Nuggets Rumors & News

  • Darrell Arthur sidelined for Nuggets with leg injury

    Denver Post "Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur sat out Friday night's home game against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a strained lower left leg. He is considered day to day. Arthur suffered the injury during the second half of the Nuggets' loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday. He practiced Thursday,..." December 20

  • Nuggets hold on to defeat Clippers, end three-game losing streak

    Denver Post "Tired of playing games in pieces, on Friday night the Nuggets instead decided to piece it all together. Because, if not now, then when? Aside from a dismal third quarter, the Nuggets were generally solid in snapping a three-game losing streak with a 109-106 victory over the Los Angeles..." December 20

  • Adam Silver on taking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose' "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 20

  • James Harden turns it on late, propels Rockets past Nuggets in OT

    Houston Chronicle "For all Rockets guard James Harden had done to keep the Rockets in the game when they were rapidly sinking and to seemingly steal it when it was slipping away, he left one point unclaimed. That was all the Nuggets needed to force overtime with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer. Given another..." December 18

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Among most active teams on phones: (in no order): Celtics, Pistons, Suns, Timberwolves, Hornets, Clippers, Pacers, Nets, Nuggets, Rockets.

  • Report: Thunder have inquired about Wilson Chandler trade " reports that the Oklahoma City Thunder have called the Denver Nuggets to explore the possibility of a trade for one of their many talented forwards. Teams continue to look at Denver as an appealing trade partner. While the Cavs have been trying to extract Timofey Mozgov, league..." December 15

  • JaVale McGee to miss extended time with leg injury

    Denver Post "JaVale McGee's long injury saga has taken yet another negative turn. The Nuggets reserve center is expected to be out a "significant" amount of time after he aggravated a muscle near the tibia in which he had a stress fracture repaired, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said Sunday. Gametracker: San..." December 15

  • Nuggets guard Nate Robinson remains out with injured back

    Denver Post "Nate Robinson isn't completely out of the woods with his back injury, but he is closer to a return. Robinson suited up for the first time in a week for the Nuggets' game at Houston on Saturday night, but he didn't hit the court. "I'd like to see him get a practice or a good shootaround where..." December 14

  • Danilo Gallinari doesn't really know why he's not playing more "Interviews with international outlets are tough. The translation is really important, and each language has mannerisms and phrases that can change the meaning of something. So when you read an interview with Danilo Gallinari via Google's "it does the best it can" translation system, you have to..." December 14

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Nuggets added Wilson Chandler to injury report, but he's probable (illness.) Robinson questionable; Gallinari doubtful; McGee, Foye out.

  • Thunder express interest in Nuggets' Wilson Chandler

    Sporting News "While they have stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook at small forward and point guard, the Oklahoma City Thunder have long needed to fill a hole on the wing at shooting guard. The Thunder have tried to address that issue with a number of moves, and their latest effort could be in a trade..." December 13

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari enduring "tough" times

    Denver Post "The issue is simple, yet complicated too. Forward Danilo Gallinari wants more playing time. He feels he needs it to work himself back into form after missing 19 months before this season because of an ACL injury. Coach Brian Shaw doesn't have time to wait. His Nuggets are 10-12 and need to..." December 12

  • Nuggets work hard and pull away from Miami Heat

    Denver Post "It's the season of giving, but even the Nuggets realize they have been much too charitable of late. They had given wins away in the last week as if they had W's to burn, making their stay above .500 a brief one. But going back to the struggles of the 1-6 start? That's where the Nuggets (10-12)..." December 11

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari to sit out while resting sore knee

    Denver Post "It hasn't been the start Danilo Gallinari wanted. And Wednesday he added an injury to the list of problems he has endured in the first two months back to basketball after a knee injury had him out 19 months. Gallinari has soreness in his right knee after a couple of bruises. He's day to day..." December 11

  • Brian Shaw aiming to give Ty Lawson a break or two

    Denver Post "Overtime was a killer. Sitting in the postgame locker room at the Air Canada Centre late Monday night, Nuggets guard Ty Lawson noted his legs "felt like tree stumps." Not that it was noticeable minutes earlier, when he continued to sprint around the court with speed that challenged any..." December 10

  • Raptors fend off Nuggets in OT

    Toronto Sun "The Raptors continue to play with fire. So far they have yet to get singed. On a night when defence began as a rumour, the Raptors won the game because they made a defensive stand. Tied with 28 seconds remaining in regulation and with Denver in possession, the Nuggets put the game in Ty..." December 09

  • Brian Shaw says Nuggets may look to add another point guard

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Denver Nuggets have struggled to maintain consistent depth in the backcourt. Ty Lawson is an All-Star-level point guard, but injuries to Nate Robinson and Randy Foye have depleted their guard rotation. Head coach Brian Shaw recognizes it’s a problem. From Chris Dempsey of the Denver..." December 08

  • Millsap pushes Hawks to 6th win in a row, 96-84 over Nuggets

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "As the Hawks kept humming Sunday afternoon on a low-stress work day, it was easy to note that their defense — so often the preferred talking point of coach Mike Budenholzer — was solid in Atlanta’s sixth victory in a row. Denver shot just 36.6 percent in Atlanta’s 96-84 victory, including 31.7..." December 08

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Faried out for Nuggets. Also no McGee.

