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Nuggets HC Michael Malone strongly denies report that Isaiah Thomas will return in February

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone strongly denies a report from ESPN stating that point guard Isaiah Thomas will make his season debut sometime in February. Isaiah Thomas underwent arthroscopic hip surgery in March of last year. ESPN reported on Friday the Nuggets are expecting Thomas to play either before the 2019 All-Star break or right […] The post Nuggets HC Michael Malone strongly denies report that Isaiah Thomas will return in February appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Rockets looking for trade partner for Carmelo Anthony to complete deal with Kenneth Faried

According to ESPN reports, the Houston Rockets are aggressively trying to trade Carmelo Anthony to create a roster spot for newly required forward, Kenneth Faried.    Late Friday night, the Houston Rockets made waves with the agreement to sign big man Kenneth Faried. Faried, 29, is expected to join the Rockets following a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Known as the “Manimal” during his days with the Denver Nuggets, Faried’s arrival in Houston could not come at a better time for the Rockets. After news broke that Clint Capela will miss six weeks due to surgery on his...

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Nuggets hope to have Isaiah Thomas back before All-Star break

The Denver Nuggets are hoping that point guard Isaiah Thomas will make his season debut before the 2019 NBA All-Star game, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Isaiah Thomas underwent arthroscopic hip surgery in March of 2018. If Thomas can’t play before the All-Star break, he should be able to play right after it, per […] The post Nuggets hope to have Isaiah Thomas back before All-Star break appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Bulls vs. Nuggets game preview and open thread

no WCJ versus The Joker It was an emotionally wrenching afternoon on Twitter on Wednesday, when KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported ‘internal concern’ about Wendell Carter Jr. being out ‘weeks’ due to a thumb injury suffered in the Lakers game. Then a couple hours later the test results came back showing no significant structural damage and the injury being more of the day-to-day variety. This is smart PR from the Bulls: scare everyone with leaks of injuries to one of the few universally-liked members of the team so everyone feels sorry for you! But despite dodging a...

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Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. is day-to-day after missing Nuggets game with sprained thumb

Chicago Bulls center Wendell Carter Jr. has been dealing with a pair of injuries: a thumb and a knee. Though his knee seems to be on the mend, the former No. 7 overall pick will be listed as day-to-day with a sprained thumb, according to an official report from the team. “Wendell has a sprained […] The post Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. is day-to-day after missing Nuggets game with sprained thumb appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets didn’t envision Isaiah Thomas’ injury rehab stretching this far into season

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone told local reporters on Wednesday the organization didn’t think point guard Isaiah Thomas’ rehab would take this long to complete. Thomas underwent arthroscopic hip surgery on March 28, 2018. The lefty signed a one-year, $2 million free-agent deal with the Nuggets in July after splitting time last season with the Cleveland […] The post Nuggets didn’t envision Isaiah Thomas’ injury rehab stretching this far into season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Michael Porter Jr., Isaiah Thomas can make Nuggets “special,” but injury to Gary Harris hurts

Though there still remains no timeline for Michael Porter Jr. and Isaiah Thomas to return, Nuggets coach Michael Malone is excited about their potential.

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Will the Warriors get revenge against the Nuggets, favored by a single point?

Golden State can claim the top seed in the Western Conference and avenge their loss to the Nuggets on Tuesday. The Golden State Warriors’ revenge tour on the road will continue in Denver, where they can get even for their first loss of the season to the Nuggets while also earning the best record in the Western Conference. Here we discuss the odds and analysis from a betting perspective. When: Tuesday January 15th, 2018 at 6:00pm PST. Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado TV: NBC Sports Bay Area Line: Warriors -1, total is at 228 Injuries: Trey Lyles (wrist) is questionable, Gary...

