Nuggets Rumors & News

  • Warriors top Nuggets in regular season finale

    CSN Bay Area "Having locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoffs, Warriors coach Mark Jackson emptied his bench Wednesday night. He sent starting shooting guard Klay Thompson onto the floor with four reserves – point guard Steve Blake, small forward Harrison Barnes, power forward Marreese..." April 17

  • Clippers Mine The Nuggets, 117-105

    Clips Nation "This game was played with a very nonchalant style from the beginning. After the Clippers got out to a 13-0 start, it became clear that they were going to win this one big, and the rest of the game played out as somewhat of a final runthrough for the starters, a chance for them to get a nice run in..." April 16

  • Big-man battle on the horizon for Denver Nuggets

    NBA.com "Six months before training camp, the position battles have already begun. Nuggets coach Brian Shaw acknowledged Saturday that he is intrigued by the competition that figures to take place when Denver reconvenes with a healthy roster next fall. He spoke specifically about Timofey Mozgov and..." April 13

  • Kenneth Faried has 24 points, 21 boards as Nuggets rally to defeat Jazz

    Denver Post "Saturday night's highlight happened about midway through the second quarter of the Nuggets' next-to-last home game, against the Utah Jazz. That was about the time the Atlanta Hawks were putting the finishing touches on an upset victory over Miami, thereby clinching the final playoff spot in the..." April 13

  • Mozgov's monstrous game leads Nuggets to improbable comeback victory over Warriors

    Denver Stiffs "Does it get any sweeter than that? I mean seriously, that's about as good as it gets this season. In what can only be described as a massive upset, the Denver Nuggets stunned the Golden State Warriors 100-99 on Kenneth Faried's game-winning jump hook with 00.5 seconds left. The Manimal's first..." April 11

  • Nuggets defeat Houston to secure winning record at home

    Denver Post "Late in the season, the Nuggets have taken this learning and improving and not checking out thing to heart. Their 123-116 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday at the Pepsi Center was the latest example. "We got casual in the end," Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said. "But we got off to such a..." April 10

  • Aaron Brooks open to re-signing with Denver Nuggets

    Fansided "The Denver Nuggets were in need of a point guard earlier this season, so the team went out and acquired Aaron Brooks. Unfortunately, the Nuggets playoff hopes were quickly dashed thereafter but Brooks continued his solid play in the Mile High city and appears open to a potential return, despite..." April 08

  • Nuggets’ Ty Lawson, Pelicans’ Eric Gordon likely shut down for season

    Pro Basketball Talk "At this point in the season, if you have a slightly banged up star on a team not headed for the playoffs, what’s the point? Why play him? With that in mind we bring you these two bits of news: Denver’s Ty Lawson and New Orleans’ Eric Gordon appear to be done for the year. That according to a..." April 08

  • Rockets come through in clutch to knock off Nuggets in OT

    Houston Chronicle "By the time the Rockets noticed that Denver was blowing them off the floor, the mystery was not how the Nuggets did it. The Nuggets were playing harder, much harder. The question was how the Rockets managed not to pick up on that before there were just three minutes left and they had sleep-walked..." April 07

  • Retaining Kenneth Faried won't come cheap for Nuggets

    Denver Post "The finances of retaining Kenneth Faried, should the Nuggets want to, aren't nearly as daunting as they could be. Faried is headed toward the final year of his rookie-scale contract and will be a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. Keeping Faried in the fold will cost the Nuggets, but..." April 06

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    Craig Ackerman @ca_rockets

    The Nuggets tonight will have 9 available bodies. Chandler, Gallinari, Hickson, Lawson, McGee and Robinson are all out w/ various injuries.

