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 […]

3-and-D: Denver’s biggest Free Agency need

The NBA’s second (and arguably most intriguing) season is upon us. At midnight, the clock struck Free Agency, and many high-profile players are now on the market, looking for lucrative contracts. The biggest names- LeBron James (sort of), LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love and Marc Gasol, to name a few- will all draw attention from across […]

Nuggets draft Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Radicevic

In the days and weeks leading up to the draft, Nuggets GM Tim Connelly didn’t mix words about swinging for the fences with his lottery pick, Denver’s first top 10 selection in 12 years. That long-awaited pivotal moment finally came Thursday night and it didn’t disappoint. The Nuggets came out of the 2015 draft without making […]

Job Opening

In the last few days, we’ve seen reports of Mike D’Antoni and now Mike Malone interviewing for the Nuggets vacant head coaching job. Nuggets faithful might have been under the impression that the job was Melvin Hunt’s to lose, as the team’s record did improve under his interim tenure, showed more energy on the floor, and […]

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 […]