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Denver Post 16 hours ago
Richard Jefferson signs with Denver Nuggets

Richard Jefferson signs with Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets signed veteran forward Richard Jefferson on Thursday.
Denver Stiffs Oct 18, 2017
An appreciation of Jameer Nelson

An appreciation of Jameer Nelson

Jameer Nelson was waived today by the Denver Nuggets, ending a tenure marked by his competitive nature and drive to succeed. It’s not every day a 13-year veteran of the NBA has to say goodbye to the city of Denver twice, but that day has come for Jameer Nelson, who was waived by the team to make room for the newly-signed Richard Jefferson. Sources: Veteran point guard Jameer Nelson has been released by Denver, clears free agency waivers Friday.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 18, 2017 Nelson was originally selected by the Nuggets in the 2004 draft, but was dealt on draft...
Denver Post Oct 18, 2017
Kiszla: Is it fair to expect 47 wins from Nuggets, or turn up heat on Michael Malone if they don’t?

Kiszla: Is it fair to expect 47 wins from Nuggets, or turn up heat on Michael Malone if they don’t?

The Nuggets are his baby. Coach Michael Malone loved them when nobody else in Denver did, dealt with their tantrums and nurtured their skill. Now it’s time for Malone to reap the benefits of winning. Or else.
Denver Post Oct 17, 2017
Nuggets 2017-18 roster analysis: How each piece fits in Denver’s NBA playoff puzzle

Nuggets 2017-18 roster analysis: How each piece fits in Denver’s NBA playoff puzzle

After missing the playoffs by one game last season, the Denver Nuggets look poised to return to the postseason for the first time since 2013. They return a young core anchored by center Nikola Jokic and the backcourt tandem of Gary Harris and Jamal Murray, and made a splash in free agency by signing All-Star power forward Paul Millsap.
Denver Stiffs Oct 17, 2017
Pickaxe Podcast: Gary Harris contract extension and wrapping up Denver Nuggets preseason

Pickaxe Podcast: Gary Harris contract extension and wrapping up Denver Nuggets preseason

It’s time for real basketball, but first Gary is locked up! Zach, Mike and Jeremy react to Gary Harris’ big extension and whether or not the Denver Nuggets will be a luxury tax team. Next they talk about the preseason and how Coach Malone will try to keep Kenneth Faried and Trey Lyles happy even if they’re not getting minutes. Finally, it’s time for some regular season predictions. Also, apologies on the audio, trying out a new mic and the sound was turned up way too much. Gary Harris Extension $74 Million guaranteed, too much, just right, steal of a deal? Is Gary going to be an...
Denver Post Oct 16, 2017
Sources: Richard Jefferson close to signing 1-year contract with Denver Nuggets

Sources: Richard Jefferson close to signing 1-year contract with Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets are close to signing veteran forward Richard Jefferson to a one-year contract, league sources confirmed to The Denver Post on Monday night.
Denver Stiffs Oct 16, 2017
Report: Denver Nuggets to sign Richard Jefferson to one-year deal

Report: Denver Nuggets to sign Richard Jefferson to one-year deal

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Denver Nuggets are close to signing Richard Jefferson to a one-year, $2.3 million deal. Free agent forward Richard Jefferson is closing in on a one-year, $2.3M deal with the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 16, 2017 Jefferson was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Atlanta Hawks two days ago and was immediately released. The 37 year old was a key part of the Cavaliers’ 2016 championship team and provided versatility, experience, and defense on the wing. Jefferson is a solid...
Denver Stiffs Oct 16, 2017
Woj: Nugget emerge as serious suitor for Richard Jefferson

Woj: Nugget emerge as serious suitor for Richard Jefferson

A quality wing veteran and great locker room presence? Sign me up. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Denver Nuggets have joined the Milwaukee Bucks in pursuit of former Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson. The Denver Nuggets have joined the Milwaukee Bucks in the pursuit of forward Richard Jefferson, league sources told ESPN. Jefferson is expected to clear waivers at 5 p.m. ET Monday and become an unrestricted free agent. Denver has registered its interest in Jefferson, 37, although Milwaukee remains the most aggressive in its recruitment of him, league sources said....
Sun Herald Oct 17, 2017

AP source: Richard Jefferson, Nuggets agree to 1-year deal

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that veteran forward Richard Jefferson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Nuggets. The person spoke to …
NBA 16 hours ago

Denver Nuggets sign Richard Jefferson, waive Jameer Nelson

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Richard Jefferson and waived guard Jameer Nelson, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
SLC Dunk Oct 16, 2017
[Audio] SLC Punks Podcast: Rodney Hood extension, Donovan Mitchell is a star and what’s up with Dante Exum?

[Audio] SLC Punks Podcast: Rodney Hood extension, Donovan Mitchell is a star and what’s up with Dante Exum?

The first game of the Utah Jazz season is upon us! In this episode we preview first week of the Utah Jazz season where they play the Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers. We then review the preseason. Is Donovan Mitchell a super star? (Hint:yes). Next, what does Ricky Rubio bring to the table and how good can he be? Rodney Hood is not getting an extension. How likely is he to be a Jazzman long term and is he a small forward? It’ll be interesting to see how the Jazz get Donovan Mitchell on the floor with the extension going on. Finally we...
Brew Hoop Oct 16, 2017
Brew Hoop Graveyard Shift: October 16th, 2017

Brew Hoop Graveyard Shift: October 16th, 2017

Welcome to the Brew Hoop Night Shift. Every evening at 9:00pm (central time), this all-purpose thread goes up, and the comments section is where it’s going down. What Bucks news did we not cover? What topics do you want to break down further? Or is there something non-Bucks that you want to bounce off of one another? Even something non-basketball? This is the place. Today’s (on)topic: Richard Jefferson Signs With Denver Free agent forward Richard Jefferson is closing in on a one-year, $2.3M deal with the Denver Nuggets, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)...

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