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An Nguyen previews tonight's game between the Denver Nuggets vs. Memphis Grizzlies, where Denver will be without Kenneth Faried.

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Luke Binder previews tonight's Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game, one that could be Kevin Garnett's last against Denver. The 15 time All Star may be in his final season in the NBA after a remarkable career.

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Season series (0-2) The Denver Nuggets have faced the Golden State Warriors twice this season already, losing in both teams’ arena. The first time was back in November 6th where the Warriors flat out embarrassed the Nuggets by building a 30 point lead before the half. Denver was done in by a lack of transition defense, a theme that has been…...

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Harrison Wind and Nate Timmons have a post game show after the Denver Nuggets loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The two discuss the game, the previous week and a look ahead at the return of Jusuf Nurkic and more.

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Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic has yet to play this season, but that could be changing soon.

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Denver Nuggets rookie Emmanuel Mudiay will miss tonight's game vs. the Utah Jazz and could be out a little while longer. On the flip side, Jusuf Nurkic participated in shoot around today in Salt Lake City.

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Harrison wind has some good news on Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic, his return is close. Emmanuel Mudiay is also on the mend, and could be back vs. the Utah Jazz.

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Harrison Wind explores some quotes from a recent podcast with Denver Nuggets GM Tim Connelly. Wind breaks down, with video, the shooting struggles of Emmanuel Mudiay.

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The Denver Nuggets first half against the Orlando Magic Tuesday night was proceeding like clockwork. Denver raced out to a 47-40 halftime lead, forced 13 Magic turnovers and managed to go 4-9 from 3-point land. The clouds were clearing and the sun was beginning to shine through as Denver held Orlando to a paltry 39.5 percent shooting and somehow shutout Orlando on the…...

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What’s up, Nuggets’ nation? Good to talk to you again. If you are new to my work, I had the good fortune of covering the Nuggets through most of the Carmelo Anthony era (2005-11). I was the one weird “internet guy” who was credentialed by the Nuggets while covering the team for the late, great Hoopsworld.com. Oh, how the world has changed in…...

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With the Nuggets final preseason game on Thursday (Oct. 22nd), opening night rosters set Oct. 26th and the season opener just eight days away, coach Michael Malone and his staff are putting the finishing touches on a productive and encouraging training camp and preseason. Denver has been more than impressive through their first six exhibition games. The Nuggets rank sixth…...

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(If you’ve been reading BSNDenver.com with any frequency as of late, you’re likely aware of how important the New York Knicks success (or lack thereof) is to the Denver Nuggets this season. I’ve tried to mention this several times in various articles but in fact this topic is of such importance that it deserves an entire post unto itself.…...

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The Nuggets announced that they have picked up the third-year options on the contracts of guard Gary Harris and center Jusuf Nurkic. Harris, 21, averaged 3.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game last season. He’s already an NBA-level defender, but his offense and more specifically his shooting is still a work in progress. Harris has shot the ball…...

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Denver Nuggets second-year big man Jusuf Nurkic had surgery on his left patella tendon this past May, but you would never know the Bosnian was on the operating table just five months ago from the video below. https://twitter.com/nuggets/status/651110518954921985 The Nuggets don’t have a firm timetable on when Nurkic will be back on the court, and head coach Michael Malone let…...

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Over five months ago in BSN’s Denver Nuggets offseason to-do list series we argued the importance of signing an additional rim protector to backup starting center Jusuf Nurkic, saying: If there’s one need the Nuggets absolutely must address in free agency this summer, it’s backup center. Luckily for Denver the free agent class of 2015 might very well be the…...

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Head coach Michael Malone and general manger Tim Connelly didn’t come out and say it in convincing fashion, but reading between the lines it appears that center Jusuf Nurkic will not be active when the Denver Nuggets open their season Oct. 28 in Houston against the Rockets. At this morning’s media day press conference, Malone commented on the 7-footers…...

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The Denver Nuggets may not be a top 10 or even a top 15 defense in the league for the coming 2015-16 season, they simply don’t have the players to do so, but it won’t be because of first-year head coach Michael Malone’s lack of trying. Malone earned his stripes in the league as a defensive whiz. From 2005-2010,…...

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With the Denver Nuggets set to open the 2015-16 campaign with Media Day on Sept. 28th and training camp getting underway Sept. 29th, it’s time to start looking at how the season will unfold. For those unfamiliar with my work, I’ve been a part of ColoradoSportsGuys.com since 2011 – a sports podcast featuring Ross Martin (@hirossco), Jeff Morton (@jmorton78)…...

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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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One of the best in the NBA writing business tackled the Denver Nuggets today and specifically Danilo Gallinari. Zach Lowe has a tremendous breakdown on Gallo’s promising end to the 2014-15 season, as well as his stellar play for the Italian national team at Eurobasket over the summer. Here are a couple snippets from Lowe’s piece: Gallinari might be…...

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