Monday, August 20, 2018

DENVER NUGGETS

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) reacts after a play in the first quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Nikola Jokic’s odds to win Most Valuable Player have been set

Nikola Jokic, star center of the Denver Nuggets, has his Most Valuable Player of the National Basketball Association set at 100-to-1 odds.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone and guard Jamal Murray (27) in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at the Pepsi Center.

A new era of Denver Nuggets basketball comes with new challenges

With a sudden lack of veterans in the Denver Nuggets locker room, where will the Nuggets find leaders?
Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr. (13) controls the ball against Florida State Seminoles guard CJ Walker during the first half in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.

Report: Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. yet to be cleared for full activity

According to Yahoo Sports Alec Lewis, Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. has yet to be cleared for full activity per his agent, Mark...

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Michael Porter, Jr. (Missouri) greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number fourteen overall pick to the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.

Report: Nuggets first round pick Michael Porter Jr. says he’s “pain free” following second...

According to ESPN, Denver Nuggets first round pick Michael Porter Jr. is pain free following his second back surgery and hopes to be back...
Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) celebrates his basket in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.

MHS Roundtable: Thoughts and Predictions on Denver Nuggets 2018-19 schedule

Here is the Mile High Sports mega-roundtable covering everything about the release of the Denver Nuggets 2018-19 schedule.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone in the second quarter against Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.

Nuggets’ rising attendance will only continue with sustained success

The attendance at the Pepsi Center is dependent on the success of the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton (5) separates guard Jamal Murray (27) from Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas (3) after the game at the Pepsi Center.

Isaiah Thomas could obliterate second units, but will he be willing to accept that...

Isaiah Thomas has a lot that he can bring to the Denver Nuggets, but first he must get back to being healthy and buy into his backup role with the Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) celebrates his basket in the fourth quarter against Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center.

Jamal Murray has proved his offensive ability, but what is next for Denver’s lead...

With the offseason in full effect, here is the first part of the Mile High Sports offseason scouting series that focuses on the Denver Nuggets starting point guard Jamal Murray.

Report: Denver Nuggets sign DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell to two-way contract

The Nuggets use their second two-way contract slot on Eastern Oklahoma’s DaVaughn-Akoon Purcell
Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) celebrates after scoring the game winning basket at the end of the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Pepsi Center.

Denver Nuggets announce 2018-19 preseason schedule

With the Denver Nuggets season inching closer by the minute, the team officially announced five preseason games beginning at the end of September. The Nuggets...
;Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle (30) is defended by Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee (24) and forward Trey Lyles (7) in the first half during an NBA basketball game at Staples Center.

With playoffs in sight, which underrated Nuggets role players will need to step up?

The Denver Nuggets core is set in stone, but who are the under-rated players that could make a big impact on the Nuggets next season?
Kentucky Wildcats forward Jarred Vanderbilt (2) guards Florida Gators guard KeVaughn Allen (5) at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Ce.

So just who is Nuggets 41st pick and former Kentucky Wildcat, Jarred Vanderbilt?

So just who is former University of Kentucky standout and five-start high school recruit Jarred Vanderbilt?
General overall view of the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign on Las Vegas Blvd. on the Las Vegas strip.

Denver Nuggets over/under win total set by Las Vegas Sportsbook

According to the Westgate Las Vegas Sportbook, the Denver Nuggets over/under win total heading into 2018-2019 season is set for 47.5. After a season where...