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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 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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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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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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This past week the esteemed NBA Draft scouting website DraftExpress.com posted their first mockup of the year. In it they have the Nuggets selecting Barcelona shooting guard Mario Hezonja, orginally from Croatia. Hezonja is a fine prospect and looks to have most of the tools necessary to succeed in the NBA: He’s long, tall, freakishly athletic and has a…...

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According to Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post, Ty Lawson might very well have played his last game in a Denver Nuggets uniform. Early Sunday morning Dempsey published an article claiming Lawson’s time in Denver “may be nearing an end.” In it he details Lawson’s growing separation from Nuggets’ staff, players and management and even outlines exact dates where…...

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Melvin Hunt may not be a great NBA coach. He may not be a great designer of plays, nor a great defensive mastermind. Truth is, there’s still a lot about Melvin Hunt we do not know. What can be said about the Nuggets former interim head coach, however, is that he’s a damn good interview. He’s incredibly well spoken.…...

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Denver is a proud city. Its sunshine radiates satisfaction, its people beam with content, and its identity stands upright and solitary with purpose. It’s a distinct, albeit outwardly misunderstood jewel. People who don’t live here just don’t understand. There are several things that Denver residents truly enjoy and appreciate. They love the outdoors, they love their food, they love…...

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In the final episode of BSN’s series analyzing the Denver Nuggets’ most urgent offseason decisions we dive deep into three main subjects: one involving a player already on the Nuggets roster, one regarding a player not on the Nuggets roster and one about, as you may have guessed, a number of coaches who may very well be relocating to…...

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