Friday, July 19, 2019

DENVER NUGGETS NEWS

Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly answers questions during a press conference during the media day at Pepsi Center.

Tim Connelly trusting ‘continuity’ to lead to future Nuggets success

Denver Nuggets President Tim Connelly is trusting 'continuity' to pave the way for a successful future. Afternoon Drive caught up with Connelly to discuss the chaotic NBA offseason.
Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) knocks the ball away from Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) as forward Jonas Jerebko (left) looks on in the fourth quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Nuggets “significant interest” in Iguodala stymied by price

According to Sam Amick of the Athletic, the Denver Nuggets have shown “significant interest” in Andre Iguodala, but have been deterred due to the asking price.
Denver Nuggets guard Brandon Goodwin (6) shoots against Houston Rockets guard Gerald Green (14) during the fourth quarter at Toyota Center.

Denver Nuggets Daily: Summer League takeaways

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into his takeaways from the first three games of the Denver Nuggets Summer League schedule.

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Denver Nuggets forward Jarred Vanderbilt (8) poses for a photo during media day at the Pepsi Center.

With three summer league games completed, a few trends have emerged

As Denver blew a 12-point lead, it become obvious that there is not much value in recapping a summer league game, but that there were some important trends.
Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1) shoots against Denver Nuggets forward Jarred Vanderbilt (8) during the second half at Barclays Center.

Jarred Vanderbilt flashes potential at summer league

Jarred Vanderbilt only has one gear and it is rarely off. In the Nuggets second game of summer league, Vanderbilt was in attack mode as he showcased why Denver made him a second-round pick in last years draft. 

“He’s been really, really good for us,” Jordan Davis is turning heads

"He’s been really, really good for us,” Jordan Davis is turning heads at summer league with the Denver Nuggets.

Nuggets fall to Celtics in first loss of summer league

The Denver Nuggets suffered their first summer league loss on Tuesday as the Boston Celtics walked out of Cox Pavilion with an 95-82 victory. 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Serbia center Nikola Jokic (14) looks to pass while guarded by United States forward Draymond Green (14) during the game in the preliminary round of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1.

Nikola Jokic will play for Serbia in FIBA World Cup

According to a Denver Nuggets source, Nikola Jokic will play for Serbia as they look to come away with a strong showing in the FIBA World Cup.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) celebrates after dunking against the Detroit Pistons during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Oklahoma City won 123-110

Denver Nuggets Daily: Jerami Grant rapid reaction podcast

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride and Brandon Ewing dive into their first reactions to the Nuggets trading for Jerami Grant.
Denver Nuggets forward Trey Lyles (7) and guard Will Barton (5) defend against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jerami Grant (9) in the fourth quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Nuggets enter Western Conference arms race with trade for Jerami Grant

According to ESPN Insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets have acquired Jerami Grant from the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 2020 first-round pick. 
Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) during the game against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center.

Michael Porter Jr.’s knee: Evidence that sh*t happens

Winning requires patience. And the Nuggets fortunately have an abundance of that. But it also requires an understanding and an acceptance that sh*t happens.

Terence Davis shines as Nuggets open Summer League victorious

After an earthquake cancelled Denver's first game of summer league, the Nuggets finally opened play on Sunday with a 84-79 victory over the Orlando Magic.
019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Denver Nuggets power forward Mason Plumlee (24) shoots the ball over San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) in game six of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center.

Season in Review: Mason Plumlee was essential to Denver’s success

On the Denver Nuggets bench unit, a player emerged and had his most successful season in a Denver uniform -- Mason Plumlee.