Film Room: Jusuf Nurkic’s defense and passing

In the wake of the NBA draft last June, few could have imagined that a significant chunk of the Nuggets fan base would, at the onset of the 2014-15 season, be more excited about Denver’s largely unkown 16th pick from Bosnia than the return of Danilo Gallinari. Yet here we are. Right out of the […]

An optimist’s guide to the 2014-15 Denver Nuggets

Over the years I’ve gathered this sneaking suspicion that I — and to some extend Roundball Mining Company — have developed a reputations as a cynic. I’ve never really debunked this sentiment, as there are a lot worse things in this world to be called than cynical (many of which I’ve also been called), however […]

Things we learned from Ty Lawson’s Reddit AMA

How is Ty Lawson feeling about the upcoming Nuggets season? Which oposing NBA team’s arena does he think has the worst locker room? To answer these and other burning questions, Denver’s point guard recently joined a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” session. What follows are some of the highlights..   On his condition and the Nuggets’ […]

Roundball Roundtable: Preseason predictions poll

With the 2014-15 regular season right around the corner, we at RMC figured it was about time for some good ol’ fashioned preseason predictions — you know, MVP, total wins, Sixth Man, the whole nine yards. But more importantly we wanted to look ahead, to irrationally predict the zeitgeist of the Denver Nuggets come June […]

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 […]

Will Alonzo Gee nab Quincy Miller’s spot in the final Nuggets roster?

Over most of the summer, it appeared that although Quincy Miller’s contract was not guaranteed, his spot on the roster was most likely secure. He had a solid outing in the Summer League, averaging 14.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 23 minutes per game. And it has long seemed that the Nuggets organization […]

Recap: Denver Nuggets 104, Los Angeles Clippers 93

The Denver Nuggets and Los Angles Clippers played a game Saturday that was televised on NBA TV. Because it appeared on national television (unlike most of the Nuggets’ preseason games) I decided to do a small recap, or rather publish a list of notes I made in chronological order as the game played out — […]

5-on-5: Player predictions

With the 2014-15 regular season creeping closer each day, we figure it’s only right we start making totally unsupported predictions about where the Denver Nuggets fit into the grand scheme of the NBA. But before we get into playoffs, records and awards, we must first analyze the players that will ultimately determine how successful this […]

Recap: L.A. Lakers 98, Denver Nuggets 95

The Nuggets first preseason game of the 2014-15 season… OK, honestly, I don’t know how to do these because it’s been so long. Players played? Lovers loved? Nurkic thundered? Or is that a Fleetwood Mac song? I don’t know what’s happening. Let’s get into the game notes… Box score. — Not gonna lie. It was […]

#NuggetsRank No. 11: J.J. Hickson

For the third year in a row Roundball Mining Company will feature a series of articles ranking who our writers feel are the best players on the Denver Nuggets roster. This has come to be known as #NuggetsRank and occurs in conjunction with ESPN.com’s annual #NBARank series where all 500 players in the NBA are […]

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 […]

#NuggetsRank No. 14: Quincy Miller

For the third year in a row Roundball Mining Company will feature a series of articles ranking who our writers feel are the best players on the Denver Nuggets roster. This has come to be known as #NuggetsRank and occurs in conjunction with ESPN.com’s annual #NBARank series where all 500 players in the NBA are […]

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 […]