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Over the next few weeks leading up to the 2015 NBA Draft we’ll be reviewing some of the top prospects slated to be drafted before or around the No. 7 overall pick, currently owned by the Denver Nuggets. Because abundant backdrop on each of these players can be found across the Internet, our goal is not to recycle statistics,…...

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After a 62-day search that saw the Denver Nuggets interview a total of five candidates, the wait is finally over. The Nuggets have officially hired Mike Malone. But why him? Ever since the Nuggets season ended the Denver brain trust — which primarily includes president Josh Kroenke and general manager Tim Connelly — had stressed they want to return to…...

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It will be a jam-packed Tuesday morning at Pepsi Center as the Denver Nuggets will bring in six additional players for a pre-draft workout followed by head coach Mike Malone’s introductory press conference. Kendall Gray (Delaware State), T.J. McConnell (Arizona), Kelly Oubre (Kansas), Keifer Sykes (Wisconsin-Green Bay), Myles Turner (Texas) and Greg Whittington (Georgetown) will all participate in the Nuggets second group workout in as many days.…...

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According to Sportando.com, Nikola Jokic will sign a contract with the Denver Nuggets in the coming weeks, hopefully in time to play for the Nuggets’ in the Las Vegas Summer League which begins play July 10. The 20-year-old, second-round pick of 2014 averaged 15.4 points and 9.2 rebounds per game while taking home MVP honors for KK Mega Vizura of…...

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Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried will take part in the NBA’s first ever Africa game, an exhibition contest August 1 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa. The game will feature Team Africa, captained by South Sudan native Luol Deng of the Miami Heat and composed of current and second generation African players, versus Team World, captained by Chris…...

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Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported this morning that the Nuggets have formally interviewed Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach David Vanterpool for their vacant head coaching job. While Vanterpool isn’t considered a frontrunner to re-place Brian Shaw, Denver general manager Tim Connelly’s discussion with Vanterpool in recent days is reflective of the respect Vanterpool’s earned in three seasons as an…...

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After a week of guessing what the Nuggets front office was up to regarding their search for the franchise’s next head coach, more details of the direction they are heading seem to be rolling in by the hour. Real GM’s Shams Charania is reporting that the Nuggets have added yet another name to a growing list of potential head coaches. https://twitter.com/shamscharania/status/606521972730785792…...

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ESPN’s Mark Stein is reporting that Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly met with and interviewed former Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Malone on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/espnsteinline/status/606501588132175873 This comes just a day after Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Mike D’Antoni and Connelly also met Tuesday in California to discuss the vacancy. Malone, who is known around the league as one…...

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After going over a week without hearing much regarding the Denver Nuggets’ ongoing coaching search, Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday that general manager Tim Connelly spoke to Mike D’Antoni Tuesday about the Nuggets’ head coaching vacancy. Denver general manager Tim Connelly conducted a sit-down with D’Antoni in California on Tuesday, league sources said. D’Antoni’s vaunted running game fits…...

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On paper, growing up in the remote Western African country of Senegal appears bleak. With an average per-capita income of $2,400 a year, a 48 percent unemployment rate, a life expectancy of roughly 61 years and an education system that doesn’t see many children make it past middle school, life in Senegal is a day in and day out struggle to…...

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According to the Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey, the Nuggets will begin their pre-draft workouts this week with a few familiar names present. Wednesday will feature Colorado guard Askia Booker, Colorado State forwards JJ Avila and Stanton Kidd, Fort Lewis forward Alex Herrera, Metro State guard Mitch McCarron, and Wyoming forward Derek Cooke. The following day, Colorado State guard Daniel Bejarano, University of Denver guards Cam Griffin and…...

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With one NBA head coaching vacancy in Oklahoma City already filled, the pursuit to find a permanent head coach in Denver is heating up. After Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported earlier this week that ex-Thunder head coach Scott Brooks is “likely to sit out next season,”  Three names jumped to the front of Denver’s wish list. Melvin Hunt, Denver’s interim head coach last season,…...

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According the Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey, Denver Nuggets All-Rookie Second Team center Jusuf Nurkic is expected to undergo offseason knee surgery Wednesday morning for a slight tear in his patella tendon. Nurkic, the 16th overall pick in last summer’s NBA draft burst onto the scene for Denver last season, averaging 6.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game in 62 games,…...

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The NBA announced today that Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic has been named to the All-Rookie Second Team. The 20-year-old Nurkic is joined on the Second Team by Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach Lavine, Brooklyn Nets swingman Bojan Bogdanovic, and New York Knicks guard Langston Galloway. The 16th overall pick in last year’s NBA Draft, the Bosnian…...

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According to The Denver Posts’ Chris Dempsey, the Nuggets are close to signing their 2014 second-round pick Nikola Jokic who spent last season playing for KK Mega Vizura in the Adriatic League where he averaged 15.4 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. The 20-year-old Jokic, who had been playing professionally in Europe since 2012, appears ready to make the jump…...

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One of the most crucial offseasons in Denver Nuggets history has arrived, but before draft picks can be made and free agents can be signed, Denver has to settle on their head coach for next season. Here are my top five candidates for the job: Mike D’Antoni I’m listing D’Antoni first on this list because that’s how good of…...

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As the city of Baltimore saw tensions over the death of Freddie Gray boil over from Monday night into Tuesday morning, Denver Nuggets swingman Will Barton saw an opportunity to bring his city together despite the surrounding chaos. Barton, a Baltimore native, starred at Lake Clifton High School and later went on to play his college ball at Memphis, but still has a…...

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