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    The #Nuggets available players shrinks by one, maybe two. NateRob (back) today vs. ATL. JaVale McGee (tibia) is doubtful.

  • Blazers send Shaw, Nuggets back to the film room

    CSN Northwest "Brian Shaw and his staff watched film over and over, but admitted before Tuesday’s game he still had no idea how the Denver Nuggets could beat the Trail Blazers. Shaw recalled how the Nuggets tried to double LaMarcus Aldridge, which resulted in leaving three-point shooters open. Then when the..." December 03

  • Nuggets survive the Utah Jazz 103-101

    Denver Stiffs "Nuggets overcame a terrible third quarter and a flagrant 2 foul to Arron Afflalo to beat the Utah Jazz in Utah 103-101 You want game notes for this? Too bad you're getting them anyway. 1st quarter Summary Nuggets 26-23: Odd first quarter with very little flow. Nuggets offense was largely..." December 02

  • Nuggets’ Arron Afflalo fined $15,000 for flagrant foul to Alec Burks head

    Pro Basketball Talk "There was no intent to injure in that play, Denver’s Arron Afflalo was trying to make a play on the ball. But intent only goes so far — he hit the head hard of an airborne player, Utah’s Alec Burks. That is a dangerous play. Fortunately Burks was okay and continued playing, but Afflalo was..." December 02

  • Nuggets' Kenneth Faried needs a full reboot on his game

    Denver Post "Kenneth Faried knew the question before it had been fully asked. His answer cut off the query before its conclusion. Kenneth, how do you feel about your seas ... "Awful," he said. Awful? "Awful." Faried knows the start of his season hasn't been up to standard — by his standard or..." December 02

  • Denver Nuggets get back at Suns with blowout victory

    Denver Post "Consecutive games against the same team hadn't proven to be the Nuggets' finest hours this season. There was the double loss to Sacramento. Then there was the double loss to Portland. And now a third chance — the charm? — in a duo of contests against Phoenix. The first didn't go so well:..." November 29

  • Suns do the Gerald Roll over Nuggets, 120-112

    Bright Side Of The Sun "The Phoenix Suns came out running hard and the Denver Nuggets stayed with them for three quarters. And then GERALD GREEN happened. Dunks. Threes. It was a thing of beauty. And then the game was over, despite there being 6 minutes left. Suns highlights: Markieff Morris: 15 points, 9..." November 27

  • Nuggets win fifth straight in dramatic fashion over Bulls

    Denver Stiffs "The Nuggets played well enough to have beaten the Bulls by 20, but Tom Thibodeau's stubborn squad refused to go down without a fight. That shot by Gallinari should have counted. His heel was off the baseline and it was an incredible make. I'm frankly just disappointed that the crew didn't..." November 26

  • Limiting the Denver Nuggets rotation yields success

    Denver Stiffs "Just as our Denver Nuggets gave up 84 points ... at halftime ... to a back-to-back playing Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday, November 12th, the conversation here and elsewhere was one of when, and not if, Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw might get fired. Nearly two weeks later, we're having a..." November 25

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets G Randy Foye out 3 weeks with a right quad tear, he said. An MRI revealed the injury on Monday.

  • Nuggets pull out ugly overtime victory over Lakers for forth straight

    Denver Post "Denver outlasted the Los Angeles Lakers, 101-94, in overtime here Sunday night in game where both teams could not find a rhythm at the offensive end. With the Nuggets desperate for anyone to make a basket, Danilo Gallinari drained a three-pointer with 1:28 left for a 94-90 lead that the Nuggets..." November 24

  • Nuggets solid in victory over short-handed Thunder

    Denver Post "Reclaiming the Pepsi Center as an arena Nuggets opponents need to be worried about again starts with a single step. After going just near .500 here in the past two seasons, including a 1-3 start this season, they'll have to rebuild the good times brick by brick. And so, they went about doing..." November 20

  • Masai Ujiri also deserves blame for Denver's collapse

    SB Nation "This week, Kevin Arnovitz published a deep, well-reported piece looking at how the Denver Nuggets have fallen into mediocrity at (He also talked about the story on Zach Lowe's podcast last week; really, that conversation is a companion piece to the story.) Two big storylines were teased..." November 20

  • The downfall of the Denver Nuggets "What was once a portrait of mid-market success has become one of the NBA's biggest lemons. In 2011, the Denver Nuggets showed the league how to extract maximum value when a superstar ransoms a franchise. Though stars have come and gone, the Nuggets maintained stability with a Hall of Fame head..." November 17

