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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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It’s official. The NBA’s draft lottery system hates the Denver Nuggets. In the 30 years since the Lottery’s inception, the Nuggets have never — not even once — moved up beyond their expected draft position. In fact, more often than not they have moved back as other teams leapfrogged them in the draft order. This year proved to be…...

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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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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, former Oklahoma City Thunder head coach Scott Brooks plans to step away from coaching for a year and will therefore no longer be in the running for the Denver Nuggets’ current head-coaching vacancy. Per Wojnarowki: Former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks plans to pass on interview chances with the Denver Nuggets…...

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With the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery in the books, the basketball conscience here at BSNDenver.com is now unequivocally shifting towards the 2015 NBA Draft. The first step in that process can be seen below: a post-Lottery chat between fellow BSN writer Harrison Wind and myself. If you’re wondering what we learned from the Lottery order, whom we like as…...

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It was a long shot, and in the end the Nuggets fell short of moving up in the Lottery for the 13th time in team history. On the bright side the Nuggets didn’t move down for the ninth time in team history, a clear win in the Luck Department. Overall the Nuggets stayed right where their record placed them…...

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Few dates on the NBA calendar harbor as much significance as the night of the NBA Draft Lottery. For teams that miss the playoffs — especially those stuck in the mire of losing myriad basketball games for years on end — this is an opportunity to change the course of your franchise’s history for years, sometimes even decades to…...

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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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If Ty Lawson’s goal is to get traded, he’s doing an excellent job of giving the Nuggets incentive to do so. If his goal is to get fined by the NBA, he’s doing an even better job. Early Sunday morning Lawson introduced the world to yet another incriminating social-media snippet when he posted the video below to his Facebook…...

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The NBA has released its official list of the personnel chosen to represent each respective franchise participating in the 2015 NBA Draft Lottery on May 19. Being the Nuggets will be an active participant in this event Josh Kroenke thus had the responsibility of choosing someone from the organization to represent the Nuggets and he decided the best person…...

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There is no one who better encapsulates Denver Basketball than Chauncey Billups. On the latest episode of “Peel the Onion Podcast”, Denver sports insider and BSN Denver contributor Brandon Krisztal sat down with “Mr. Big Shot” himself for a very candid conversation about life after basketball and what Denver means to him. This podcast is a must listen for any basketball…...

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With the 2015 NBA Draft a little over a month away the Internet is starting to buzz with incessant mock drafts, prospect breakdowns and ephemeral rumors that flutter from one computer keyboard to the next. And just as Groundhog Day demarcates a collective anticipation of warmer weather, nothing quite embodies the arrival of draft chat like the annual NBA…...

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UPDATE: Here is our most recent post with Emmanuel Mudiay sporting the Nuggets brand new gear.  CLICK HERE ________________________________________________________________ The Nuggets have had the same basic uniform scheme since switching to the baby blue and gold when the team drafted Carmelo Anthony in 2003. Today in a series of proposed uniform changes league wide, the Nuggets name came up multiple…...

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In Part 1 of BSN’s series analyzing the major transactions of Tim Connelly’s managerial career we took a look at the Nuggets’ disastrous 2013-14 season after moving on from former Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri. It was a rough transition, to say the least, marked by underwhelming free-agent signings and draft-day blunders. Now in Part 2 of our…...

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According to The Denver Post’s Christopher Dempsey the Denver Nuggets likely have their top four head coaching candidates whittled down to Melvin Hunt, Scott Brooks, Mike D’Antoni and Alvin Gentry. In a piece published on Sunday, Dempsey analyzes the aforementioned candidates while hammering home the fact that each is well known for running a fast-paced offense. Last week Dempsey…...

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In less than two months, just days before the 2015 NBA Draft, Tim Connelly will reach his two-year anniversary as Denver Nuggets general manager. Under his watch the Nuggets have gone from a franchise-record 57 wins in the regular season to 30 this year and are consequently making their highest draft selection in over a decade. Marked with several…...

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The Denver Post’s Christopher Dempsey broke several important Nuggets-related news stories yesterday. In addition to the surprising revelation that Nikola Jokic will be signing with the Nuggets this summer Dempsey also announced the guaranteed status of Wilson Chandler’s $7 million contract for next season. Chandler will thus become an unrestricted free agent in July 2016. Additionally, Dempsey revealed the…...

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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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The Denver Nuggets have no shortage of mistakes to blame for their unfortunate and sad state of affairs. Since their historic 57-win season in 2012-2013, things have gone precipitously downhill. Whatever the opposite of “everything they touch turns to gold” is, that’s them. Some of their mistakes are certainly more well known and publicly criticized than others. It’s now…...

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Former Nuggets forward LaPhanso Ellis turns 45 today. Ellis was a member of the 1994 team that sent George Karl’s top seeded Supersonics packing in the first round of the playoffs. Ellis played six seasons in a Nuggets uniform, averaging 15.2 points per game and 7.8 rebounds per game. Happy Birthday to The Phonz! #Nuggets pic.twitter.com/I6ahPyNGeD — Denver Nuggets…...

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