Nuggets

Thomas agrees to one-year pact with Nuggets

Free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Denver Nuggets, according to ESPN. The 5-foot-9 point guard generated little interest after his rights were renounced by the Los Angeles Lakers last week, but has found a home with the Nuggets and coach Mike Malone — Thomas’ coach when […]


Nuggets trade Faried, Arthur to Nets in salary dump

The Denver Nuggets are trading Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a 2019 protected first-round pick and a future second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets for Isaiah Whitehead, according to a report from ESPN. This was a salary dump move for the Nuggets, who will unload $21 million and waive Whitehead. Denver has agreed to send Kenneth […]


Craig re-ups with Nuggets for two years

Free agent swingman Torrey Craig has agreed to a two-year contract with the Denver Nuggets, the team announced Tuesday. According to a report from Yahoo Sports, the deal is for two years and $4 million, and is guaranteed. “We are thrilled to have Torrey back on our roster,” Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly said. […]


A surprise suitor for LeBron — the Nuggets

Even though the Denver Nuggets have agreed on deals to re-sign their top two free agents in Nikola Jokic and Will Barton, they aren’t finished shopping, according to a report. Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports reports the Nuggets will now put their focus on pursuing the biggest name on the free-agent market — LeBron James. […]


Jokic, Nuggets agree upon five-year deal

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets have agreed upon a five-year, $146.5-million max deal, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. The Nuggets declined Jokic’s team option for 2018-19 so they could lock up the talented big man for the long-haul. Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has committed to a five-year, $146.5M maximum contract with […]


Barton headed back to Nuggets on four-year deal

Will Barton is staying put with the Denver Nuggets, according to a report. Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports reports Barton and the Nuggets will agree to a four-year deal for more than $50 million. Will Barton, Denver will come to terms on a four-year deal just north of $50 million when free agency opens, sources […]


Nuggets, Barton have ‘strong momentum’ on getting deal done

The Denver Nuggets and free-agent guard Will Barton are trying to get a deal worked out before the free-agency period begins tonight at 12:01 a.m., according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the team and the sharpshooting guard have “strong momentum” in getting getting a contract worked out. There's strong momentum with the […]


Nuggets’ Porter Jr. won’t play in Summer League

Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. won’t play in Summer League. Porter Jr. is still recovering from the back surgery he underwent in college. Coming out of high school, Porter Jr. was projected to be a top-three pick in the draft, but his stock dropped tremendously after the back surgery and hip spasms that forced him […]


Lakers looking to acquire pick from Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets have discussed a trade that would net the Lakers a draft pick and a player, according to a report from the Washington Post. Los Angeles reportedly would like to acquire a first-round pick to flip to the San Antonio Spurs in a potential trade for All-Star small forward Kawhi Leonard […]


Jim Rome Show: Porter Jr. talks draft, Nuggets

First-round pick Michael Porter Jr. admits that he didn’t expect to drop to the No. 14 pick of the draft, but all things considered, he is excited to be a member of the Denver Nuggets. Watch Porter Jr. discuss his draft position in the video below, as provided to Amico Hoops by The Jim Rome […]


Nuggets to decline Jokic’s option so they can sign him long-term

The Denver Nuggets will decline their team option with center Nikola Jokic, according to a report. Gina Mizell of The Denver Post reports the Nuggets are declininf the option with their franchise big man in order to re-sign him to a maximum-salary deal this summer, which is something Jokic’s representatives have been angling for since […]


Chandler exercises player option with Nuggets

Denver Nuggets small forward Wilson Chandler will exercise his player option for the 2018-19 season, according to a report from ESPN. Chandler will earn $12.8 million next season and become an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2019. The 10-year veteran played in 74 games this past year and averaged 10.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.2 […]


Nuggets acquire draft pick Vanderbilt from Magic

The Orlando Magic have traded draft pick Jarred Vanderbilt to the Denver Nuggets, according to Yahoo Sports. It is not yet clear what the Nuggets will send to the Magic in return. Vanderbilt is a 6-foot-9 forward who was selected out of Kentucky with the No. 41 overall pick in Thursday’s draft. Because of injuries, […]


Porter Jr. falls to Nuggets at 14

The biggest mystery in the draft, Missouri’s Michael Porter Jr., was taken by the Denver Nuggets with the 14th overall pick. Coming out of high school, Porter Jr. was projected to be a top-three pick in the draft, but his stock dropped tremendously after the back surgery he underwent in college and the hip spasms that […]