Nuggets Journal: Should Denver trade its 2024 first-round draft pick? It's not so simple
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by The Denver Post
1h ago
The NBA Finals ended this week, but the busiest time of year for most teams is just beginning. There's already been a major trade between Chicago and Oklahoma City, one major contract extension between Indiana and Pascal Siakam, and several stops and starts on a particularly entertaining coaching carousel. The Nuggets hold one pick late in that first round (No. 28) and another late in the second (No. 56). Due to a combination of Denver's more immediate title window and the apparent subpar talent available, the big burning question is whether general manager Calvin Booth will use that first-ro ..read more
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Six stories from NBA champion Derrick White's Colorado beginnings: “I think he's the new Chauncey Billups”
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by The Denver Post
1h ago
Derrick White's old friends were looking out for him. As confetti rained on the Boston Celtics, a fantasy football group text of former college basketball teammates was buzzing. After they were done playing together at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the mid-2010s, Bucholtz transferred to Whittier College, where he once chipped his front teeth during a (much less meaningful) game. “Not a fun time,” Bucholtz attests ..read more
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Denver Nuggets season in review: Zeke Nnaji
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by Denver Stiffs
1d ago
The Summer of 2023 worked heavily in favor of Zeke Nnaji's basketball career. The player in front of him in the rotation (Jeff Green) found greener pastures in Houston & the player he was most likely to compete with for the newly vacated rotation spot (Vlatko Cancar) went down with a season ending injury before training camp even started. Just about everything that could go Zeke's way did just exactly that. Ultimately, Nnaji's '23/'24 season was anything but the perfect scenario that his Summer was ..read more
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Five Centers the Denver Nuggets could select in 2024 NBA Draft
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by Mile High Sports
1d ago
The first round of the 2024 NBA Draft begins next week on Wednesday, June 26th. The Denver Nuggets currently possess the 28th and 56th overall picks. With the Nuggets coming off of a painful second round defeat in the playoffs, there's no telling what General Manager Calvin Booth and the Nuggets brain trust decide to do. Everything's on the table, so let's discuss a wide variety of players in this week's NBA Draft Positional Previews ..read more
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Nuggets Mailbag: What team is most likely to be 7th different NBA champion in 7 years?
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by The Denver Post
2d ago
Denver Post beat writer Bennett Durando opens up the Nuggets Mailbag periodically during the season (and now, the offseason). You can submit a Nuggets- or NBA- related question here . What team is most likely to make it seven different champions in seven years? — Michael, Denver Love this question. So this is only the second time the NBA has crowned six different champions in as many years. Here is the original six-year revolving door: 1975: Golden State Warriors 1976: Boston Celtics 1977: Portland Trail Blazers 1978: Washington Bullets 1979: Seattle SuperSonics 1980: Los Angeles Lakers And he ..read more
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Five Power Forwards the Denver Nuggets could select in 2024 NBA Draft
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by Mile High Sports
3d ago
The first round of the 2024 NBA Draft begins next week on Wednesday, June 26th. The Denver Nuggets currently possess the 28th and 56th overall picks. With the Nuggets coming off of a painful second round defeat in the playoffs, there's no telling what General Manager Calvin Booth and the Nuggets brain trust decide to do. Everything's on the table, so let's discuss a wide variety of players in this week's NBA Draft Positional Previews ..read more
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Denver Nuggets Draft Preview: Kevin McCullar Jr.
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by Denver Stiffs
3d ago
For our next preview of potential first-round Denver Nuggets targets in the NBA Draft, we'll check out Kansas forward Kevin McCullar Jr. If you're looking for another Christian Braun type player then look no further than McCullar, who had two years at Kansas under coach Bill Self to turn himself into another iteration of a two-way wing that Self loves to have. Is Denver looking for one of those? Don't the Nuggets have enough defensive guys who are iffy shooters ..read more
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Denver Nuggets Getting Sued for Major Accusation
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by Inside The Nuggets
3d ago
The Denver Nuggets have a very non-problematic team on the court, but off the court, it seems like the organization may have an issue to deal with. On December 8, Andre Benson was a guest at a Denver Nuggets game, where he claimed a Nuggets employee argued with him about whether he belonged in his front-row seat. The Ball Arena employee then called security to follow up and check whether Benson belonged in his seat. Benson claimed that he was spoken to in a very aggressive and condescending manner and that he felt "an implied threat of physical harm ..read more
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Ex-Denver Nuggets Starter Will Be A Free Agent
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by Fastbreak
3d ago
Gary Harris is coming off another solid year for the Orlando Magic. The former Michigan State star finished the regular season with averages of 6.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest while shooting 44.1% from the field and 37.1% from the three-point range in 54 games. Harris will be a free agent this summer who is available to sign with any team in the league. Gary Harris's exit interview media session ? pic.twitter.com/GIIC31u35d — Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) May 7, 2024 Harris was the 19th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and spent the first six and a half seasons of his career wi ..read more
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NBA Champion Makes Controversial Jayson Tatum Statement
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by Inside The Nuggets
3d ago
Jayson Tatum finally won his first NBA championship, but somehow the heated conversations around him have only fired up. Especially, after Jaylen Brown won NBA Finals MVP over Jayson Tatum against the Dallas Mavericks. One former NBA champion believes Tatum should have won the award. During an episode of The GIl's Arena Show, NBA champion and former Nuggets player Nick Young revealed that he believed Jayson Tatum should have won Finals MVP ..read more
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