Five things to watch this offseason

Last season was one to forget for the Denver Nuggets. 2014-2015 saw the Nuggets lose 50 games and finish with a losing record at home for the first time since 2002-2003. Home attendance plummeted to 28th in the league from a respectable 19th in 2014 and 14th 2013, a franchise-best 57-win season. TV ratings also fell off […]

Dempsey: Injury Updates

Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) has been ruled out of tomorrow’s game vs. Utah #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Darrell Arthur’s knee strain is revised to a calf strain and he is doubtful for tomorrow’s game vs. Utah. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Kenneth Faried (thumb), who missed Wednesday’s game, is likely […]

Trade deadline signals overdue change of thinking

At last season’s trade deadline, then-rookie GM Tim Connelly didn’t mix words about where he thought the Nuggets were headed. He boldly proclaimed that his team got better after trading for Jan Vesely and Aaron Brooks, dismissing the notion that the Nuggets were doing anything other than reloading and getting healthy for another immediate playoff push. As we […]

Link: Nuggets Sign Lauvergne

In addition to adding three expiring contracts players from Portland, Denver agreed to terms with 2013 draft pick Joffrey Lauvergne today. Denver closes out deadline day with roughly the same draft picks as they started (swapping OKC’s future first rounder for Portland’s) and significantly more salary flexibility for this offseason. It remains to be seen if […]

Woj: JaVale McGee traded to Sixers

Shortly after unloading Arron Afflalo for a first and a second, the Nuggets have used their OKC pick to send JaVale McGee to the Philadelphia 76ers, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Denver has agreed to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, along with a first-round pick via OKC, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian […]

Link: Tim Connelly interview on Colorado Sports Guys

Our friends over at Colorado Sports Guys have another expansive chat with Nuggets GM Tim Connelly and it’s a must-listen. Nate Timmons and Jeff Morton asked Tim about the current state of the team, his evaluation process and how that plays into determining the direction for the future. Be sure to check out the podcast, in which […]

Timofey Mozgov traded to Cleveland

Reports out of ESPN’s Marc Stein and Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski confirm that the long-rumored Mozgov to Cavs trade is a done deal. The Nuggets are trading Mozgov for two first-round picks and no additional players in return. The Cavaliers will use an exception to absorb Mozgov’s $4.65mil salary. Cleveland just acquired a 2015 first […]

Danilo Gallinari has torn mensicus in good knee

Late Sunday morning, the Nuggets announced that Danilo Gallinari is out with a right knee meniscal tear. Gallo has spent the better part of two years recovering from multiple ACL surgeries in his left knee. Gallo apparently suffered the injury after scoring a season-high 19 points in 28 minutes in a win over the Pacers. […]

Rumors: Nuggets interested in Lance Stephenson, could field offers for Chandler

The Denver Nuggets continue to be mentioned in trade rumors, this time in connection with the mercurial Lance Stephenson. After Denver’s small forward Wilson Chandler was mentioned in connection with the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this week, Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio named the Nuggets in a roundup of Lance Stephenson trade rumors Monday. […]

Notes on the Arnovitz piece

As Charlie posted on Monday, ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz has composed a fantastic dissection of the Denver Nuggets organization under Josh Kroenke. To echo what Charlie said, there’s a lot to digest. This is no light bread-and-butter appetizer, but rather a savory meat and potatoes entree. It’s heavy and sometimes difficult to swallow, but without question […]