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76ers Claim Mo Williams Off Waivers

Jan 20, 2017 5:11 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have claimed Mo Williams off waivers.

Williams was traded by the Atlanta Hawks to the Denver Nuggets this week and subsequently waived.

Like the Nuggets, the 76ers had yet to reach the salary floor.

By claiming Williams, the 76ers have eliminated the Nuggets' $1.1 million salary floor related savings and have taken it for themselves.

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Nuggets Hope To Trade Jusuf Nurkic By Deadline

Jan 20, 2017 11:50 AM

The Denver Nuggets are actively working on finding a trade to move Jusuf Nurkic before the deadline.

Nurkic will become eligible for a contract extension this summer and then become a restricted free agent in 2018.

The Nuggets have acknowledged that a pairing of Nikola Jokic and Nurkic cannot be successful.

Denver would like to give 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

Jan 18, 2017 2:04 AM

The Atlanta Hawks have traded Mo Williams and cash to the Denver Nuggets for the rights to Cenk Akyol.

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

Denver will waive Williams, who was traded to the Hawks by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Kyle Korver trade.

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Nuggets Re-Sign Alonzo Gee On 10-Day Contract

Jan 8, 2017 6:39 PM

The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Alonzo Gee to a 10-day contract.

Gee, 6-6, 225, previously signed with Denver on Nov. 16, 2016 and averaged 1.1 rebounds in 6.9 minutes in 13 games before being waived on Jan. 6.

The seven-year NBA veteran has appeared in 417 career games (213 starts) for Washington, San Antonio, Cleveland, Portland, New Orleans and Denver, posting averages of 6.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.8 minutes.

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Nuggets Openly Shopping Jusuf Nurkic

Jan 7, 2017 4:05 PM

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

It is also widely assume that the Nuggets are willing to trade Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler.

Nurkic is in his third NBA season.

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Alonzo Gee Waived By Nuggets

Jan 6, 2017 3:41 PM

The Denver Nuggets have waived Alonzo Gee.

Gee appeared in 12 games for the Nuggets this season.

Gee was released by the New Orleans Pelicans before the start of the season and signed with the Nuggets in mid-November.

Gee has appeared in 417 career games (213 starts) for Washington, San Antonio, Cleveland, Portland, New Orleans and Denver posting averages of 6.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 21.8 minutes.

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Kings, Raptors, Nuggets, 76ers Interested In Paul Millsap

Jan 6, 2017 1:31 PM

The Atlanta Hawks are holding Paul Millsap trade discussions with a number of teams.

Millsap can become a free agent this offseason.

The Sacramento Kings are "very interested" in Millsap, while the Toronto Raptors, Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers have also shown interest.

The Hawks agreed to trade Kyle Korver this week to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Chris Vivlamore/Atlanta Journal Consitution

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Nuggets Assign Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez To D-League

Jan 4, 2017 3:52 PM

The Denver Nuggets have assigned rookie guard Malik Beasley and rookie forward Juancho Hernangomez to the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League. 

Beasley has appeared in 10 games for the Nuggets, averaging 2.8 points in 5.5 minutes. This will be his second assignment to Sioux Falls, where he previously appeared in two games and averaged 18.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 29.5 minutes per game.

Hernangomez has appeared in 24 games (one start) for Denver, averaging 3.3 points and 2.3 rebounds in 10.3 minutes.

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Will Barton Hopes To Remain With Nuggets

Dec 23, 2016 1:40 PM

Will Barton hopes to stay with the Denver Nuggets as he continues to be linked to trade rumors.

“It’s tough but you hear a lot of stuff going around,” Barton told The Denver Post. “I don’t pay any attention to it, I try not to let it enter my mind and enter things that I’ve got going on. I’m here, I like it here. I just try to work hard every day, perform, and just get wins for my teammates. That’s all I care about, just focusing on the Denver Nuggets.”

Barton is in the second season of a three-year, $11 million contract and has no interest in leaving.

“They know I want to be here. It’s no secret,” he said. “I want to be a part of this core that gets it right. I feel like we’re making huge strides. We’re right there, kind of fighting for that eighth seed. I feel like we’ve just gotten our team completely healthy, and I want to be part of that and they know that.”

Barton is averaging 14.3 points and 4.7 rebounds. 

Christopher Dempsey/Denver Post

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George Karl: J.R. Smith Had 'Distracting Posse', 'Sense Of Entitlement'

Dec 22, 2016 10:51 AM

George Karl wrote critically of J.R. Smith in his new book while also referencing his "posse."

Karl coached Smith for several seasons with the Denver Nuggets.

Karl wrote Smith had "a huge sense of entitlement, a distracting posse, his eye always on the next contract and some really unbelievable shot selection."

Phil Jackson's use of the word posse in reference to LeBron James elicited strong rebukes from both James and his business partners.


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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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Nuggets Shopping Kenneth Faried In Trade Market
Denver has been shopping Kenneth Faried off and on for several seasons.

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Gary Harris Out 4-6 Weeks With Partially Torn Groin
Gary Harris averaged 12.3 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 32.1 minutes per game last season for the Nuggets as a starter.

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Dunc'd On: GSW Season Outlook w/ Ethan Sherwood Strauss, DEN Season Outlook w/ Adam Mares
Ethan Sherwood Strauss joins Nate Duncan to discuss the Warriors while Adam Mares is the guest for their breakdown of the Nuggets.

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Nuggets Hire Jordi Fernandez, Chris Finch As Assistant Coaches
Chris Finish was an assistant coach with the Rockets from 2011 until 2016.

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Nuggets Hire Chuck Hayes For Front Office Job
Chuck Hayes went undrafted out of Kentucky in 2005 but became one of the NBA's best undersized rotation bigs.

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Nuggets To Sign Jarnell Stokes To Camp Deal
Jarnell Stokes was the Most Valuable Player of the D-League in the 15-16 season.

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Nuggets Trade Joffrey Lauvergne To Thunder For Two 2nd Rounders
The Nuggets have traded Joffrey Lauvergne to the Thunder for two future second-round picks.

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Nate Wolters Agrees To Deal With Nuggets
Nate Wolters last played in the NBA during the 14-15 season, playing in Japan last season in which he averaged 12.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game.

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Wilson Chandler Enjoying Adoption Of Vegan Diet
Wilson Chandler transitioned to a vegan diet by first going pescatarian.

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D.J. Kennedy, Nuggets Agree Upon Partially Guaranteed Three-Year Deal
D.J. Kennedy went undrafted out of St. John's in 2011 and has since largely played overseas.

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Nuggets Sign Jamal Murray, Juancho Hernangomez, Malik Beasley
Jamal Murray, Juancho Hernangomez and Malik Beasley were first round picks for the Nuggets.

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