Surprising candidate Mike Malone gets the job

Mike Malone has been hired as the new coach of the Denver Nuggets,according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports .He replaces Melvin Hunt, who took over on an interim basis for Brian Shaw, who was fired in early March. Besides Hunt, former Suns, Knicks and Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni also was a candidate for the […]

Trey Lyles added to workout.

Workout Participants for June 15th (subject to change) Gilvydas Biruta- 6-8, 240, Forward, Rhode Island Trey Lyles- 6-10,240, Forward, Kentucky DJ Newbill-6-4,210, Guard, Penn State Cameron Payne-6-2, 180, Guard, Murray State Nikola Radicevic- 6-5, 200, Guard, Serbia The Nuggets have added a few names to go along with point guard Cameron Payne in a workout scheduled […]

Stein believes job will still go to Hunt

Just a quick update to the Nuggets Coaching search. Marc Stein just recently sent out a series of tweets regarding coaching rumblings from around the league among them one that says Melvin Hunt is still the favorite to keep the Nuggets head coaching job. It will be interesting to see if anyone can move ahead of him. GM Tim […]

Nuggets to host Willie Cauley-Stein for pre-draft workout

The Nuggets will hold another solo workout for a player who could possibly be the guy picked seventh overall as they host Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein. This comes just days after their first solo work out with Arizona prospect Stanley Johnson. The Nuggets brought in a group of other players to workout earlier that day but none […]

A Mile High Re-do?

As the Nuggets coaching search continues I thought we should look back at one of the top Candidate’s first time in the Mile High City. Mike D’Antoni was named the Nuggets head coach for the lockout shortened season of 1998-1999 after a successful stint in Italy guiding Benetton Treviso and capturing Coppa Italia in 1995 […]

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 […]

RCotW: Oh Melvin, my Melvin

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 charliemyboy: if Hunt stays some of the players might stay. I would think Gallo would prefer to stay […]