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Rockets Receive Interest In P.J. Tucker From Nets, Bucks, Heat, Nuggets, Lakers

Mar 4, 2021 11:04 AM

The Houston Rockets have received trade interest from a number of contending teams on P.J. Tucker.

Tucker is on an expiring contract.

The Brooklyn Nets, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Lakers all have interest in Tucker.

The timing of a deal is likely dependent on Houston's asking price as they seek a young player in exchange for Tucker.

Tucker can defend multiple positions and is a respectable three-point shooter.

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Tags: P.J. Tucker, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

RJ Hampton Expected To Enter Health & Safety Protocol Through All-Star Break

Feb 28, 2021 2:57 PM

RJ Hampton is expected to enter the league's healthy and safety protocols through the All-Star Break, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

There is also additional contact tracing ongoing within the Nuggets organization.

The Nuggets have three games remaining before the break. 

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Tags: R.J. Hampton, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Injury

Wolves' 2021 FRP Owned By Warriors, Michael Porter Jr. Considered Two Most Valuable Trade Assets

Feb 25, 2021 10:17 AM

The 2021 first round pick from the Minnesota Timberwolves owned by the Golden State Warriors and Michael Porter Jr. are widely considered the two most valuable trade assets on the market.

The Warriors acquired the top-3 protected pick from Minnesota as part of the D'Angelo Russell for Andrew Wiggins trade.

Denver has so far been reluctant to trade Porter in their conversations for Jrue Holiday and James Harden. It remains to be seen whether the Nuggets would reverse course should Bradley Beal come to market.

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Tags: Michael Porter, Jr., Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

Nuggets Versus Cavs Added To Friday Schedule To Replace Postponed Hornets Game

Feb 16, 2021 12:42 PM

A game between the Denver Nuggets and Cleveland Cavaliers was added to the schedule on Friday.

The newly scheduled game replaces a previously scheduled game between the Hornets and Nuggets that was postponed due to contact tracing

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Tags: Charlotte Hornets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Denver Nuggets, NBA

Nuggets Remain Focused On Internal Improvement Rather Than Major Trade

Feb 12, 2021 11:50 AM

The Denver Nuggets ultimately passed on making a serious offer to the Houston Rockets for James Harden and appear to be in the same mode now of seeking internal improvement to take the next step in their pursuit of a title.

Sources tell Sam Amick of The Athletic that "the Nuggets' focus at the moment is on improving this group as it's currently constructed."

While Nikola Jokic has been an MVP candidate and Jamal Murray has been inconsistent, Denver's future could be tied to the improvements made by Michael Porter Jr. 

Jokic has played more of a leadership role for the Nuggets of late, particularly with Porter.

Sam Amick/The Athletic

Tags: Michael Porter, Jr., Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

Pelicans, Nuggets, Warriors Given Best Odds If Wizards Trade Bradley Beal

Feb 3, 2021 2:18 PM

BetOnline has published odds for which team Bradley Beal will play for next if he's traded before the deadline on March 25th with the New Orleans Pelicans given the best odds at +250.

The Denver Nuggets (+300), Golden State Warriors (+350) and Dallas Mavericks (+400) round out the top-4.

The Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers are considered longer shots at +1000 and +1200, respectively, despite their reported interest in Beal.

Both Beal and the Washington Wizards have maintained that a trade is not desired currently.


Tags: Bradley Beal, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

James Harden, Nikola Jokic Named NBA's Players Of The Week

Feb 1, 2021 3:32 PM

James Harden and Nikola Jokic have been named the NBA's Players of the Week for Week 6.

Harden averaged 25.3 points, 11.3 assists and 7.3 rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets went 3-1.

Jokic averaged 30.8 points and 10.8 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets also went 3-1.

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Tags: Denver Nuggets, Brooklyn Nets, NBA, NBA Award

Nikola Jokic After 47-Point Game: 'I'm Going To Score When We Need It'

Jan 31, 2021 11:24 PM

Nikola Jokic matched a career-high 47 points in the Denver Nuggets' 128-117 win over the Utah Jazz.

The win also snapped the Jazz's 11-game win streak.

"I'm going to score when we need it. It's just a game. The main thing is just win the game. I'm going to score however much I need just to win the game," said Jokic after the game. 

The Nuggets shot 88.2% from the three-point line in the first half, the highest 3-point field goal in a half over the past 20 seasons.

Will Barton said he tried to convince Jokic to hit the 50-point mark.

"You know him; he don't care about that kind of stuff. He's just playing basketball, being aggressive, being who he is. We definitely wanted the big fella to get 5-0 tonight."


Tags: Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA B-Ball IQ

Jamal Murray Fined $25,000 For Striking Tim Hardaway Jr. In Groin

Jan 27, 2021 2:03 PM

Jamal Murray has been fined $25,000 for striking Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. in the groin area.

The incident, for which Murray received a Flagrant Foul 2 and was ejected, occurred with 4:51 remaining in the third quarter of the Nuggets’ 117-113 victory over the Mavericks on Jan. 25 at American Airlines Center.

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Tags: Jamal Murray, Denver Nuggets, NBA

Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic Named NBA's Players Of The Week

Jan 25, 2021 3:34 PM

Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic have been named the NBA's Players of the Week for Week 5 (Jan. 18-Jan. 24).

Embiid averaged 37.7 points and 11.7 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers went 3-0.

Jokic averaged 29.0 points, 14.7 rebounds and 6.7 assists as the Denver Nuggets went 3-0.

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Tags: Denver Nuggets, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Award

Michael Porter Jr. Cleared From Health And Safety Protocols, Questionable For Friday Return

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Greg Whittington Out 4-6 Weeks With Knee Surgery

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Nuggets Hope Michael Porter Jr. Could Return On Friday


Nuggets Acknowledge Michael Porter Jr. Has COVID-19

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Michael Porter Jr. Faces Additional 10-14 Days Of Quarantine

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Michael Porter Jr. Out Multiple Games Due To COVID-19 Protocols


Nuggets Interested In Multi-Team Trade With Rockets Without Acquiring James Harden

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Rockets 'Targeting More Players Than Teams' In James Harden Trade

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti On West Over/Unders

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Nuggets Shopped Gary Harris To Multiple Teams In Offseason

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Will Barton Lobbies To Remain Starter With Nuggets

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Monte Morris, Nuggets Agree To Three-Year, $27M Extension

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Michael Porter Jr. Ready To Become Denver's Third Star

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Nuggets Sign Greg Whittington To Two-Way Contract

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Bol Bol Agrees To Two-Year, $4.2M Deal With Nuggets

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Nuggets Acquire $9.5M Traded Player Exception In Jerami Grant Deal With Pistons

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Torrey Craig Becomes Unrestricted Free Agent After Nuggets Pull Qualifying Offer

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Paul Millsap Agrees To One-Year, $10M Deal With Nuggets

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Paul Millsap Has Celtics Atop List Of Options

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JaMychal Green Agrees To Two-Year, $15M Deal With Nuggets

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