• JaVale McGee says he’s close to healthy, will be ready for season

    Pro Basketball Talk "JaVale McGee has battled a stress fracture and other leg injuries for a couple of seasons now — he has played just 28 games over two years. When he has gotten on the court, he has not been near the same athletic — and entertaining — player. Which leads to the biggest question about McGee with..." September 04

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    Sources close to JaVale McGee say he's focused on getting healthy. Several teams have shown interest. Mavs, Lakers seem like frontrunners.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs are also in advanced to sign Tunisian center Salah Mejiri and have not ruled out JaVale McGee if JaVale proves healthy

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs' interest in JaVale McGee, to this point, more "exploratory." Yet rim protection/athleticism are certainly prime needs

  • Mavericks discussing deal with JaVale McGee, per report

    Mavs Moneyball "Free agent center JaVale McGee and the Dallas Mavericks have "opened discussions" on a deal, according to Real GM's Shams Charania. In theory, McGee would fill the Mavericks gaping hole at backup center with shot blocking and defense. In theory. In practicality, McGee has played 28 games in the..." July 13

  • Sources: Doc Rivers planning to talk to JaVale McGee about Clippers' center job

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent center JaVale McGee is a serious consideration for the Los Angeles Clippers, and plans to have a telephone conversation with president and coach Doc Rivers on Saturday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Clippers, who lost center DeAndre Jordan to the Dallas Mavericks in free..." July 04

  • JaVale McGee Remains Interested In Joining Playoff Contender

    Real GM Basketball "JaVale McGee still wants to play for a playoff contender, but his preference is to sign a deal only for the remainder of the season. McGee and the Boston Celtics were previously close to a deal, but talks fell apart when they were unable to agree upon the length. " March 23

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    Tim Kawakami @timkawakami

    Warriors source: The team continues to have very little interest in signing JaVale McGee. Entertained the thought, but have moved on.

  • Sources: McGee close to signing with Celtics

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Celtics are close to signing big man JaVale McGee to a deal through next season, multiple sources told on Thursday. McGee, 27, was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday after the franchise acquired him at the trade deadline from the Denver Nuggets, who drafted him with..." March 05

  • Report: Mavericks, Heat in long line of teams interested in JaVale McGee

    Pro Basketball Talk "Some of you are out there thinking, “Why would teams go after JaVale McGee except to see their jerseys on Shaqtin’ a Fool more often?” Because it’s about cost and role. Not many teams were interested in paying JaVale McGee $12 million next season to be their starting center. However, paying him..." March 04

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Source: Golden State has major interest in signing JaVale McGee. He's viewed as potential insurance for Andrew Bogut

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Mavs "seriously interested" in JaVale McGee but word is list of interested teams stretches well beyond Dallas

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    After securing release from Philly without surrendering a cent, JaVale clears waivers WEDS. Early sense is he won't rush choice on next team

  • Sixers waive JaVale McGee "JaVale McGee was able to keep all of his money. The former 76ers big man was opposed of being bought out, because that wouldn't enable to him receive his full salary. So according to reports, the Sixers agreed to waive the 7-footer Sunday night following a 94-74 setback to the Indiana Pacers at..." March 02

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    With McGee due $12 million guaranteed next season, chances of buyout likely depend on JaVale finding new team that wants to bring him in now

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Upon being dealt to Philly McGee said he did NOT want buyout. But he'd be eligible to play in playoffs for another team if waived by midnite

  • JaVale McGee wants to stay with Sixers "Center JaVale McGee wants to remain with the 76ers for the rest of the season and beyond. The Sixers, at least for the time being, are committed to giving him every opportunity to do just that. "We are coming into this whole thing with an open mind," coach Brett Brown said Sunday after the..." February 23

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Denver is in advanced talks on a deal to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Nuggets send JaVale McGee to 76ers

    Yahoo! Sports "The Denver Nuggets have agreed to send JaVale McGee and a first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, a league source told Yahoo Sports. The Sixers will receive a 2015 protected first-round pick that Denver owned via Oklahoma City and are sending the rights to Turkish professional..." February 19

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    In addition to Afflalo deal, the Nuggets are sending JaVale McGee and a 2015 first-round pick to Philadelphia, league source confirms.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Denver, I'm told, has been pushing an offer of J.J. Hickson/JaVale McGee for B-Lopez. Nets have so far been firm in their refusal to take it

  • 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

  • JaVale McGee continues to battle soreness, and other Nuggets notes

    Denver Post "Three of the Nuggets four ‘surgery’ players are champing at the bit to get out on the court. Probably, all four are, actually. But only Danilo Gallinari, Nate Robinson and J.J. Hickson are close. JaVale McGee is having to play the patience game. “What he’s going through right now is when he has..." October 09

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    Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA

    The Denver Nuggets have considered trading JaVale McGee and/or Wilson Chandler, according to league sources.