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Nuggets news: Gary Harris, Trey Lyles out vs. Blazers

The Denver Nuggets will be shorthanded once again when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers, as both Gary Harris and Trey Lyles remain sidelined with separate injuries. Gary Harris has been out since Jan. 8 due to hamstring soreness. The game against the Blazers is the fourth straight match that he would miss due […] The post Nuggets news: Gary Harris, Trey Lyles out vs. Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Suns’ Devin Booker will return vs. Pacers

The Phoenix Suns are facing the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, and Suns head coach Igor Kokoškov says star shooting guard Devin Booker will play. Booker has missed the previous three games due to a back injury. The Suns went 2-1 during that stretch, with wins over the Denver Nuggets and Sacramento Kings. They fell to the […] The post Suns’ Devin Booker will return vs. Pacers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Blazers at Nuggets Preview

Portland will go for five in a row, but victory won’t come easy against the first-place Nuggets. Portland Trail Blazers (26-17) at Denver Nuggets (28-13) January 13th, 2018 - 5:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Moe Harkless (out)Nuggets injuries: Trey Lyles (questionable), Gary Harris (questionable), Jarred Vanderbilt (out), Michael Porter Jr. (out), Isaiah Thomas (out) How to watch on TV: NBCSNW, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)How to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTV, NBA League Pass (outside of Portland)Radio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Denver Stiffs The...

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Nuggets guard Gary Harris’ hamstring injury not expected to be long-term issue

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris has been out of action for his team over the past three games due to a hamstring injury. However, it appears that the hamstring issue is nothing serious, as Nuggets coach Michael Malone himself confirmed that Harris is nearing a return: I also asked Malone about Gary Harris and whether […] The post Nuggets guard Gary Harris’ hamstring injury not expected to be long-term issue appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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REPORT: Will Barton upgraded to questionable vs. Suns

As impressive as the Denver Nuggets have been this season, they have actually been without one of their key players: swingman Will Barton. Barton has been sidelined with a hip/core injury since the Nuggets’ second game of the year but he could be on his way back soon. According to Nuggets reporter Harrison Wind, Barton […] The post REPORT: Will Barton upgraded to questionable vs. Suns appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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An Unorthodox Approach To 76ers Title Contention

Simulating one bizarre way the Sixers can vault themselves into title contention. First, let’s look at the Points Per Possession chart: Obviously this is based off 40 games, doesn’t factor in strength of schedule or long-term injuries, but you get a good sense of who the league’s best and worst teams are. Here’s my tiered rankings: Tier 1 — Title Contenders Milwaukee Bucks Golden State Warriors Toronto Raptors Tier 2 — Cinderellas Boston Celtics Denver Nuggets Oklahoma City Thunder Indiana Pacers Houston Rockets Philadelphia 76ers Tier 3 — Fringe...

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Nuggets’ Gary Harris questionable for Thursday’s game vs. Clippers

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris is questionable to play for Thursday’s matchup against the LA Clippers,  according to Harrison Wind of BSN Denver. Moreover, swingman Will Barton remains sidelined for the team as he recovers from surgery to repair his core and hip muscle injuries. Gary Harris (left hamstring tightness) is questionable for tomorrow’s matchup versus […] The post Nuggets’ Gary Harris questionable for Thursday’s game vs. Clippers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets’ Paul Millsap has brought more value than expected since return

On Tuesday night, Denver Nuggets veteran Paul Millsap made just his second start following a seven-game absence due to a foot injury. It was another win for the surging Nuggets against the Miami Heat, 103-99, and Millsap certainly played his part in the tight victory. As a matter of fact, since making his return to […] The post Nuggets’ Paul Millsap has brought more value than expected since return appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets guard Will Barton still a couple weeks away

The Denver Nuggets need to wait for at least a couple more weeks before Will Barton returns to the lineup. Will Barton has been sidelined since Oct. 20 after undergoing surgery to repair his core and hip muscle injuries. He has only played two games this season for the Nuggets. According to Nuggets coach Michael […] The post Nuggets guard Will Barton still a couple weeks away appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets’ Will Barton edging closer to return, but out vs. Hornets on Saturday

Denver Nuggets small forward Will Barton is getting closer to return to the basketball floor, but he is going to miss Saturday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets. Will Barton underwent surgery on Oct. 23 on his right hip and has been out of action ever since. He’s being listed as day-to-day by the Nuggets. Official: […] The post Nuggets’ Will Barton edging closer to return, but out vs. Hornets on Saturday appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Denver has maintained a longstanding fondness for Cavs’ Kevin Love

