Nuggets Rumors & News

  • Ty Lawson taken into custody for suspicion of DUI

    NBC News 9 Colorado "Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was taken into custody for suspicion of DUI Friday morning. Denver Police say he was arrested at 1:19 a.m. in the 3400 block of Park Avenue West after reportedly going 60 mph in a 35 mph zone. The arresting officer clocked Lawson on his radar as going 61..." January 24

  • Spurs beat Nuggets, 109-99

    Pounding The Rock "San Antonio extends its win streak to four as they improve to 27-16 by beating the Nuggets in the thin air of Denver. This was a pretty ugly game for the most part (especially so at the beginning as the Spurs missed eleven of their first twelve shots) and the two teams contributed equally for..." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Warriors wallop Nuggets 122-79

    Golden State Of Mind "I'm not really sure what superlatives there are left at the midway point of this regular season. These Golden State Warriors have done everything they could possibly do in a 39-game stretch. Forgot the postseason seedings, injuries, or anything else for a second. What is there to even pretend to..." January 20

  • Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw must juggle rotation

    Denver Post "It wasn't long after the start of Brian Shaw's postgame news conference following the Nuggets' loss to Minnesota on Saturday night that Denver's coach pointed a finger of blame at himself. "I'll take some of the grief for trying to work Randy Foye back into the lineup and figure out when and..." January 19

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets G Randy Foye (quad) has been upgraded to questionable for tonight's game vs. Minnesota. He's missed 26 straight games.

  • Nuggets win fifth consecutive game, holding off depleted Mavericks

    Denver Post "The Nuggets had won four consecutive games, but the schedule suggested the degree of difficulty was about to rise. The Dallas Mavericks, among the West's best, were coming to town. But by the time they arrived at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday night, that degree of difficulty shrank —..." January 15

  • Report: Celtics buy out Nate Robinson

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Celtics traded for Nate Robinson, but they didn’t really want him. They just wanted to unload Jameer Nelson, who had a player option for next season, for Robinson’s expiring contract. Boston has no use for those aging players during its rebuilding. That’s why Robinson won’t suit up for..." January 14

  • Brian Shaw: Nuggets not actively shopping Wilson Chandler, Arron Afflalo

    Denver Post "Having overheard the conversation — Arron Afflalo talking about trade rumors — Wilson Chandler had a quick message. "You've got 72 hours." Afflalo laughed. "Hopefully I don't have just 72 hours, though," Afflalo said. It was a light moment in the midst of a heavy subject. And that..." January 14

  • Sources: Nuggets trade Nate Robinson to Celtics for Jameer Nelson

    Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Celtics have agreed to a trade to send point guard Jameer Nelson to the Denver Nuggets for Nate Robinson, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Celtics are expected to negotiate a buyout of Robinson's $2.1 million contract and waive him, sources said. If Robinson clears waivers, the..." January 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Boston is sending Jameer Nelson to Denver for Nate Robinson, source tells Yahoo.

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Hearing the Nuggets are shopping Wilson Chandler (one year remaining, team option for '15-'16) hard as they continue getting future assets.

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    Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne

    Since Mozgov trade, everyone is calling Denver on Chandler & Afflalo. Heard Heat, Clippers, Hornets have all discussed Afflalo.

  • Ty Lawson scores 23 as Nuggets defeat Orlando for third win in a row

    Denver Post "The Nuggets were looking for their third consecutive win Wednesday night, and they found it. The momentum gained from it meant everything for a franchise not yet ready to give up on its postseason goal. "Despite our struggles, it's still there for us," Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly..." January 08

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Update to Cavs story w/ @WindhorstESPN: Cavs will send TWO future firsts to Denver for Mozgov

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say tell @WindhorstESPN and I that Cavs are in advanced discussions to acquire Timofey Mozgov from Denver

  • Cavaliers trade for Nuggets' Timofey Mozgov

    CBSSports.com "Ken Berger of CBSSports.com confirms a Yahoo Sports report that the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded two first-round picks to the Denver Nuggets for center Timofey Mozgov. The picks include Oklahoma City's 1-18-protected first-rounder they acquired in the Dion Waiters deal, and the Memphis'..." January 07

