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 […]

Update — Nuggets release Miller, Williams, Benimon

According to Shams Charania of RealGM.com, the Denver Nuggets have officially released forward Quincy Miller. This is a move that has been widely speculated amongst Nuggets fans this preseason (Joel being the most recent to post about it) as Miller continuously failed to live up to the unreasonable expectations set for him after being drafted […]

Woj: Nuggets, Faried agree to five-year, $60 million extension

Kenneth Faried’s nonstop effort, late season surge and impressive performance with Team USA have apparently paid off. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports: Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has reached agreement on a five-year, $60 million contract extension, league sources told Yahoo Sports. […] The deal includes a partial guarantee in the fifth year […]

Carmelo’s “underrated” superstar

Ex-Nugget Carmelo Anthony told ESPN’s Chris Broussard, when asked if he was underrated because he hadn’t won a title:   “I think I’m the most underrated superstar that’s out there”   This is a bit of a head-scratcher. Those of us who’ve been Nuggets faithful remember how Melo took a team who hadn’t been great and turned […]

Gallinari: “I think I will be ready for the first game of the preseason”

It appears that Danilo Gallinari may finally be approaching the completion of his long, arduous road to recovery from the torn ACL injury he suffered near the end of the 2012-13 season. Per Jeff Caplan of NBA.com: “I’m not at the same level that I left basketball because I haven’t played a game in a […]

Lawson clowns Harden’s defense – can he back it up?

Ty Lawson put the smackdown on James Harden via his Instagram feed last week, and to date, Harden has made no response. Smells like Lawson may be on to something. Plenty of players in the NBA get by on lackluster defense. This article posted on House of Houston comments on Harden’s defense, but also notes Nuggets […]

Faried is doing his thing at the World Cup and that’s good for the Nuggets

As some of you may have noticed, the FIBA World Cup is currently in full swing in Spain, and Team USA has, at the time of this writing, won its first four games. Apart from a subpar first half against Turkey, the US has rolled relatively pain-free through these games, despite having lost a lot […]

Cavs zealous for Moz: Three reasons why the Nuggets should oblige

The guy the Cavs are trying to trade for is Tim[ofey] Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. He played with David [Blatt] with the Russian national team. (…) They have been trying to trade for him for the last six, eight weeks. – See more at: http://hoopshype.com/rumors/tag/denver_nuggets#sthash.JXQ9HU5P.dpuf On Tuesday, longtime LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers reporter […]