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Magic, Nuggets Expected To Have Interest In Scott Brooks

Apr 22, 2015 1:34 PM

Scott Brooks will become a top candidate for the head coaching vacancies of the Orlando Magic and Denver Nuggets.

Brooks was fired by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets To Sign Jamaal Franklin For Remainder Of Season

Apr 10, 2015 2:08 PM

The Denver Nuggets are planning to sign D-League L.A. guard Jamaal Franklin for the remainder of the season, league sources tell RealGM.

Franklin was drafted out of San Diego State by the Memphis Grizzlies. 

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Tags: Jamaal Franklin, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League

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Shavlik Randolph Claimed By Nuggets Off Waivers

Apr 8, 2015 5:23 PM

The Denver Nuggets have claimed Shavlik Randolph off waivers, a league source tells RealGM.

Randolph was waived this week by the Boston Celtics to create a roster spot for Chris Babb.

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Tags: Shavlik Randolph, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Nuggets Sought Two First Rounders For Ty Lawson At Deadline

Apr 3, 2015 12:42 PM

The Denver Nuggets discussed trades involving Ty Lawson at the deadline and sources said they sought multiple first round picks.

The Utah Jazz will own a lottery pick and could include another asset to move the needle for the Nuggets to trade Lawson.

Lawson is just 27 and has experience playing at high altitude.

The Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics could also make a play for Lawson.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Tags: Ty Lawson, Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets, Sacramento Kings, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Billy Donovan Considering Move To NBA

Apr 2, 2015 1:43 PM

Billy Donovan is interested in leaving Florida for the NBA more than ever before, according to sources.

Donovan figures to draw interest from multiple NBA teams this offseason.

Donovan recently agreed to a one-year contract extension to stay with the Gators through the 2020 season, according to multiple media reports, but the contract contains a buyout for a mere $500,000 if an NBA opportunity arises. 

 

Donovan rejected serious interest from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers last offseason.

The Denver Nuggets and Orlando Magic currently employ interim coaches and both are expected to have Donovan on their list of targets.

No longer is Donovan barred from considering NBA offers as he was from 2007-08 through 2012-13, after he agreed to a noncompete clause spanning five years in exchange for being released from the contract he signed with the Magic.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Denver Nuggets, Orlando Magic, Florida Gators, NCAA, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets Claim Ian Clark Off Waivers

Mar 30, 2015 12:22 PM

Ian Clark has been claimed off waivers by the Denver Nuggets.

Clark played in 23 games for the Utah Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in seven minutes a game. He averaged 14 points in seven games for the Jazz’s NBA Development League affiliate in Boise.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Ian Clark, Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Will Barton Interested In Returning To Nuggets

Mar 24, 2015 11:52 PM

Will Barton has received playing time with the Denver Nuggets and hopes to return to the team next season.

"No doubt," Barton said. "I think we can build something here. We have a lot of good talent, a good organization, coaching staff is good. I can see us building and having a strong future here. We can grow together."

The Nuggets can extend a qualifying offer to Barton after the season at what would be $1.1 million, which would make him a restricted free agent.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Tags: Will Barton, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Al Harrington Retires, Joins Nuggets' Staff For Rest Of Season

Mar 19, 2015 1:21 AM

Al Harrington said he is retired from the NBA following a 16-year career and has started to assist the Denver Nuggets' coaching staff.

"I'm officially retired," Harrington said. "I don't know if there's paperwork that I gotta fill out or anything. But my career is over.

"I'm very happy with what I was able to accomplish. I was able to change a lot of people's lives in my family, including myself in a game that I eventually fell in love with and will always be in love with. And hopefully I can stay around the game until I die. It was a fun ride. It went by fast, too. It was like one minute I was 18, the next I was 25 then was 30 and now I'm 35. It was a fun run. Met a lot of great people."

Harrington was best known for his days playing with the Indiana Pacers and spent two seasons with the Nuggets. He played in China this season.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Tags: Al Harrington, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Nuggets To Consider Melvin Hunt As Permanent Head Coach

Mar 17, 2015 6:00 PM

The Denver Nuggets have been impressed by Melvin Hunt so far as interim head coach and will at least consider him during the coaching search.

