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Former Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson took to Instagram last night to express his views on his past employer. After a commenter called Lawson a “disappointment” throughout his time in Denver, the now Houston Rocket claimed he was not at fault for the Nuggets recent lack of success. “I wasn’t a disappointment…I did my job…Tim Connelly and the Kroenkes…...

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With EuroBasket 2015 in full swing and NBA training camps roughly three weeks away, the polarizing debate centering around whether NBA players should represent their countries in international play is once again on the front burner of NBA circles. After Paul George’s gruesome injury during Team USA’s 2014 training camp, coaches, general managers and owners questioned if they should have…...

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Danilo Gallinari scored 25 points, grabbed nine rebounds and shot 13-of-15 from the free-throw line in Italy’s thrilling 89-82 overtime win over Germany. The EuroBasket 2015 group game, which was billed as an “instant classic” upon its conclusion, featured an Italian team led by Gallinari, Marco Belinelli and Andrea Bargnani, against a German squad featuring Dirk Nowitzki and Dennis Schroder. Gallinari…...

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According to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post, the Nuggets have added free agents Oleksiy Pecherov and Devin Sweetney to their training camp roster https://twitter.com/dempseypost/status/641439652705136640 Pecherov, 29, has been out of the NBA since the 2009-10 season when he appeared in 44 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves and spent last season with BC Kalev/Cramo in Estonia. The 7-foot center has reportedly been eying an…...

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When the Denver Nuggets traded the deeply revered Arron Afflalo to Portland in exchange for Will Barton, Thomas Robinson, Victor Claver and a protected 2016 first-round draft pick, the deadline deal was looked at as another step in Denver’s ongoing rebuild. Soon after the deal became official Robinson and Claver were waived, leaving Barton as the lone wolf left…...

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Emmanuel Mudiay has been the talk of the Mile-High City ever since he was drafted No. 7 overall in the 2015 NBA draft and lofty expectations from the Denver faithful have already been placed upon the 6-foot-5 point guard’s shoulders. Apparently the rest of the league also feels that confidence is warranted. In another installment of their 2015 NBA…...

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The Nuggets finally released their preseason schedule and just one of their seven games will be played within the friendly confines of Pepsi Center. Denver will host the Phoenix Suns on Oct. 16 in Denver while their other “home” game will take place Oct. 8 at Coors Events Center on the campus of the University of Colorado – Boulder. The Nuggets played a…...

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General manager and executive vice president of basketball operations, Tim Connelly went on Mile High Sports Radio with Gil Whiteley to discuss the Nuggets offseason, their needs at shooting and gave some intel on a week-long “workout” veteran guard Jammer Nelson is holding in Philadelphia for the entire roster. Nelson, a native of Chester, Pennsylvania, signed a new free-agent deal with Denver…...

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If you want to catch a glimpse of rookie Emmanuel Mudiay and the Denver Nuggets you better live in the Rocky Mountain region, have access to NBATV, buy NBA League Pass or be satisfied with a SportsCenter highlight package. The Nuggets are one of just three teams including the Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons who will not be shown on national…...

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According to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post, free agent Darrell Arthur is set to return to the Denver Nugget on a two-year deal. https://twitter.com/dempseypost/status/629739825021632512 The 6-9 forward averaged 6.6 points and 2.9 rebounds per game last season and is viewed as one of Denver’s best all-around defenders. Arthur joins a crowded Nuggets front court that already includes Kenneth Faried, JJ Hickson,…...

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As the final buzzer sounded in Rose Hill Gym on the campus of Fordham University, Xavier Silas wondered what was next. The City of Gods, a team made up of players mostly from the DMV area and stationed on the East Coast including Silas, former No. 6 overall pick DerMarr Johnson and Pops Mensah-Bonsu, had just lost 84-71 to…...

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Team World won the first ever Africa Game 101-97 in front of a packed Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa, but the the star-studded NBA rosters weren’t the biggest story from the event. Denver Nuggets’ legend Dikembe Mutombo and the Houston Rockets’ Hakeem Olajuwon checked into the game late in the first half to a thunderous ovation, both wearing throwback…...

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The Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs were the top six teams who made the highest percentage of uncontested 3-pointers last season. The Denver Nuggets ranked dead last in that metric. They shot 32.5 percent on uncontested threes. Statistics like “3-pointers attempted per game,” “3-point field goal frequency” and…...

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According to Shams Charania of Real GM former Nuggets guard Ian Clark has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/625740814380072960 After starting the season in Utah, the 6-3 Clark was claimed by the Nuggets off waivers from the Jazz in late March and played in seven games for Denver towards the end of the season. He averaged just 4.4 minutes and…...

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After the Denver Nuggets re-signed and re-structured the contracts of Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari I took to social media to see how those transactions were viewed across what I like to call “Basketball Twitter.” Most of what I saw were pundits wondering exactly what the Nuggets were doing and re-calling how this franchise is still stuck in the…...

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The Denver Nuggets moved to 2-0 in the Las Vegas Summer League with a blowout 98-76 win over the Sacramento Kings. It was a well-rounded team effort from the Nuggets as was the case on Friday night versus Atlanta, but once again Denver’s first round pick Emmanuel Mudiay stole the show. Whether he was dropping a perfectly timed pocket…...

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The Denver Nuggets had an excellent outing in Game 1 of their Las Vegas Summer League stint on Friday. They worked as a team and as a result several players walked away with impressive box score numbers as well. Though the entire game could well be picked apart, below are some particular points I’d like to highlight… Emmanuel Mudiay…...

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Joffrey Lauvergne is battling a blood infection likely caused by the buildup of bacteria between his toes and likely won’t be at full strength for Summer League. Lauvergne, a Memphis Grizzlies draft-and-stash pick in 2013, came over to the Nuggets last season from France on a 3-year deal and averaged 3.9 points, 3.2 rebounds and 11.2 minutes in 24 games. It’s…...

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Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone has hired Ed Pinckney as his top assistant. Pinckney, who enjoyed a 12-year career as a player with stops in Phoenix, Sacramento, Boston, Milwaukee, Toronto, Philadelphia and Miami was an assistant in Minnesota and most recently in Chicago as a part of Tom Thibodeau’s staff from…...

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In the midst of a low-key free agency period for the Denver Nuggets, the team announced their 2015 Las Vegas Summer League roster earlier today. The 13-man roster has some familiar names, including Gary Harris, Erick Green, Joffrey Lauvergne, Ian Clark and Jamaal Franklin, 2015 first round pick Emmanuel Mudiay and 2014 second round pick Nikola Jokic. Undrafted free agents…...

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