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Anyone who follows sports is well aware: Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot, is the best in the game. He’s the LeBron James of grown men wearing cartoon-inspired, full-body suits; the Jordan Spieth of no-look, half-court, overhead bank-shots; the Peyton Manning of… tackling innocent children with the celerity of a freight train??? Yes, apparently Rocky has a competitive edge, and…...

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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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EuroBasket 2015 is underway and one of the many players from the Denver Nuggets organization is already making headlines. Several days back Danilo Gallinari had an excellent outing versus Russia, scoring 32 points and hauling down 10 rebounds, all while going 19-21 from the free-throw line. Gallinari looked in top shape and appeared to be making a more conscious…...

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This past week a Nuggets-related article by Jesus Gomez of SBNation.com caused somewhat of a stir across social media. It was titled, “Danilo Gallinari can be the Nuggets’ best player or greatest trade chip” and as you might have guessed is essentially about how valuable Gallinari is seen by not only the Nuggets but other teams around the NBA…...

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Ty Lawson has (or perhaps, had) lots of troubles off the court. Recently those troubles reached a fever pitch when he was court-ordered to attend rehab. Now, after a month of treatment, Lawson is reportedly improving at a very satisfactory rate according to TMZ.com: Some more good news for embattled NBA star Ty Lawson … who just got some…...

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As has already been established here at BSNDenver.com and elsewhere across the Nuggets Nation, Jameer Nelson is one cool cat. Not only is he an All-Star and general on the floor, but he’s also one of the best teammates and all-around good people in the NBA. This past week Nelson flew almost the entire Nuggets organization to his hometown…...

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So much of your experience in life depends on how you see the world, which frame you chose to view things through, how you go about contextualizing events throughout your own personal history as well as those that appear in the news on a daily basis. You can chose to buy into what talking heads tell you to believe…...

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We’ve officially entered the dog days of the Denver Nuggets’ calendar year. It’s late August. It’s hot. And not much is happening with regards to the Mile High City’s lone professional basketball squad. There are, however, a small number of relevant Nuggets-related stories that have continued to percolate across the Web, which I’ll try and document on a weekly…...

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Every few years the Nuggets sign someone who I come to adore. This player usually isn’t the most talented on the roster — he might not even be in the rotation — but when he plays he always gives it his all and epitomizes what’s truly great about raw, professional competition. In the past this prototype has been manifested…...

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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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We’ve officially entered the dog days of the Denver Nuggets’ calendar year. It’s mid-August. It’s hot. And not much is happening with regards to the Mile High City’s lone professional basketball squad. There are, however, a small number of relevant Nuggets-related stories that have continued to percolate across the Web, which I’ll try and document on a weekly basis…...

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Had a blast at the @arsenal vs West Ham game with @andrewrose929 ! Got my Alexis And Özil jerseys, so I’m happy… Last day in London! A photo posted by Nick Johnson (@njohn13) on Aug 9, 2015 at 9:55am PDT As most hardcore Denver Nuggets fans are well aware, team owner Stan Kroenke owns a lot of things –…...

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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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NBA uniforms are a perpetually evolving — and sometimes devolving — fashion statement. Some are immaculate and some… not so immaculate. The Nuggets have been blessed to have some pretty awesome uniforms and logos throughout their history. The skyline series from the 80’s is often seen as the peak of not only Denver Nuggets uniform history but of NBA…...

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This past week was a busy one for the Denver Nuggets, especially with regards to contractual matters. Virtually every player whom the Nuggets struck a handshake deal with in free agency finally put ink to paper, including Darrell Arthur. With 15 players currently signed to guaranteed contracts the Nuggets will be forced to make a tough decision on what…...

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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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Three months ago in the second part of my Denver Nuggets offseason to-do list series I wrote about three team needs the Nuggets would be prudent to address this summer. The first was somehow getting rid of J.J. Hickson, which of course didn’t happen and as I pointed out in my most recent Ty Lawson trade analysis piece is…...

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