Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery in May of 2015 to repair a partially torn patella tendon, and was looking at an approximate three to four month before he would be back in action. With all injury situations, timetables are fluid and it appears that Nurkic will not be ready for full action when training camp begins on…

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Nate joined the BSNDenver team in September of 2015 and is a Nuggets contributor. He began blogging about the Nuggets for SB Nation's ( in January of 2009, and has been credentialed since 2012. He has a journalism and history degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver. While in school he interned at KDVR Fox 31 in the Sports Department. Growing up in Colorado it was important to learn the history of the Nuggets, to understand the gloom and the glory of the franchise. You can follow Timmons on Twitter here: @NateTimmonsCO