  • Ty Lawson held out of starting lineup after missing team meeting

    Denver Post "Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was held out of the Nuggets starting lineup Friday at Memphis after the point guard missed a morning breakfast meeting. "Things happen," coach Brian Shaw said. "Guys are late from time to time, and they miss things from time to time. It's not the first time that..." April 05

  • Grizzlies keep pace in playoff race by edging Nuggets

    Fox Sports "The Grizzlies started hot, went cold and still haven't found a stroke from behind the arc against Denver, but found a groove in the third quarter and pulled away in a 100-92 win against the Nuggets, all to stay alive at the end of the playoff rope. Here are three observations from the game. 1...." April 05

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets G Ty Lawson will not start tonight vs. Memphis after missing a morning team meeting. Aaron Brooks gets the start.

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

  • Nugs turn up heat, roast Birds, 137-107

    Denver Stiffs "I don't know how many of the Denver Nuggets players and staff read the comments sections of Denver Stiffs, but my esteemed colleague Jeffrey Morton revealed an interesting tidbit in the Nuggets recent loss to the Memphis Grizzlies post-game Monday night. Jeff mentioned that in speaking with our..." April 03

  • Grizzlies escape Denver with victory

    Memphis Commercial Appeal "Zach Randolph emerged from the locker-room shower strutting and singing a little ditty that had his teammates laughing. Randolph couldn’t carry much of a tune Monday night but he made music with the basketball in his hands and lifted the Grizzlies to a 94-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets in..." April 01

  • Brian Shaw encouraging Ty Lawson to retrieve aggressive play

    Denver Post "Perhaps it's as simple as the opponent. Facing the San Antonio Spurs is a rough-and-tumble task for anyone. But maybe it is something more than just that. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson just hasn't been himself lately. And if he's not himself, the Nuggets' offense isn't itself — and it hasn't..." March 30

  • Spurs 133, Denver 102

    San Antonio Express-News "Any fears of a repeat of Wednesday, when the Nuggets erased almost all of the Spurs’ 24-point lead in the second half, were allayed early and emphatically Friday at the Pepsi Center. Sparked by Marco Belinelli, the Spurs led by 10 early in the second quarter and kept building…and building, and..." March 29

  • Spurs fend off Nuggets, win 15th straight

    Pounding The Rock "Wednesday night, the Nuggets visited San Antonio hoping to end the Spurs' winning streak at 14 games. The Nuggets came into the contest playing decent basketball, winning seven of their last 13 games. Additionally, they are basically the league's streak stoppers, most recently ending the Clippers..." March 27

  • Reggie Jackson delivers as Thunder crushes Nuggets

    The Oklahoman "The most worrisome matchup for the Thunder on Monday night turned out to be no big deal. That’s because Reggie Jackson handled his business. Jackson, starting in place of a resting Russell Westbrook, played Denver points guard Ty Lawson to a virtual draw while looking as comfortable as ever..." March 25

  • Nuggets hold tough to top Wizards in Andre Miller's return to Denver

    Denver Post "They're down to 12. Yes, an even — if not dirty — dozen games remain in what at least at first will go down as a disappointing 2013-14 season for the Nuggets. Their 105-102 victory over the Washington Wizards at the Pepsi Center on Sunday gave the Nuggets a 32-38 record and added a sliver of..." March 24

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    Denver Nuggets @denvernuggets

    #Nuggets F Wilson Chandler (groin strain) will not play today vs. @WashWizards. Anthony Randolph gets the start in his place.

  • Andre Miller returns to Denver with Wizards after ugly divorce from Nuggets

    Washington Post "Now that his 14-year-old son, Duane, is at an age when he can fully understand and question what’s going on around him, Andre Miller said he feels more of an obligation to set a good example. When he looks back on the in-game shouting match with Denver Nuggets Coach Brian Shaw that led to a..." March 23

  • Nuggets’ J.J. Hickson out for the season with ACL tear in right knee

    SI.com "The Nuggets announced Saturday that forward J.J. Hickson will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury occurred during Denver’s 122-106 road loss to Dallas on Friday. With a little more than eight minutes remaining in the fourth quarter and Dallas leading..." March 23