  • George Karl Remains Interested In Coaching, Monitoring Nuggets' Situation

    Real GM Basketball "George Karl still wants to coach and is "paying close attention" to the Denver Nuggets' struggles, according to one of his former assistants. Karl was the NBA Coach of the Year in 12-13, but was fired before entering the final season of his contract. " November 17

  • Knicks snap losing streak in big way with runaway win over Nuggets

    New York Daily News "A team with a Phil Jackson protege as a head coach that runs a form of the triangle offense suffered a brutal defeat at the Garden Sunday, and for the first time in weeks it wasn’t the Knicks. Derek Fisher’s group slammed the brakes on its seven-game skid by using a runaway second quarter for a..." November 17

  • Faried not 'well liked' in Organization "What was once a portrait of mid-market success has become one of the NBA's biggest lemons. In 2011, the Denver Nuggets showed the league how to extract maximum value when a superstar ransoms a franchise. Though stars have come and gone, the Nuggets maintained stability with a Hall of Fame head..." November 17

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Randy Foye (knee) and Erick Green will be the inactives for this morning's game #Nuggets

  • Nuggets snap losing streak in style, winning big vs. Indiana

    Denver Post "The Nuggets needed this. They needed freeing power a road game can sometimes provide. They needed the shooting they knew their players had in them. They needed a win. And Friday night, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, they got one. A big one. Their six-game losing streak was snapped in a..." November 15

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    Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

    Magic could have gotten a 1st for Afflalo in various deals, but they liked Fournier, and he's making that deal look better right now.

  • Lillard, Blazers grind Nuggets into powder, 130-113

    Blazer's Edge "My dear sainted mother used to tell me all the time, "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." Extending that philosophy to its logical conclusion, our recap of the Portland Trail Blazers' victory over the Denver Nuggets tonight should be infinitely long. The final score..." November 13

  • NBA owners expendable, NBPA director says "Michele Roberts, the NBA players' union executive director, on Wednesday questioned several of the principles that for decades have governed owner-player relations in the league, objecting to the concept of a salary cap while making clear she'd push for much more than a 50-50 split of..." November 13

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Minute restricitons for #Nuggets Danilo Gallinari & Nate Robinson are now a thing of the past. They've been cleared for full games.

  • Blazers beat the Nuggets handily, 116-110

    CSN Northwest "The Blazers wouldn’t allow another losing streak no their home floor, defeating the Denver Nuggets, 116-100, on Sunday night at the Moda Center. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a game-high 28 points, while Wesley Matthews added 21 points on 8-of-19 shooting. Dating back to last season, this..." November 10

  • Faried admits to flop on Blake flagrant

    CSN Northwest "Steve Blake and Kenneth Faried provided some fireworks late in the fourth quarter of the Blazers 116-110 victory over the Nuggets. Faried set a pick on Blake, but added a little extra shove for good measure. Blake, all 6’3’, 172 pounds of him, took exception and delivered a hockey-style body..." November 10

  • Nate Robinson promising to play through pain

    Denver Post "It hasn't always been pretty, but style points don't matter much to Nate Robinson right now. Being on the court does, however, and he's playing through a knee rehab and a hamstring injury to get it done. Robinson left the Nuggets' home game Friday against Cleveland in the second half, unable to..." November 09

  • Darrell Arthur suspended one game

    Denver Post "Denver Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur has been suspended one game by the NBA for his cheap shot on Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters. Waiters was shoved in the back by Arthur as he left the ground while going for a layup at the end of the first period of the Cavaliers' 110-101 win over the..." November 09

  • Cavaliers ride fast start, balance to victory over Nuggets

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cavaliers defeated the Nuggets, 110-101, Friday night at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo. Here is a capsule look after a dvr review of the combination of Fox Sports Ohio and ESPN telecasts: The Cavs (2-3) snapped a two-game losing streak and finished a stretch of four consecutive road games..." November 08

  • Kings dominate Denver, 131-109

    Sacramento Bee "It’s the coach’s job to find something for his team to work on, even when all appears well. Michael Malone did that with the Kings, noting they gave up 72 points in the second and fourth quarters combined Wednesday night. Considering the Kings won their fourth consecutive game by trouncing..." November 06

  • King rise to the occasion in Denver, beat Nuggets 110-105

    Sacramento Bee "Make it three games in a row the Kings have shown signs they are starting to forge a new identity. The season is only four games old, so it’s far too soon to declare this team completely reformed of its selfish habits. But with each game, the talk of team basketball and playing for each other..." November 04

  • Short-handed Thunder grinds out impressive win over Nuggets

    The Oklahoman "It was everything the Thunder stands for and then some. All the buzzwords that have come to define what Oklahoma City is all about were put on display in 48 minutes of the most inspired basketball you might ever see. There was energy and effort, defense and determination, teamwork and..." November 02