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Nets Trade Darrell Arthur To Suns For Jared Dudley, 2021 2nd Rounder

Jul 20, 2018 10:19 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have traded Darrell Arthur to the Phoenix Suns for Jared Dudley and a 2021 second round pick.

Arthur will likely be bought out by the Suns as he's due $7.4 million for 18-19.

Dudley will also have that conversation with the Nets on his $9.5 million salary.

The second round pick is protected to No. 35.

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Nuggets Sign Monte Morris To Three-Year, $4.8M Deal

Jul 20, 2018 9:51 AM

The Denver Nuggets have agreed to sign Monte Morris to a three-year, $4.8 million deal.

The first two seasons of Morris' deal are guaranteed.

The Nuggets are converting Morris' two -way deal into a standard NBA deal.

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Michael Porter Jr. Undergoes Another Back Surgery

Jul 18, 2018 7:37 PM

Michael Porter Jr. underwent another back surgery last week.

Porter's camp believes the latest procedure represents a breakthrough of his herniated disk problem.

Porter is hopeful of not missing the entire 18-19 season.

The Denver Nuggets selected Porter with the 14th overall pick.

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Blazers, Suns, Nuggets, Wizards Have Also Discussed Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs

Jul 17, 2018 4:25 PM

Kawhi Leonard is seriously considering attending USA Basketball national team's minicamp in Las Vegas next week. Leonard holds some enthusiasm for showcasing his revitalized health in the wake of the quad injury that has been at the center of discord between the Spurs and him, sources said.  

Gregg Popovich will lead the camp in his role as national team coach.

Leonard continues to seek a trade from the San Antonio Spurs.

bidding war among the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers never materialized. The Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards are among teams who've talked with the Spurs, league sources said.

The Celtics and 76ers appear to have lost traction in their appetite to trade for Leonard as they're well-positioned for the future regardless. The Lakers appear to be playing the longer game in trade talks.

The Spurs have yet to allow prospective trade partners to talk directly with Leonard or his reps.

 

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Hawks Acquire Jeremy Lin, Nuggets Unload Kenneth Faried, Darrel Arthur, 2019 FRP To Nets

Jul 13, 2018 12:13 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have traded Jeremy Lin to the Atlanta Hawks.

The Nets will acquire Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a protected 2019 first round pick and a future second round pick from the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets will receive Isaiah Whitehead in the deal. Denver's 2019 first round pick to the Nets is protected 1-12.

For Denver, they were looking to clear salary to stay under the luxury tax.

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Isaiah Thomas Agrees To One-Year $2M Deal With Nuggets

Jul 12, 2018 11:49 PM

Isaiah Thomas has agreed upon a one-year deal worth $2 million with the Denver Nuggets.

Thomas finished last season with the Los Angeles Lakers after his trade from the Boston Celtics to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Thomas is recovering from arthroscopic hip surgery.

Thomas will reunite with Michael Malone, who coached him with the Sacramento Kings.

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Pistons Hire Micah Nori As Assistant Coach

Jul 12, 2018 4:23 PM

The Detroit Pistons have hired Micah Nori to complete the coaching staff of Dwane Casey.

Nori was most recently with the Denver Nuggets under Michael Malone. Nori also spent 15 seasons with the Toronto Raptors.

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Nuggets Sign Jarred Vanderbilt To Three-Year, $4M Deal

Jul 11, 2018 11:15 PM

The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie forward Jarred Vanderbilt to a multi-year contract.

Adrian Wojnarowski reports the deal is worth $4 million over three years.

Vanderbilt, 6-9, 214, was selected by Denver with the 41st pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. He appeared in 14 games as a freshman for Kentucky, averaging 5.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 17.0 minutes per game. The 19-year-old from Houston averaged 28.5 points, 13.4 rebounds and 8.8 assists as a senior at Victory Prep School. Vanderbilt played for the USA Junior National Select Team at the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit and was also a member of the U.S. U16 National Team that won Gold at the 2015 FIBA U16 Americas.

