The Denver Nuggets have brought back forward Kostas Papanikolaou and subsequently waived guard Erick Green. The 6-foot-8, 225-pound Papanikolaou averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 43 games with Houston last season and came to Denver in the Lawson trade. But, was waived due to the size of his contract and the team not wanting it to […]
The Nuggets have waived guard Nick Johnson, forward Devin Sweetney, and center Oleksiy Pecherov, bringing the final roster to the league mandated 15 players. Johnson, the last player left from the Lawson deal, appeared in six games for the Nuggets in the preseason, averaging 2.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in 17.7 minutes per […]
One of the biggest pieces the Nuggets received in the Ty Lawson trade is already on his way out. According to David Pick of Eurobasket.com, the Nuggets plan to waive newly-acquired forward Kostas Papanikolaou. Denver Nuggets will waive Kostas Papanikolaou, source said. His $4.7 million deal is non-guaranteed. — David Pick (@IAmDPick) August 1, 2015 […]
The Nuggets quest for the (summer league) championship ended Thursday night in an 82-73 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The same two teams played in Denver’s summer league opener last Friday, which the Nuggets won going away. The Hawks turned the tables in tonight’s rematch with some key defensive adjustments on Mudiay and just more […]
The Nuggets edged the Heat for their third straight summer league win in thrilling fashion, winning 86-83 off an Ian Clark go-ahead three with 1.7 seconds remaining. Erick Green sank two crucial free throws after the Heat turned the ball over on their final possession, sealing the win for Denver in what had been a […]
According to Shams Charania of RealGm the Nuggets have reached an agreement in principle with free agent point guard Jameer Nelson on a three year deal. With ESPN’S Marc Stein reporting the deal is for $13.5 Million. Nelson who came over in the midseason trade of Nate Robinson had been identified as one of the Nuggets […]
The media was buzzing as Emmanuel Mudiay led the Nuggets to a rout of the Sacramento Kings 98-76. Mudiay led the way with 19 points and 10 assists. Mudiay wowed the crowed with his vision and incredible passes including a behind the back to Ian Clark. He used his body to create separation and shot […]
Mudiay was as good as advertised and the Nuggets rolled to an 86-71 victory over the Hawks to begin Summer League play. Coach Micah Nori stressed transition defense and the team shot well with the exception of 3 pointers. The were 47.1% percent from the field but only 11.8% from downtown. Overall it was a […]
The Nuggets released the roster for the upcoming Las Vegas Summer League yesterday. Notable omissions are Jusuf Nurkic who is rehabbing an injury and the team’s 2nd round pick Nikola Radicevic . Both players were not expected to be on the roster. What you can expect is Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Jokic teaming up for the […]
The Nuggets snapped a four game skid with a blowout victory over the Miami Heat. Playing their fourth game in six nights, the Heat stalled out in the second half against an energized Nuggets team. Denver moves to 10-12 on the season and 6-4 at home.
Note: I’m switching to more of a free-form recap format as the general nature of the game and the team at large demand it. Individual grades and analysis of the micro problems fly in the face of the overwhelming macro issues currently plaguing the team. We’ll return to to the rapid reaction format next time.
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’ […]
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 […]
What was already anticipated has now become official, as the Nuggets announced over the past two days that they have signed first round draft picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris, as well as last year’s second rounder Erick Green. The signings bring the roster up to the maximum of 15 players, and unless Tim Connelly […]
Barring any further trades which would open up additional roster spots, the Denver Nuggets may well be finished with free agency this offseason. Today it was reported by Mark Deeks of ShameSports.com that Denver has signed first round draft pick Jusuf Nurkic following the successful completion of a buyout with his Croatian team earlier this […]
In their final nonplayoff Summer League game of 2014 the Nuggets played, well, terribly. I honestly don’t know if I can go through with watching another one of these… things… whatever they are. Anyway, it was bad, nobody played good, and now I’m happy that it’s over.
The Nuggets found themselves on the other end of a beatdown in their second summer league game, losing by a score of 103-76 to the Chicago Bulls. Former Nugget (for about 10 minutes) Doug McDermott torched Denver for 31 points on 12 shots. Quincy Miller had another big scoring night for the Nuggets, finishing up with 24 […]
The Denver Nuggets’ first Summer League game of 2014 was all about three players: Gary Harris, Quincy Miller and Erick Green. While Harris is already under contract heading into next season, Miller and Green remain the most likely candidates to secure the Nuggets’ final two roster spots. Not surprisingly, it was these three who carried […]
As has been the case for the last decade, the Denver Nuggets will participate at this year’s Las Vegas Summer League. You can find further details, including the roster and schedule, at the Nuggets’ NBA.com homepage. It’s worth noting Jusuf Nurkic will not be with the team in Vegas; Gary Harris, Erick Green and Quincy […]