Boykins: LeBron will give the Nuggets a look

Is LeBron James to the Denver Nuggets a possibility? Hey, why not, suggested fellow Clevelander and former 5-foot-5 NBA point guard Earl Boykins. “He’s going to look at Denver,” Boykins said, via The Denver Post. “He’s going to talk to (Nuggets president of basketball operations) Tim (Connelly) and he’s going to say, ‘If I sign […]

Arthur exercises his player option with Nuggets

Darrell Arthur has exercised his player option with the Denver Nuggets for the 2018-19 season, according to a report. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports the power forward will earn a base salary of $7,464,912 next season by opting in with Denver. Denver Nuggets forward Darrell Arthur has exercised his $7.4M player option for the 2018-19 […]

Nuggets want to trade Faried, could talk with Hawks

The Denver Nuggets are aggressively seeking to shed salary by trading forward Kenneth Faried and the Atlanta Hawks are willing to accommodate them for the right price, according to report from the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Faried is owed $13.8 million in 2018-19, the final year of his deal. The big man fell out of Denver’s rotation […]

Welsh, five others to work out for Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets will hold another pre-draft group workout Thursday, with six players coming to the Pepsi Center. Those scheduled to take part in the workout: Dayon Goodman (6-8, F, Westminster); Tryggvi Hlinason (7-1, C, Valencia Basket); Donovan Jackson (6-2, G, Iowa State); Victor Sanders (6-5, G, Idaho); Thomas Welsh (7-0, C, UCLA); and Todd […]

Nuggets to work out prospects Trent Jr., Okogie

The Denver Nuggets are continuing their thorough pre-draft workout series by bringing in six prospects Wednesday. Oregon wing Troy Brown Jr., Wake Forest guard Bryant Crawford, Notre Dame point guard Matt Farrell, Georgia Tech swingman Josh Okogie, Texas Tech shooting guard Zhaire Smith and Duke shooting guard Gary Trent Jr. are all scheduled to participate. […]

Nuggets bringing in a dozen prospects for workouts

The Denver Nuggets have scheduled two days of pre-draft workouts, with a bevy of prospects coming in on Monday and Tuesday. According to a Nuggets press release, the following players will work out Monday: Tyler Davis, Texas A&M; Cody Martin, Nevada; William McDowell-White, Brose Bamberg; Isaiah Reese, Canisius; Admiral Schofield, Tennessee; Reid Travis, Stanford. Meanwhile, these players will work out Tuesday: Tyler Cook, Iowa; Jon Elmore, Marshall; Ethan Happ, Wisconsin; Mustapha Heron, Auburn; Charles […]

Nuggets President: Malone to return next season

Despite missing the postseason for the third consecutive season, the Denver Nuggets have no plans to fire coach Michael Malone, Nuggets President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly told reporters Friday. Malone guided the Nuggets to a record of 46-36 this season, but the team lost the play-in game against the Minnesota Timberwolves which would have qualified them for […]

Nuggets won’t get Harris back ‘for a while’

The Denver Nuggets entered Friday with a record of 40-35, sitting in the 10th spot in the Western Conference standings. They are currently two full games back of the Utah Jazz for the eighth and final playoff spot out West and without a key player, starting shooting guard Gary Harris. Harris, 23, has missed six straight […]

Minus Curry, who can threaten Warriors in first round?

The status of Steph Curry’s left knee will be the story to watch as the NBA heads to the finish line of the regular season, with the playoffs around the next bend. Warriors coach Steve Kerr announced Sunday that there is “no way” Curry plays in the first round of the playoffs after suffering what […]

Nuggets praise LeBron, waive goodbye to playoff spot

Fighting for their playoff lives, the Denver Nuggets were dealt a blow Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. Namely, LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar scored his team’s final nine points, finishing with 39 points, eight rebounds and 10 assists, in leading the Cavaliers to a 113-108 victory, their second straight overall and their fifth […]

J.R.’s fourth daughter to be named ‘Denver’

J.R. Smith became an NBA champion in Cleveland and gained fame (and more than a fair share of infamy) in New York, but clearly, part of his his heart is in… Denver. While taking with reporters at shootaround before Wednesday night’s game between the Cavaliers and the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center, Smith revealed he […]

Pindowns: Defense (again) does in slow-starting Cavs

Random pindowns after the hot-shooting Denver Nuggets gunned down the Cleveland Cavaliers, 126-117, on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena… 1. The Cavaliers didn’t lose this game in the highly entertaining, down-the-stretch run to the wire. Simply put, this team has had a maddening habit of being lethargic and lacking energy and effort to begin […]

Nuggets, Knicks, Mavs make three-way trade

The Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks and Dallas Mavericks agreed to a three-way trade just before the NBA’s trade deadline Thursday afternoon, according to a report from ESPN. The deal sends guard Nuggets guard Emmanual Mudiay to the Knicks, Knicks forward Doug McDermott to the Mavs and Mavs guard Devin Harris to the Nuggets. “Denver […]

Grizzlies want first-round pick for Evans

The Memphis Grizzlies are, at least for now, standing their ground in demanding a first-round draft pick in return for swingman Tyreke Evans, according to a report, as the NBA trade deadline hits at 3 p.m. today. However, the three reported main suitors for Evans’ services — the Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers […]