Nuggets drop preseason opener to Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers bested the Nuggets 103-96 in Friday’s NBA preseason opener and there was plenty of good and bad to glean from the Nuggets’ performances. Here a few key takeaways from the early preseason action. Ballhandling issues and turnovers The Nuggets got off to a slow start and the first half offense looked […]

Measuring success for the Denver Nuggets in 2015-2016

What makes for a successful NBA season? As training camp nears, that is a question NBA fans will be asking about every team. The answer is the same for the vast majority of them — winning. Wins and losses are usually the sole determining factor of who gets hired and fired in the NBA. Teams […]

Summer League Notebook: Scouting the future Nuggets

Unlike most teams at summer league, who usually bring 2-3 rookies and second year players, the Nuggets are evaluating a good chunk of their actual roster next season. Rookies Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Jokic signed their first contracts and will start their careers in Denver. Gary Harris and Joffrey Lauvergne were on the roster last […]

Nuggets top Heat 86-83 in wild summer league finish

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 […]

Nuggets crush Kings 98-76

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 […]

Nuggets impressive in Summer League debut

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 […]

Nuggets release summer league schedule

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

News: Robinson and Arthur to stay with Nuggets in 2014-15, Saric and Lauvergne to remain overseas

There are a slew of questions surrounding how things will play out for the Nuggets this offseason. And it appears the first of them may have now been answered. Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports has reported on Twitter that Nate Robinson intends to stick around for another season: Also, agent Aaron Goodwin says Denver […]

Rumor: Nuggets want Lauvergne

According to, Tim Connelly and the Denver Nuggets want to bring French big man and 2013 second-round pick Joffrey Lauvergne to the NBA next year. Lauvergne still has one year left on his contract with Partizan Belgrade who, according to Sportando, is entrenched in financial trouble which could complicate a potential buyout. Lauvergne is […]

Link: Denver Nuggets announce 2013 Summer League roster

For the ninth straight year the Denver Nuggets will participate in the Las Vegas summer league competition. Headlined by Evan Fournier, Jordan Hamilton, Quincy Miller and 2013 second-round pick, Erick Green, the Nuggets will trot out yet another highly competitive summer league squad teeming with talent. In addition to those under contract the Nuggets have […]

Rapid Reaction: 2013 NBA Draft

The 2013 NBA Draft is officially in the books. After months of disheartening analysis regarding its lack of superstars, the draft took a turn for the wild early on and never reverted back to the uneventful night many had anticipated. The Nuggets were active, trading last year’s starting center Kosta Koufos to the Memphis Grizzlies […]