  • 'Closer' Monta Ellis delves into Dirk's territory, buries Nuggets in Mavericks' 122-106 win

    Dallas Morning News "The needle of hope might just be flicking a little bit for these Mavericks. If they can beat the Denver Nuggets, who have had their number all season, perhaps anything’s possible. For the first time this season, the Mavericks took down Denver — a team that is headed to the lottery but was 3-0..." March 22

  • Andre Miller says Nuggets portrayed him as 'bad guy'

    Yahoo! Sports "Andre Miller returns to Denver on Sunday for the first time since the Nuggets traded him to the Washington Wizards. And it's clear he's still a little bothered by how he left the Mile High City. "I was made out to be the bad guy, the villain because I was the one complaining about minutes,"..." March 21

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Brooks leads Nuggets to comeback victory over Detroit Pistons

    Denver Post "It has been a beneficial end of the season for Nuggets point guard Aaron Brooks. Brought over at the trade deadline from Houston for Jordan Hamilton, the move was viewed as good for both players to re-establish themselves with new franchises. Brooks, who will be an unrestricted free agent at..." March 20

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    Raj Sharan @Raj_Sharan

    No Wilson Chandler for the #Nuggets tonight (hip). Ty Lawson is questionable with a groin injury and headaches.

  • Nuggets forget playoffs, try to build foundation for future

    Denver Post "The Nuggets aren't officially eliminated, but have faded from serious playoff contention and are now focused on building a foundation for the future. Monday's late-night victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, who came in as the NBA's hottest team with 11 consecutive wins, was the Nuggets'..." March 19

  • Nuggets defeat Clippers behind balanced effort led by Kenneth Faried

    Denver Post "In the last four days the Nuggets have taken down the Miami Heat and then on Monday, the NBA's hottest team, the L.A. Clippers. The next logical question the players wondered after their 110-100 win at the Pepsi Center was: Why couldn't this happen all year long? It's a complicated answer...." March 18

  • Atlanta holds on for 97-92 win over Denver

    Peachtree Hoops "Nothing comes easy for the Atlanta Hawks these days. Denver rebounded from a 21 point deficit in the second half but the Hawks hold on at the end for a 97-92 win. Atlanta has now won three straight games for the first time since the middle of December and maintain a 3.5 game lead over New York for..." March 16

  • Nuggets hang on to stun two-time defending champion Heat in Miami

    Denver Post "Heat fans filed out of American Airlines Arena and tried to reason their way through what they just witnessed. "But the Nuggets are horrible ..." said one. "You're a jinx," said a man to a lady who might be hard-pressed to get a return trip to a Heat game. But then there was the only one..." March 15

  • Nuggets' team effort proves effective in victory at Orlando Magic

    Denver Post "The Nuggets mostly sigh through moments of validation these days. The season has slipped through their fingers like salt. But sometimes those moments come anyway, and the Nuggets will take them, as they did in a complete 120-112 victory over the Magic on Wednesday night at the Amway..." March 13

  • Kenneth Faried's improvement puts ball in Nuggets' courtship

    Denver Post "In the midst of a tough season for the Nuggets, power forward Kenneth Faried is hitting his stride. In doing so, he's adding pressure to a franchise mulling his future with the team. "It's a tough season," Faried said. "But, yeah, I'm starting to become what I should have been earlier. That's..." March 12

  • Pelicans forward Anthony Davis leads way in win over Denver Nuggets

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Once again, it was the offensive prowess and rebounding skill of second-year Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis that kept the Pelicans in the game. Davis scored 13 points in a 30-point third quarter as the Pelicans climbed out of a hole and had an opportunity to win the game. Davis recorded..." March 10

  • Nuggets cruise past Los Angeles Lakers, completing season sweep

    Denver Post "The words seemed almost blasphemous. But they weren't, of course. Not this season. Before Friday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw described his team's impending matchup as a "typical trap game." That's right, a team that lays claim to 16 NBA championships..." March 08

