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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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It’s been a busy last few days for the Denver Nuggets. Between extending Wilson Chandler, re-signing Will Barton and partaking in the Las Vegas Summer League, the Nuggets rumor mill has certainly been abuzz. And now, thanks to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, we have another breaking news story, this time regarding Jameer Nelson: ESPN sources say Jameer Nelson has landed three-year,...

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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 playing...

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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 score)...

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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 it...

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According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Denver Nuggets are “finalizing” a three-year fully guaranteed contract with center Nikola Jokic. Jokic was Denver’s 2014 second-round pick and averaged 16.5 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and nearly a block per game last season for KK Mega Leks of the Adriatic League. Bringing Jokic over from Europe was one of the Nuggets highest...

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According to Sportando.com, Nikola Jokic will sign a contract with the Denver Nuggets in the coming weeks, hopefully in time to play for the Nuggets’ in the Las Vegas Summer League which begins play July 10. The 20-year-old, second-round pick of 2014 averaged 15.4 points and 9.2 rebounds per game while taking home MVP honors for KK Mega Vizura of the...

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The Denver Nuggets have announced they will hold a private workout for first-round lottery prospect Willie Cauley-Stein on Monday morning. This comes at a somewhat fortuitous time considering BSN’s next Draft or Pass piece, scheduled to drop Monday afternoon, features none other than Cauley-Stein. The Nuggets’ first private workout of the month, held on Saturday, was centered around Stanley Johnson....

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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 series...

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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 to...

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