  • Timofey Mozgov has a rule about trade speculation

    Denver Post "Timofey Mozgov has one rule for his buddies who talk about trade speculation that involves him: Take it somewhere else. The Nuggets’ center the subject of trade chatter for much of this season. The most recent has concerned him possibly going to Cleveland since Cavaliers coach David Blatt once..." January 06

  • Ty Lawson says he has talked with Kevin Durant about going home to Washington DC

    Pro Basketball Talk "While the Wizards brain trust was making smart off-season moves — re-signing Marcin Gortat, bringing in Paul Pierce —all the talk among fans was on one topic: Would Kevin Durant come home in 2016? LeBron James choosing to return to Cleveland sparked a lot of hope in the DC faithful, and it..." January 03

  • Report: If Nuggets fire Brian Shaw, Mike D’Antoni would be replacement candidate

    Pro Basketball Talk "Five teams have played at least seven games decided by 20 or more points this season – the Mavericks (7-1 in such games), Clippers (7-0) and Cavaliers (5-2) because they’re good and the Hornets (1-6) because they’re bad. And the Nuggets (4-3) because… I don’t know what they are. Denver,..." January 03

  • Bulls set franchise record in win over Nuggets

    CSN Chicago "Part of what disappointed Tom Thibodeau following the Bulls’ 82-point outing in a loss to the Nets on Tuesday was that his group could have affected the game in other areas on a clear off-night shooting the ball. Those same shooting woes crept up Thursday, but the Bulls responded with a..." January 02

  • Kobe Bryant leads Lakers past Nuggets, 111-103

    Los Angeles Times "With a triple-double, Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to an eight-point victory on Tuesday night in Denver against the Nuggets, ending a three-game losing streak. Bryant scored 23 points with 11 rebounds and 11 assists in 31 1/2 minutes, shooting six for 11 from the field. The Lakers took a..." December 31

  • Raptors Strike Gold in Denver, Defeat Nuggets 116-102

    Raptors HQ "The dreaded Western Conference road trip continues to provide good fortune as the Raptors roll into the Pepsi Center and leave with their 24th win on the season. O Canada, we stand on guard Lowry. Kyle Lowry hovered around triple-double territory with 30 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds..." December 29

  • Kenneth Faried grabs 25 rebounds, saves Nuggets from sloppy loss against Timberwolves

    Denver Post "It's the little things Brian Shaw hates. The times when his players don't box out. The times when the ball bounces in front of them and they still don't go for the ball. The (many) missed free throws. The shoddy defense. He must have had a hard time sitting through Friday's game against the..." December 27

  • Plumlee propels Nets to come-from-behind win over Nuggets

    New York Post "Mason Plumlee isn’t ready to give up his spot in the starting lineup. Continuing his excellent play since moving into the starting five two weeks ago, Plumlee finished with 19 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, two steals and three blocks as he teamed with Joe Johnson to lead the Nets to a..." December 24

  • Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari underwent successful knee surgery, out 3 weeks

    Sportando "Danilo Gallinari announced on his official Facebook page that he underwent successful knee surgery." December 24

  • Charlotte Hornets convincingly put away Denver Nuggets, 110-82

    Charlotte Observer "This was the third straight game without Lance Stephenson and the third consecutive dominant victory. So naturally Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford was asked Monday after the 110-82 blowout of the Denver Nuggets what he’ll do once shooting guard Stephenson returns from a pelvic..." December 23

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Danilo Gallinari, by the way, is having his knee surgery today. #Nuggets

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    #Nuggets could be without Ty Lawson (back) tonight vs. Hornets. He's a game-time decision. Darrell Arthur (leg) is doubtful to play.

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Gallo is expected to have surgery in the next day or two, and there is a tentative timetable now; out three weeks. #Nuggets

  • Adam Silver on tanking: 'I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose'

    ESPN.com "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 21

  • 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

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "SI.com 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

    CBSSports.com "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.