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Nuggets Seeking First Rounder, Swap Rights On Additional Pick For Gallinari, Chandler

Feb 20, 2017 9:18 PM

The Denver Nuggets are seeking a lottery-protected first round pick and swap rights on a second pick for Danilo Gallinari and wilson Chandler.

Denver continues to compete for the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference while also juggling their long-term assets as they build around Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray.

Gallinari will be a free agent this offseason.

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Tags: Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Clippers, Thunder Interested In Wilson Chandler

Feb 19, 2017 2:13 PM

The Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder both have interest in trading for Wilson Chandler of the Denver Nuggets.

Both the Clippers and Thunder have limited assets to offer though they'd like to be buyers at the deadline.

The Thunder had interest previously in trading for Rudy Gay before his season-ending injury.

Chandler is a versatile veteran player that can play either forward position.

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Tags: Wilson Chandler, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Raptors, Clippers Interested In Trading For Danilo Gallinari

Feb 12, 2017 6:33 PM

There is a growing belief the Denver Nuggets are prepared trade Danilo Gallinari before the deadline.

Gallinari will bypass the final season of his current contract to become a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers are among the teams monitoring Gallinari's availability. 

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Blazers Acquire Jusuf Nurkic, 1st Rounder From Nuggets For Mason Plumlee

Feb 12, 2017 2:42 PM

The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first round pick in exchange for Mason Plumlee.

Portland owns three picks in the talent-rich 2017 NBA draft, including its own, Cleveland’s and Memphis’ via the deal with Denver. 

Nurkic gives the Blazers a talented offensive player who has more upside on defense.

Plumlee is a more established center whose ability to pass the ball is an ideal complement.

Portland has $130.7 million in guaranteed contracts for the 2017-18 season. Plumlee will be a restricted free agent in the offseason.

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Tags: Jusuf Nurkic, Mason Plumlee, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets To Sign Johnny O'Bryant To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Feb 6, 2017 10:50 AM

The Denver Nuggets will sign Johnny O'Bryant to a second 10-day contract.

O'Bryant's first 10-day deal with the Nuggets expired on Sunday.

O'Bryant has averaged 3.5 points and 1.5 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per game over two appearances since joining the Nuggets.

O'Bryant played the previous two seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, appearing in 100 games.

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Wilson Chandler Seeks Trade From Nuggets

Feb 2, 2017 1:45 PM

Wilson Chandler would like a trade from the Denver Nuggets.

Chandler’s frustration is reportedly born out of the inconsistency with his role.

Chandler is having a career year, averaging 15.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, two assists and 30.2 minutes per game, but he hasn't started since Jan. 12th.

Chandler is owed a combined $36 million for this season and the next two with a player option for 18-19.

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Tags: Wilson Chandler, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets Exploring Emmanuel Mudiay's Trade Value

Feb 2, 2017 11:35 AM

The Denver Nuggets are quietly exploring trade scenarios involving Emmanuel Mudiay and multiple picks.

Mudiay is in his second season and the Nuggets are in no rush to move him, but he could be included if a bigger trade target presents itself.

Mudiay is averaging 12.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 28.5 minutes per game this season. Mudiay has a PER of 10.5 and True Shooting Percentage of .479.

Jamal Murray has played well for the Nuggets in his rookie season as a combo guard.

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Nikola Jokic Day-To-Day With Left Hip Flexor Strain

Jan 27, 2017 4:54 PM

Nikola Jokic has a Left Hip Flexor Strain, according to an MRI exam.

Jokic is out for the the Denver Nuggets' game on Saturday against the Phoenix Suns and is listed as day-to-day going forward.

Jokic is averaging 15.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists with a PER of 26.3 in 41 games this season for the Nuggets.

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Mo Williams Finally Clears Waivers

Jan 26, 2017 5:26 PM

Mo Williams has finally cleared waivers with the Denver Nuggets saving more than $1 million.

The Nuggets waived Williams and was claimed by the Philadelphia 76ers who subsequently waived him and was claimed by Denver before being waived again.

Williams underwent surgery on his kne in October.

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Nuggets To Sign Johnny O'Bryant To 10-Day Contract

Jan 24, 2017 1:49 PM

The Denver Nuggets will sign Johnny O'Bryant to a 10-day contract.

O'Bryant has been playing for the Northern Arizona Suns of the D-League.

Denver will waive Mo Williams to create a roster spot for O'Bryant.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Tags: Johnny O'Bryant, Denver Nuggets, Northern Arizona Suns, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League, D-League Teams

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Nuggets Claim Mo Williams Off Waivers
Denver waived Mo Williams last week and he was subsequently claimed and then waived by the 76ers.

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76ers Claim Mo Williams Off Waivers
Like the Nuggets, the 76ers had yet to reach the salary floor.

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Nuggets Hope To Trade Jusuf Nurkic By Deadline
Denver would like to give Jusuf Nurkic a chance to be a starting center elsewhere while receiving a return on his value.

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Hawks Trade Mo Williams To Nuggets
The move gets the Nuggets closer to the salary floor with Mo Williams' $2.2 million salary.

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Nuggets Re-Sign Alonzo Gee On 10-Day Contract
Alonzo Gee was waived before the deadline for contracts to become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season.

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Nuggets Openly Shopping Jusuf Nurkic
With the Nuggets committed to Nikola Jokic as their center of the future, they are openly shopping Jusuf Nurkic in trade scenarios.

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Alonzo Gee Waived By Nuggets
Alonzo Gee appeared in 12 games for the Nuggets this season.

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Kings, Raptors, Nuggets, 76ers Interested In Paul Millsap
The Kings are "very interested" in Paul Millsap as are a number of other teams.

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Nuggets Assign Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez To D-League
Malik Beasley previously appeared in two games in the D-League and averaged 18.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.5 minutes per game.

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Will Barton Hopes To Remain With Nuggets
Will Barton is in the second season of a three-year, $11 million contract and has no interest in leaving.

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George Karl: J.R. Smith Had 'Distracting Posse', 'Sense Of Entitlement'
George Karl coached J.R. Smith for several seasons with the Nuggets.

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Nuggets Assign Malik Beasley To D-League
Malik Beasley has appeared in nine games this season, averaging 2.9 points in 6.0 minutes per game.

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Michael Malone 'Lockstep' With Josh Kroenke, Tim Connelly
Michael Malone's second head coaching job in the NBA is with the Nuggets, which has presented a more harmonious working environment than he found with the Kings.

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Jamal Murray, Joel Embiid Named Rookies Of The Month
Jamal Murray and Joel Embiid have been named the Rookies of the Month for October and November.

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Nuggets Waive Jarnell Stokes
Jarnell Stokes appeared in two games and averaging 1.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 3.5 minutes.

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Nuggets Finalizing Deal With Alonzo Gee
Alonzo Gee was a final cut by the Pelicans during the preseason.

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Gary Harris Could Miss Four Weeks With Foot Injury
Gary Harris is averaging 10.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 22.8 minutes per game.

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Nuggets Waive Robbie Hummel, Nat Wolters
The Nuggets roster now stands at 15 players.

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Nuggets Waive D.J. Kennedy, JaKarr Sampson, Axel Toupane
The Nuggets have waived D.J. Kennedy, JaKarr Sampson and Axel Toupane.

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RealGM Radio: Northwest Division With David Locke, Adam Mares
Host Danny Leroux, David Locke of the Utah Jazz and Locked on Podcast Network and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs break down the Northwest Division.

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