Tuesday, June 18, 2019

DENVER NUGGETS

Sacramento Kings guard Yogi Ferrell (3) guards Denver Nuggets guard Isaiah Thomas (0) in the first quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Season Recap: Isaiah Thomas and the premium signing that wasn’t

Denver took a chance and made a big splash in July in order to make rapid improvements for the campaign ahead by taking a chance on Isaiah Thomas.
Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris (11) reacts in the fourth quarter against the Sacramento Kings at the Pepsi Center.

Season in review: Monte Morris and a behind-the-scenes breakout

Monte Morris enjoyed the best season of his blossoming career in 2018-19. For the next step forward, an added dose of training could help.
Northern Colorado Bears guard Jordan Davis (0) drives to the basket as Arizona Wildcats center Dusan Ristic (14) and center Chance Comanche (21) defends during the

Former UNC star Jordan Davis is ready to make the most of his opportunity

It was just one minute into the Denver Nuggets media availability for their first round of pre-draft workouts and you could already see why Jordan Davis was in the building. 

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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) adjust his jersey during the second half against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Denver won 115-105.

Denver Nuggets Daily: Nikola Jokic’s historical season

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into Nikola Jokic's magical season culminating into a first-team All-NBA selection -- the first of his career.
Serbia center Nikola Jokic (14) shoots the ball against Croatia during the men's basketball quarterfinals in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1.

All signs point to Nikola Jokic playing for Serbia at FIBA World Cup

According to two Denver Nuggets sources, all signs are pointing towards first-time All-Star and first-team All-NBA center Nikola Jokic playing for the Serbian National Team at the FIBA World Cup this summer.
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) looks to pass against San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (right) in game six of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center.

Nikola Jokic chosen as first-team All-NBA center for 2018-19

Not only did Nikola Jokic make an All-NBA team, but he became just the second Nuggets player to ever be selected to the first team. 
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone (center) and general manager GM Tim Connelly (left) and president Josh Kroenke (right) during a press conference at the Pepsi Center.

Denver Nuggets Daily: How loyalty and patience kept Tim Connelly in Denver

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into Tim Connelly staying with the Nuggets, everything that went into the Washington Wizards pursuit of him and why he chose to stay in Denver.
Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) after the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Pepsi Center.

Tim Connelly ‘fully expects’ Millsap back in a Nuggets uniform next season

On Tuesday morning during his end of the year press conference, Denver Nuggets President of Basketball Operations, Tim Connelly, stated how they "fully expect" Paul Millsap to be back next season. 
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone (center) and general manager GM Tim Connelly (left) and president Josh Kroenke (right) during a press conference at the Pepsi Center.

Tim Connelly staying in Denver is more evidence of the Nuggets’ growing culture

Tim Connelly is staying in Denver as the President of Basketball Operations, which is a huge win for the Nuggets and their franchise moving forward.
Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly answers questions during a press conference during the media day at Pepsi Center.

Tim Connelly will stay with Denver after turning down job offer from Washington

Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly will stay with the Nuggets franchise after considering taking the open lead front-office job with the Washington Wizards.

Golden Opportunity: A Tim Connelly departure would open the door for a Big Shot

If Tim Connelly departs, thankfully he's built something big. The next move for the Nuggets is something bigger: Mr. Big Shot.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone before the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Michael Malone announced as a Coach of the Year finalist

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone was announced as a Coach of the Year finalist on Friday night along with Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers and Mike Budenholzer of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone (center), general manager GM Tim Connelly (left) and president Josh Kroenke (right) react to a media question during a press conference at the Pepsi Center.

Denver Nuggets Daily: Will Tim Connelly stay or will he go?

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into everything to do with Tim Connelly and the possibility of him leaving the Denver Nuggets for the Washington Wizards.