nuggets are evaluating a good chunk of their actual roster next season. Rookies Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Jokic signed their first contracts and will start their careers in Denver. Gary Harris and Joffrey Lauvergne were on the roster last […]

Lawson arrested for DUI again

Nuggets troubled point guard Ty Lawson was arrested again last night for DUI in Los Angeles. This is his second DUI arrest in the last six months. Lawson was also charged with a DUI in Denver, back in January. He’s was placed in custody with bail set at $5000. Lawson was arrested at 2:30 AM after failing a field sobriety test. Cops […]

Nuggets top Heat 86-83 in wild summer league finish

The Nuggets edged the Heat for their third straight summer league win in thrilling fashion, winning 86-83 off an Ian Clark go-ahead three with 1.7 seconds remaining. Erick Green sank two crucial free throws after the Heat turned the ball over on their final possession, sealing the win for Denver in what had been a […]

Nuggets re-sign Jameer Nelson

According to Shams Charania of RealGm the Nuggets have reached an agreement in principle with free agent point guard Jameer Nelson on a three year deal. With ESPN’S  Marc Stein reporting the deal is for $13.5 Million. Nelson who came over in the midseason trade of Nate Robinson had been identified as one of the Nuggets […]