With the deadline to exercise team options on three rookie contracts looming tomorrow the Nuggets have made their decisions. Denver picked up the options on Evan Fournier ($1.4 million for 2014-2015) and Kenneth Faried ($2.2 million dollars in 2014-2015) and declined the option on Jordan Hamilton.
Well after much deliberation during preseason, Brian Shaw has finally announced the starting five that will take the court Wednesday in Sacromento. And boy, it’s a doozie. If Lawson plays, Shaw says he will start, along with Randy Foye, JJ Hickson, Anthony Randolph and JaVale McGee. #Nuggets — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) October 29, 2013 Wilson […]
With rosters needing to be finalized and down to 15 players by 5:00 ET on Monday evening the Nuggets announced that they have waived Damion James.
According to the Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey, Ty Lawson is a game-time decision for tonight’s preseason game against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a back injury. The report says that Lawson suffered the injury fighting through a screen during last night’s victory over the Spurs and is going to play the injury cautiously saying that […]
A few days ago I asked the RMC community to come up with story ideas because our writers were all out. Many readers submitted some fine ideas, which we plan on covering in the coming days, but none can compare to the real-life physical harassment and criminal mischief charges Ty Lawson obtained this past Saturday […]
The 2013-2014 Denver Nuggets’ schedule has been released by the NBA. The team opens on October 30th in Sacramento against the Kings with the home opener falling two nights later against the Portland Trail Blazers. According to a release by the team the Nuggets will be featured on national television 20 times this season with six […]
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!Sports.com, Nuggets guard Erick Green has reached a one-year contract agreement with Italian team Siena, a “Euroleague power,” as Woj puts it. The article also points out how “Siena has a strong recent history of success with guards” and “has won seven consecutive Italian League championships.” The Nuggets will retain […]
As first reported by Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski the Nuggets and center Timofey Mozgov have finally reached an agreement on a three year, $14 million contract extension. According to Wojnarowski sign-and-trades were talked about but the Nuggets and Mozgov finally came together on the terms of the deal and were able to get it done. The […]
Adrian Wojnarowski has an update on the Iguodala situation at Yahoo! Sports, reporting that “the Golden State Warriors are in advanced discussions on a three-way, sign-and-trade scenario centered on delivering a trade exception and Utah Jazz free agent Randy Foye to the Denver Nuggets”:
While Nuggets fans were wondering who the team would go out and sign in free agency, the new front office decided to drop a massive bomb. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets have signed J.J. Hickson to a 3-year, $15 million deal.
As the reaction here at Roundball Mining Company and towards me on Twitter has trickled in surrounding the loss of Andre Iguodala a general consensus seems to be forming that the move isn’t that big a deal for the Nuggets in the 2014 season. The explanations seem to be centering around two things, that Iguodala […]
As reported on Twitter from Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski Andre Iguodala has agreed to a contract with the Golden State Warriors. Andre Igoudala has reached agreement with Golden State on a four year, $48 million deal with the Warriors, league source tells Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 5, 2013 This becomes another blow […]
More analysis to come but for those who are unaware of Green’s game, see the video below. He led the nation in scoring last year, won ACC Player of the Year and is generally seen as an excellent selection (perhaps even a steal) at 46. This is now the second year in a row that […]
According to The Denver Post’s Benjamin Hochman, the Nuggets will trade Rudy Gobert to Utah for the 46th pick in the draft and cash. More analysis to come! UPDATE: According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Nuggets are also working on trading Kosta Koufos to the Memphis Grizzlies for Darrell Arthur and the 55th pick in […]
According to Benjamin Hochman of the Denver Post, Brian Shaw has agreed to become the new coach of the Nuggets. Shaw most recently worked as an assistant under Frank Vogel in Indiana and has also worked on the staff of Phil Jackson when he was with the Lakers. Shaw has been a hot name in […]
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo!Sports.com, San Antonio Spurs assistant Brett Brown is now a “serious candidate” to fill the Nuggets’ current head-coaching vacancy. Brown reportedly traveled to Denver on Sunday night to meet with Josh Kroenke and new general manager Tim Connelly. In a different report Wojnarowski claims Kroenke was prepared to offer Doc […]
Things finally seem to be turning the proper direction in Denver as Adrian Wojnarowski just reported via Twitter that the Nuggets have found their new GM. The Denver Nuggets have hired New Orleans executive Tim Connelly be the franchise’s general manager, league sources tell Yahoo! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 17, 2013 Connelly is […]
As if things couldn’t get any worse or more chaotic in Denver at the moment, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Nuggets Vice President Pete D’Alessandro has agreed to become the new general manager of the Sacramento Kings. D’Alessandro had been rumored to be the front runner to take over for the departed Masai Ujiri […]
In an off-season that started with discussions of George Karl’s future before rapidly shifting to the future of Masai Ujiri everything has now suddenly come full circle as Yahoo! has reported the firing of George Karl. According to the report the main reasoning was that Karl was adamant on getting a contract extension before the […]