The Denver Nuggets Officially Start Rebuilding

It has been a long time coming. Rumors about the Cleveland Cavaliers’ interest in acquiring Timofey Mozgov began surfacing as early as this summer, and have rarely died down since. Initially, the Denver Nuggets’ stance was firm, resisting the urge to move Mozgov, as they steadfastly viewed him as a piece they could build around […]

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 […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 114 Memphis Grizzlies 85

Outstanding games from Ty Lawson, Arron Afflalo and especially Jusuf Nurkic, who will no longer be our little secret after tonight.  The Memphis Grizzlies looked tired and uninspired the night after a battle with the Lakers in Los Angeles and only  Marc Gasol made any sort of impact at all, leading to a dominating 114-85 victory […]

RCotW: Fire Everybody

Welcome to the Reader Comment of the Week, a recurring series where we’ll highlight voices from Roundball Mining Company community found in our forum, comments section, in e-mails and through Twitter rants. This week’s comment comes courtesy of Jazz Nugget Nation, I don’t want to hear the words of fire Shaw. We should really hear the […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 101 Chicago Bulls 106

It was a heartbreaking loss for the Nuggets tonight after a solid first half full of energy and effort.  In the end, the deteriorating interior defense and the star power of Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler was just too much to overcome as the Bulls knocked off the Nuggets 106-101.  Hopefully the momentum from tonight’s […]

Rebuilding Doesn’t Start With Firing Brian Shaw

There was a point in Tuesday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers that I wondered out loud, i.e. on Twitter, whether Brian Shaw would make it through this weekend as head coach of the Denver Nuggets. It was a statement that received a variety of responses, most of which consisted of a resounding belief that […]

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. […]