"As an organization, we have all been impressed with the job Melvin has done thus far," Tim Connelly said. "When the season concludes, he will be one of the candidates as we begin an exhaustive search to find a head coach."

The Nuggets fired Brian Shaw this season and are 6-3 under Hunt.

Benjamin Hochman/Denver Post

Tags: Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor

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Mike D'Antoni Interested In Nuggets' Job

Mar 3, 2015 1:20 PM

Mike D'Antoni has interest in becoming head coach of the Denver Nuggets.

D'Antoni hasn't coached since he was fired by the Los Angeles Lakers following the 13-14 season.

D'Antoni's first head coaching job in the NBA was with the Nuggets.

D'Antoni's fastpaced system on offense would presumably give the Nuggets a strong homecourt advantage due to the altitude of Denver.

Sam Amick/USA Today

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Brian Shaw Fired By Nuggets
Brian Shaw was hired as head coach of the Nuggets before the 13-14 season.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Nuggets End Huddle With '1-2-3, Six Weeks'
Six weeks marks the end of the Nuggets' season, with 24 games, 46 days and 1,152 minutes left.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Kings Interested In Ty Lawson
George Karl previously coached Ty Lawson with the Nuggets.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Nuggets To Waive Victor Claver

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Thomas Robinson Agrees To Buyout With Nuggets
Thomas Robinson is in search of an expanded role.

Jeff Goodman/ESPN

76ers Acquire JaVale McGee, 1st Round Pick From Nuggets
JaVale McGee signed a four-year, $44 million contract with the Nuggets in 2012.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Blazers Acquire Arron Afflalo From Nuggets
The Nuggets will acquire Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson, a lottery protected first rounder and a second rounder from the Blazers for Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Ty Lawson Won't Be Traded By Nuggets At Deadline
The Nuggets were never actually interested in any Ty Lawson for George Hill swap.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Nuggets Seek Multiple Picks For Both Wilson Chandler, Arron Afflalo
The Nuggets are seeking two first rounders for Wilson Chandler and a first and second round pick for Arron Afflalo.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Blazers Appear Most Likely Destination For Arron Afflalo
The Nuggets are expected to receive a first round pick in exchange for Arron Afflalo before the deadline.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Lakers Interested In Ty Lawson
In addition to Goran Dragic, the Lakers have interest in Ty Lawson.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Ty Lawson Misses Nuggets' Practice Returning From Vegas
Ty Lawson was an unexcused no-show for the Nuggets' first practice coming out of the All-Star break.

Chris Dempsey/Denver Post

Reggie Jackson Requests Trade From Thunder
Reggie Jackson has averaged 12.4 points, 4.2 assists and four rebounds for the Thunder this season.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Thunder, Kings, Bulls, Clippers Interested In Arron Afflalo
The Nuggets are making Arron Afflalo available in trade talks, though serious discussions have yet to take place at this point.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Celtics, Nuggets Hold Exploratory Ty Lawson Trade Talks
Ty Lawson will earn $12.4 million in 15-16 and $13.2 million in 16-17.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Wizards, Heat Interested In Trade For Jameer Nelson
The Wizards and Heat have explored trade talks with the Nuggets on Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM's Shams Charania.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Nuggets Make Afflalo, Foye, Nelson Available In Trade Discussions
The Nuggets seek at least one future first round pick for Arron Afflalo, who holds a $7.5 million player option for next season.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Warriors, Hawks, Blazers In Top-10 On Both Offense, Defense
Fourteen other teams are in the top-10 in either offensive or defensive efficiency.

Christopher Reina/RealGM

Joffrey Lauvergne Finalizing Two-Year Guaranteed Deal With Nuggets
Joffrey Lauvergne is finalizing a two-year guaranteed contract with the Nuggets worth greater than the NBA’s minimum salary, a league source told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Jusuf Nurkic Replaces Steven Adams In Rising Stars Game
Jusuf Nurkic will replace Steven Adam in the Rising Stars Game at All-Star weekend.

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