As the NBA season winds down many teams that aren’t preparing for the Playoffs start to look towards the future. New players are signed, veterans with nagging injuries see their minutes go down, and sometimes teams accidentally don’t win on purpose. Maybe not all of those apply to the Denver Nuggets, but JaKarr Sampson did […]
According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, the Los Angeles Clippers are aggressively shopping Blake Griffin. Aggressively as in they’re allegedly calling teams and asking for huge chunks of their roster. The Denver Nuggets are one of the teams potentially involved with the talks. It is highly doubtful the Nuggets accept any offer involving Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth […]
After Tuesday night’s 93-87 win in Denver, LeBron James now has 6,475 career assists. That’s a remarkable number for someone who doesn’t play the point guard position and it’s mind numbing to think he can only push that number further as his career continues to its latter stages. But for all the “he makes his […]
Ty Lawson and the Houston Rockets would get no revenge on Friday the 13th in lower downtown Denver. The Nuggets completed a 3-0 home stand with a 107-98 win over Houston behind a career night from Will Barton and a 27-point outing from Danilo Gallinari. The Nuggets move to 5-4 on the season and hit […]
Taking the pulse of the Nuggets throughout the season With the first 10% of the season in the books, the Nuggets are off to a surprisingly decent 4-4 start. Here are a few things to notice from the first 8 games:
Kenneth Faried had a beautiful tip in to lead the Nuggets to their second home win of the season.Gallinari had 25 points to lead the Nuggets and Faried finished with 19. Rookie guard Emmanuel Mudiay added 16 points and 11 assists for his second double-double. As the Denver Nuggets escaped with a 103-102 victory over […]
Emmanuel Mudiay delivered in the clutch and the Nuggets finally shot the ball well at home, edging out the Portland Trailblazers 108-104 for their first home win of the season.
The Nuggets snapped a two-game skid with a solid win in Los Angeles, keeping the Lakers winless and moving to 2-2 on the season. Emmanuel Mudiay recorded his first career double-double while Kenneth Faried led the way with a monster 28-point, 15-rebound performance. Grades after the jump.
After a sterling debut in Houston, the Nuggets crashed back to earth in their home opener, trailing wire-to-wire and losing to the Timberwolves 95-78. Denver moves to 1-1 on the season. From the opening tip, the Nuggets had trouble dealing with Minnesota’s size and length. Karl Anthony Towns and Kevin Garnett owned the paint as […]
About midway through the second quarter of tonight’s preseason game in Oakland, the defending champs were rolling. Things looked bleak for the visiting Nuggets, who had already let the Warriors score 53 points with six minutes left in the half. Time and time again, we’ve seen the Nuggets lose their grip in these kinds of […]
After the Nuggets game against the Kings, I got the chance to get in a few words with the newly re-signed Will Barton, here’s what he had to say. RMC: Will your thoughts on being back in Denver? Will “The Thrill”: I’m real happy, I’m ecstatic, I’m excited, and I’ just glad we got the deal done. Now, […]
It appears as Will Barton will be rejoining the Nuggets for the upcoming season. According to Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, Barton and the Nuggets are working to finalize a deal soon. The deal is for 3 years and approximately 11 Million. Barton showed real signs of promise after coming from the Blazers in […]
In the prior editions of our Big Board series Roundball Mining Company examined two separate factions of candidates for the Nuggets to select with the 20th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. One group included players most pundits project as being available by the time the Nuggets first-round selection arrives, while the other consisted of […]
After a period of silence, the Nuggets have finally announced the next group of players scheduled to work out for the team on June 18. The list includes six players, three of whom appeared in Roundball Mining Company’s first Big Board of the year. The Nuggets have graciously granted permission to our writers to attend […]
As fans, one of our favorite things to do is play the role of NBA general manager. We love to analyze players, ponder team needs and above all, formulate trade scenarios that will facilitate the movement of assets towards the team we often fantasize about in the hopes these transactions will one day lead directly […]
It’s been nearly a year since Roundball Mining Company unveiled its last Big Board. The man who held the No. 1 spot on that list ended up being the man who the Nuggets drafted with the 22nd pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. That worked out pretty well. Now after months of scouting and analyzing […]