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Five months after the Nuggets’ and Trail Blazers’ emotional seven-game Western Conference semifinals series concluded, Denver and Portland will renew the burgeoning Northwest Division rivalry this preseason. Two of the Nuggets’ four games on their preseason schedule released Tuesday come against Portland. Denver will open its preseason slate on Oct. 8 in Portland at Veterans Memorial Coliseum and close the…...

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Many executives across the league were caught off guard by the new level Nikola Jokic reached in the playoffs last season, including the All-Star center’s countryman and Sacramento Kings assistant general manager Peja Stojakovic. “I had Peja who I know well come up to me and he goes, ‘I had no idea Nikola had that in him,'” Michael Malone…...

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Wind welcomes in BSN Denver’s Andre Simone talk about the state of the Western Conference after a slew of big-time moves and what the Nuggets’ rotation could look like if it includes Michael Porter Jr. next season. Also, who will have the biggest impact next season out of three players — Isaiah Thomas, Trey Lyles and Tyler Lydon — who…

Michael Porter Jr. — star basketball player, unanimous top-2 recruit out of high school who at a chiseled 6-foot-10 and 210 pounds looks like he was constructed inside a basketball lab — is not that different than you or me. “Chipotle’s my favorite food,” Porter told BSN Denver as he used his near seven-foot frame to peer over his…...

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Jerami Grant held up a freshly pressed No. 9 Nuggets jersey Thursday afternoon at his introductory press conference, the only jersey Denver brass hopes Grant will wear over the next several seasons. The Nuggets want Grant with the organization long-term, and based on Tim Connelly and Michael Malone’s remarks as they sat on either side of the 6-foot-9 forward and…...

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When news broke that the Nuggets had acquired Jerami Grant from the Thunder, Michael Malone couldn’t help but smile. “My initial reaction was I was excited as hell,” Malone told BSN Denver earlier this week in Las Vegas. “For me, he was a player that as a coaching staff we’ve long admired and respected playing against, a division opponent,…...

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LAS VEGAS — Good things come to those who wait. As rival franchises sent shockwaves throughout the league with their additions of Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Anthony Davis, the Nuggets carefully plotted their next move that would bolster an already deep rotation. It came to fruition Monday as Denver acquired Jerami Grant from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a…...

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Three days into their Summer League stay, more earthquakes had taken place in Las Vegas than Nuggets basketball games. Denver’s opening night Summer League matchup with the Phoenix Suns was wiped out by the 7.1 magnitude tremor that hit Southern California on Friday, but the Nuggets got back on the court Sunday. Denver topped the Orlando Magic 84-79. Michael Porter…...

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LAS VEGAS — Tremors from Friday’s first earthquake were felt inside Thomas & Mack Center at 9:23 p.m Pacific Time. The ground shook for two minutes straight as the jumbotron ominously swayed back and forth after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California. The arena’s public address announcer tried to calm the nerves of a near-capacity crowd that…...

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LAS VEGAS — No one was looking forward to this day more than Michael Porter Jr. This weekend in Las Vegas, Porter was supposed to reap the rewards of patience and belief. Two back surgeries, trips to and from countless chiropractors and physical therapists, a full season spent on the sidelines watching the Nuggets win 54 games, it was all…...

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Editor’s Note: Above is an audio story, designed to give BSN Denver subscribers the option to listen to this story if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! After a redshirt season last year and months spent in the gym building…...

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