  • Nuggets' Nate Robinson plans to return to team next season

    Denver Post "Nate Robinson has certainly made the list of the missed. He's around, but not in uniform. The Nuggets' bench has suffered without him. But he'll be back. He promises. Robinson plans to be around at the start of next season. The business end of that means he'll exercise his player option to..." March 06

  • Nuggets end six-game losing streak with victory over Mavericks

    Denver Post "These postgame shindigs had become so nuts-and-bolts, it took until the end for anyone to remember to step back and take a look at the entire forest. The Nuggets had won. There were reasons for that, of course. Many of them. But the Nuggets had won on Wednesday night, after losing six straight...." March 06

  • Brian Shaw to fix Nuggets defensive woes

    Denver Post "Nuggets coach Brian Shaw turned the spotlight on himself in juggling things to fix the defensive woes his team has experienced essentially all season. Too many schemes. Too many assignments. Too confusing. The players made it known to Shaw of late, and he listened. And agreed. If it..." March 05

  • Wolves' clinic at the line finishes off Nuggets

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "You can quibble with how the Timberwolves got there Monday after a 132-128 victory at Denver that just never would end, but there’s no mistaking they completed the season’s longest road trip with a 4-1 record. With six weeks left in the season and their margin of error to reach a distant..." March 04

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    Aaron J. Lopez @AaronLopez

    After missing nine games with fractured rib, #Nuggets PG @TyLawson3 planning to play tonight vs. Timberwolves.

  • Nuggets have rising prospect in Europe's Joffrey Lauvergne

    Denver Post "Half a world away, out of the sight of even the most detailed American basketball observer, a Nuggets prospect is making waves and creating some excitement for a franchise looking to turn things around next season. Joffrey Lauvergne, 22, is looking like a keeper, playing in Serbia. Selected..." March 03

  • Nuggets’ Shaw wants more fight from his players

    Sacramento Bee "Brian Shaw’s toughness was unquestioned during his playing days. Now, in his first head-coaching job with the Denver Nuggets, it’s tough for Shaw to watch and be unable to inject that grit into his team. Shaw acknowledges injuries have robbed the Nuggets of their depth. His squad isn’t..." March 02

  • Kobe Bryant praises Allen Iverson after retirement ceremony

    Fansided "It seems like quite a while ago that Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant was battling Philadelphia 76ers legend Allen Iverson. The two didn’t match up often given Bryant was a shooting guard and Iverson guarded opposing points (at least generally), but every so often the two would find..." March 02

  • Aldridge's return sparks Trail Blazers to win over Nuggets

    Oregonian "As LaMarcus Aldridge dressed in the Trail Blazers locker room, with a large horde of reporters and cameramen surrounding his locker, teammate Wesley Matthews walked by and summed up Saturday’s game by simply saying: “Welcome back, L.A.” Portland’s All-Star forward, the team’s leading scorer..." March 02

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    Chris Marlowe @ChrisMarlowe

    http://t.co/h3EfLGBRA1 - Ty looking frisky-but doubtful for tonight's game. #nuggets #Lawson

  • Ty Lawson won't be shut down by Nuggets due to injury any time soon

    Denver Post "Ty Lawson hasn't played in eight games and isn't returning to action Saturday night at Portland. When he's able to return from a fractured rib remains a question mark. But one thing's for certain, the Nuggets don't plan to shut him down. "No, I don't think so," coach Brian Shaw said Friday. "I..." March 01

  • Nets bounce back from blowout loss by pounding Nuggets

    New York Post "The Nets came up with the perfect response to their pathetic showing in Portland: they made the Nuggets look even worse. Brooklyn dominated Denver right from the opening tip, outscoring the Nuggets 29-8 in the first quarter and cruising to a 112-89 victory inside the Pepsi Center Thursday..." February 28