Denver Nuggets WiretapAugust 2018 Denver Nuggets Wiretap

RealGM Radio: David Locke, Adam Mares On The Northwest Division

Aug 15, 2018 2:37 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), David Locke of the Utah Jazz and Locked on Podcast Network (@Lockedonsports) and Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs (@Adam_Mares) break down the Northwest Division.

They discuss how the Jazz, Nuggets, Thunder, Timberwolves and Trail Blazers fared in the off-season and predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see.

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Tags: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA, RealGM Radio

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Michael Porter Jr. Says He's Pain-Free, Eyes Debut Early In Season

Aug 12, 2018 1:17 PM

Michael Porter Jr. says he's free of pain after a second surgery on his back. Porter hopes to be on the court near the start of the 18-19 season.

"I finally feel, like, good," Porter said.

"I don't have a date but I'm hoping to be back for the beginning of the year. Gotta heal up, but I feel great," said Porter. "I'm able to get on the court a little bit right now, do something different things. But my rehab has definitely been very conservative. They're really taking it easy with me, being patient with me."

Porter underwent a microdiscectomy in November 2017 that repaired one of two bulging discs in his back. He underwent a second spinal surgery in July.

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Tags: Michael Porter, Jr., Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Injury

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Nuggets To Sign DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell To Two-Way Deal

Aug 7, 2018 10:11 AM

The Denver Nuggets will sign DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell to a two-way contract. Akoon-Purcell went undrafted in 2016 out of Illinois State and has since played in Denmark for the Bakken Bears.

Thomas Welsh has Denver's other two-way contract.

The Nuggets now have a full roster of guaranteed deals plus their pair of two-way deals.

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Tags: DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, Denver Nuggets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, D-League

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