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Torrey Craig Agrees Upon Two-Year, $4M Deal With Nuggets

Jul 9, 2018 3:35 PM

The Denver Nuggets have agreed to sign Torrey Craig to a two-year, $4 million deal.

Craig's deal is guaranteed.

Craig appeared in 39 games last season with the Nuggets, averaging 4.2 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.1 minutes.

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76ers Acquire Wilson Chandler From Nuggets

Jul 3, 2018 4:20 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to acquire Wilson Chandler and a draft pick from the Denver Nuggets.

The Nuggets are looking to unload salary to decrease their tax bill.

Chandler would give the 76ers more depth on the wing and he's on a $12.8 million expiring contract, which would allow them to preserve their 2019 cap space.

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Nuggets To Sign Thomas Welsh To Two-Way Contract
Thomas Welsh was the 58th overall selection out of UCLA by the Nuggets.

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Nuggets Trying To Secure Meeting With LeBron James
The Nuggets are trying to sell LeBron James on a core of Nikola Jokic, Will Barton and Jamal Murray.

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Nikola Jokic, Nuggets Agree To Five-Year, $146.5M Deal
The Nuggets declined their team option on Nikola Jokic to allow him to become a restricted free agent.

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Will Barton, Nuggets To Agree Upon Four-Year, $54M Deal
Will Barton signed a three-year, $10.6 million deal with the Nuggets.

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Wilson Chandler, Courtney Lee, Kent Bazemore Available In Trade Talks
The Nuggets, Knicks and Hawks are exploring trade scenarios involving their wings.

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Nikola Jokic Won't Have Player Option In Five-Year, $146.5M Deal
The Nuggets declined their team option on Nikola Jokic to allow him to become a restricted free agent.

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Lakers, Nuggets Discussing Expiring Contract For Pick Trade
The Nuggets are looking to send out an expiring contract, either Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur or Wilson Chandler, in order to reduce their luxury tax.

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Nikola Jokic, Nuggets Plan On Signing Five-Year, $146.5M Max Contract
The Nuggets will decline their team option upon Nikola Jokic to make him a restricted free agent.

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Nuggets Not Sure If Michael Porter Will Play At All During 18-19 Season
Michael Porter could play as early as Summer League or sit out the entire 18-19 season.

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Wilson Chandler Exercises $12.8M Player Option With Nuggets
Wilson Chandler signed a four-year, $46 million extension in 2015 with the Nuggets.

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2018 NBA Draft: Full Results
The Suns have selected Deandre Ayton first overall.

RealGM Staff Report

Grizzlies Holding Trade Talks With Multiple Teams On No. 4 Pick
The Grizzlies would like to trade back rather than trading out of the lottery altogether.

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Mavs, Magic, Nuggets Trying To Move Up To No. 3 To Select Luka Doncic
The Hawks very well could control the direction of the draft at No. 3.

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Darrell Arthur Exercises $7.4M Player Option With Nuggets
Darrell Arthur re-signed with the Nuggets in 2016 on a three-year, $23 million deal.

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Nuggets Aggressively Trying To Unload Kenneth Faried
The Nuggets are trying to unload the $13.8 million salary of Kenneth Faried.

Michael Cunningham/Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nuggets Continue To Seek Trade Of Kenneth Faried
The Nuggets could package their first round pick to unload Kenneth Faried.

Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No. 2, Hawks At No. 3
The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery results will be published here once they are announced.

RealGM Staff Report

Mason Plumlee Undergoes Core Muscle Surgery
Mason Plumlee will resume basketball related activities this summer.

RealGM Staff Report

New Book Details Involvement Of Isiah Thomas In 2011 Carmelo Anthony Trade
The Knicks and Nets were bidding for Carmelo Anthony but Donnie Walsh's reluctance to include Timofey Mozgov was holding back a deal from getting done.

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Nuggets Will Retain Michael Malone As Head Coach
The Nuggets finished one game out of the playoffs.

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