The Nuggets are one of nine teams who have spoken with the Spurs about trading for forward Kawhi Leonard, according to ESPN. The Lakers, Leonard’s preferred destination, Celtics, 76ers, Clippers, Suns, Trail Blazers, Raptors and Wizards have also reportedly talked with San Antonio about the 2014 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player....
The NBA is and always will be a star-driven league. It’s what makes nearly every night during the regular season must-see TV. James Harden might erupt for a 60-point triple-double on a random January evening. Nikola Jokic could record the fastest triple-double in league history on a quiet Thursday night in Milwaukee. Steve Kerr just might let his four All-Stars…...
Wind and Clark continue their player review series by looking at both Wilson Chandler and Torrey Craig’s seasons. First, Chandler’s up and down year and the likelihood that he’s back in a Nuggets’ jersey next season. Then, Torrey Craig and how he burst onto the scene in his rookie year. Finally, who is Denver’s starting small forward next season and is that guy currently on the roster?
2:30 – Chandler’s year
4:30 – Why Chandler played the minutes he did
9:30 – How Chandler’s role impacted his production
14:00 – Missing Gallo
15:30 – Will Chandler accept his player option?
20:00 – Craig’s year
22:00 – Doing the dirty work
24:00 – Craig’s defensive upside
28:30 – Craig’s three-point potential
36:30 – Power ranking Denver’s future starting small forward possibilities
38:00 – Barton?
42:00 – Chandler?
43:00 – Mbah a Moute/Huestis/Kawhi/Porter
Earlier this week, it was revealed that for the first time in Gregg Popovich's 20-year tenure as head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, a player asked to be traded. LaMarcus Aldridge, who's under contract through 2019, came to Popovich this summer and told him he wanted out.
The Denver Nuggets take on the San Antonio Spurs tonight. Denver will be without Danilo Gallinari and Emmanuel Mudiay, but the Spurs aren't playing with a full deck either, Johnny Domenico has more in the preview.
Less than 24 hours after a feel-good win against the struggling New Orleans Pelicans, Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets will face a true test in the dominating San Antonio Spurs (8-2) who are holding their opponents to a league-best 90.6 ppg, in addition to having the second best point-differential (+10.8). The Spurs, on the other hand, have been resting in San Antonio…...