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The Denver Nuggets could have two or three open roster spots if they buy out Steve Novak, J.J. Hickson and even D.J. Augustin. Here's who they should sign to fill those roster spots.

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The Denver Nuggets waived Erick Green this morning and signed free agent Kostas Papanikolaou, who the team acquired over the summer from the Houston Rockets in a five-player deal centered around Ty Lawson. Papa, now 25-years-old, was a rookie last season and he appeared in 43 games for the Rockets, averaging 4.2 points and 2.0 assists in just over…...

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According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, The Denver Nuggets have waived Erick Green, making room for Kostas Papanikolaou’s return. The 6-foot-9-inch forward from Greece was selected in the second round of the 2012 NBA draft and last played for the Houston Rockets during the 2014-15 season. Kostas Papanikolaou was originally acquired by the Denver Nuggets in the Ty Lawson trade,…...

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1. Emmanuel Mudiay’s best skill right now is his vision I’ll admit I didn’t know much about Mudiay before the Nuggets drafted him No. 7 overall this summer. He was a pure point guard that was physically gifted, that’s all I knew. What I would learn throughout the next four months was that he has the vision, passing ability and…...

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No. 7 overall pick Emmanuel Mudiay (rest) will not play tonight when the Denver Nuggets take on the Phoenix Suns in their one and only preseason home game at Pepsi Center. The rookie doesn’t have an injury or anything specifically ailing him about halfway through Denver’s preseason schedule, but views the off night as an opportunity to rest and get…...

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After a week in Las Vegas the Denver Nuggets’ 2015 Summer League run is officially in the books. The Nuggets kicked off the sporting desert festival on a high note winning each of their first three games, yet lost in the first round of the playoffs and later dropped the final game of the tournament in the consolation round.…...

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After a three-game winning streak preceding tournament play the Nuggets lost when it mattered most against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday night. Outside of Erick Green nearly every Nugget had an underwhelming performance. Below are some further thoughts on Thursday’s contest… (Box score) — As I mentioned above, Erick Green was just about the only player on the Nuggets’…...

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After a painfully slow first quarter and an overall sluggish first half the Nuggets recuperated in the third quarter and ended up walking away from their third Summer League game with win. Ian Clark was the ultimate hero, sinking a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than a second left, while Erick Green and Emmanuel Mudiay each carried the Nuggets through…...

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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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After a slow start the Nuggets ran away with a victory in their first Summer League game of 2015. While Gary Harris led his team in scoring, it was defense and a well-rounded offensive attack that allowed the Nuggets to waltz away with a win after a slow start in the first half. Here are some additional observations… (Box…...

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The 2015 Denver Nuggets Summer League roster is set to take the stage in less than 24 hours, and for hardcore hoops fans this marks the beginning of one of the more telling series of games throughout the calendar year. Sure, Summer League often centers more on individual performances, rim-rattling dunks and “mixtape” basketball than actual NBA play, but…...

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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 Nuggets are reportedly adding F-C Joffrey Lauvergne to their roster. Joffrey Lauvergne finalizing 2-year guaranteed deal with Denver worth more than minimum salary, source tells RealGM. Third year team option. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 11, 2015 Denver acquired Lauvergne in a draft day trade from the Memphis Grizzlies in 2013 when he was selected 55th overall. Lauvergne has…...

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