  • Nuggets' JaVale McGee undergoes season ending surgery on left leg

    SI "The Nuggets announced Thursday that center JaVale McGee will miss the remainder of the 2013-14 season after undergoing surgery to address a stress fracture in his left tibia. “While it’s disappointing that we won’t have JaVale back on the court this season, we’re happy that he can move forward..." February 20

  • McGee decision expected by March 1 on whether to play this season for Nuggets

    Denver Post "A resolution on whether Nuggets center JaVale McGee will play again this season is expected by March 1, his mother, Pamela, told The Denver Post. McGee has been out since early November with a stress fracture in his left tibia. The team's original plan was to allow McGee to take time to let..." February 15

  • JaVale McGee could be lost for the season

    Yahoo! Sports "Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee could miss the rest of the season because of a stress fracture in his left leg, league sources told Yahoo Sports. McGee, 26, has been seeking further medical consultation on the injury, which hasn't been able to heal properly this season, league sources..." February 06

  • JaVale McGee steadily making progress in stress fracture rehab

    Denver Post "While the news of Danilo Gallinari’s need for another ACL surgery still was sending waves through the Nuggets organization, they are gradually getting good returns on another player out for an indefinite period of time. Center JaVale McGee, who has been out since early November with a stress..." January 21

  • Nuggets center JaVale McGee still resting injured left tibia

    Denver Post "Five weeks after the initial injury, Nuggets center JaVale McGee is in a similar place to where he started – on a bone stimulator along with other rehab, doing upper body work… and waiting. The stress fracture in his left tibia is healing, but there is no end in sight from his absence from the..." December 13

  • Is JaVale McGee getting left behind in Denver?

    Denver Post "Wow the team is coming together under Brian Shaw. I love how he uses so much of the bench! Do you think we'll take a step backwards when JaVale McGee comes back? We don't miss him much I'm sorry to say! Why has Nate Robinson been on so many teams? He's a big asset! -- Steve, Los Angeles There..." December 05

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    Chris Dempsey @dempseypost

    Bad news for #Nuggets C JaVale McGee. He's got a stress fracture in his left tibia and is out indefinitely.

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  • JaVale McGee, Denver Nuggets center, finds positive approach paying off

    Denver Post "Turnarounds are usually accompanied by tall tales. Struggle one season but flourish the next? Odds are the reasons for the turnaround come with a large dose of intrigue. Unless you're JaVale McGee. His success 10 days into Nuggets training camp has been a complete turnaround from last..." October 11

  • JaVale: NBA people 'think that I’m dumb or stupid'

    CSN Washington "For all the colorful players that have come through Washington in recent years none wears the title of knucklehead better than JaVale McGee does. There are scores of YouTube videos depicting the big man's ill-advised forays with the basketball and his own random comments about who knows what. NBA..." September 15

  • Look for a lot more JaVale McGee in Denver this season

    Pro Basketball Talk "JaVale McGee is a smart guy. He also just does some stupid things on the basketball court. Ones that Shaq mocked on Inside the NBA decisions big and small that had former coach George Karl limiting his minutes. All that could change this season. Part of Karl’s surprise exit from Denver was a..." September 12

  • JaVale McGee under pressure with Kosta Koufos out of picture

    Denver Post "Late Thursday night, when Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly met with the media, the questions were of the moment — the draft picks, the Kosta Koufos trade — but the real narrative was this: The team's new management means business. Big time. Right off the top, an already huge summer for..." June 29

  • Nuggets have come to know JaVale McGee as "The Great Adventure"

    Denver Post "The masters are rare, those whose brilliance transcends their peers, and as such, they're given the desired designation as a poet's poet or a comic's comic or, in the case of JaVale McGee, a weirdo's weirdo. "JaVale McGee, by far, is the goofiest teammate I've had. He's goofiest guy in the NBA,"..." March 31

  • Wait, what did JaVale McGee say about Shaquille O'Neal?

    USA Today "Well, this gets awkward quickly. After registering zero points, two rebounds and two blocks in 14 minutes of play during the Denver Nuggets 107-92 win over the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday night, Nuggets center JaVale McGee appeared on TNT's Inside the NBA for an interview with the studio..." March 08

  • Nuggets fans enjoying JaVale McGee

    Bullets Forever "This is Part III of a six-part series noting the impact of last March's stunning deal for Nene. In this section, we touch base with two lead writers of SB Nation's Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs to see how the trade has affected their team. As it turns out, both are happy with having JaVale..." March 08

  • JaVale McGee of the Denver Nuggets as "The Chemist"

    Denver Stiffs "In order to understand what "The Chemist" actually is, we must get the proper definition from the creators themselves:'s Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne. During pregame intros for a Knicks-Suns game at MSG, I noticed Renaldo Balkman had thrown himself into that James Posey-type..." February 14