The Denver Nuggets have long been interested in Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star power forward Kevin Love, who becomes eligible to be traded on Jan. 24 — according to Marc Stein of The New York Times. Love is currently sidelined due to the toe surgery he underwent in November. Before the season started, Love signed a four-year, […] The post Denver has maintained a longstanding fondness for Cavs’ Kevin Love appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets guard Jamal Murray admits he needed a lot of adrenaline to score 46 points despite ankle injury

Jamal Murray was unconscious on Saturday night when he led the Denver Nuggets to a 122-118 win against the Phoenix Suns. Murray erupted for 46 points despite playing with a bummed ankle. Murray rolled his ankle in their 102-99 win against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. He looked healthy against the Suns, as he […] The post Nuggets guard Jamal Murray admits he needed a lot of adrenaline to score 46 points despite ankle injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets’ Gary Harris upgraded to questionable vs. Knicks Tuesday

The Denver Nuggets have upgraded shooting guard Gary Harris to questionable for Tuesday’s game against the New York Knicks. Gary Harris has been out since Dec. 3 due to a lingering right hip injury. Nuggets have upgraded Gary Harris (right hip) to questionable for Tuesday’s game vs the Knicks. Will Barton remains out. — Harrison […] The post Nuggets’ Gary Harris upgraded to questionable vs. Knicks Tuesday appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Nuggets waive guard Nick Young

The Denver Nuggets have waived guard Nick Young, the team announced Sunday. Young only appeared in four games with the Nuggets and received limited playing time. Young came onto the team at a time when Denver was severely banged up. The Nuggets are still shorthanded from injuries, but they’re playing well and are starting to […] The post Nuggets waive guard Nick Young appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and the train that never left

Despite injuries to three starters, Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray refuse to crumble, keeping the Denver Nuggets atop the mighty Western Conference. In the fourth quarter of the Denver Nuggets‘ packed-house matchup with the San Antonio Spurs, a red-hot Jamal Murray laid slain on the hardwood, clutching his ankle in agony. A moan went up […] Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and the train that never left - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Nuggets waive Nick Young as injury exception expires

Nick Young's best moment with the team came on Dec. 14 after a win over Oklahoma City when he declared himself "Swaggy Presley."

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“It felt like a playoff game”: Nuggets survive injuries to Jamal Murray, Malik Beasley in thriller

The Nuggets survived two more injuries, this time to Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley, in Friday night's thrilling victory.

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Nuggets hold on, avenge loss to Spurs with thrilling 102-99 victory

Jamal Murray fought through a foot injury that left him gimpy over the game’s final few minutes, and playing through obvious pain, he stayed in as the Nuggets weathered the Spurs’ furious second-half run.

Pounding The Rock

Pau Gasol available vs. Nuggets after missing 26 games

It’s unclear whether Pau will play, but at least he’ll be available. Pau Gasol could return to the court for the first time since Nov 4, the Spurs announced. He’s listed as available for the game against the Nuggets. Gasol has missed the past 26 games due to a foot injury that had him on a walking boot. While initially there was no diagnosis available to the media, it was later revealed that he had suffered a stress fracture. There was no timetable for his return, but he had recently started doing contact workouts. Clearly the medical staff is confident that the issue is in the past...

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Nuggets Gary Harris, Paul Millsap not expected to “save the day” upon returning, says Michael Malone

Injured Nuggets Gary Harris and Paul Millsap spoke with the media Thursday for the first time since their respective injuries, and both are getting close to returning.

Lakers react to Lonzo Ball's sprained ankle, blowout loss vs. Nuggets | NBA on ESPN

Lonzo Ball says the Los Angeles Lakers coaches were cautious after his ankle injury and insists he will play on Thursday against the Pacers. Luke Walton, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and Josh Hart all react to the Lakers' 117-85 loss against the Denver Nugg

Lakers Practice: Luke Gives an Injury Update on Josh Hart and Rajon Rondo

Los Angeles Lakers Coach Luke Walton Gives an Injury Update on Josh Hart and Rajon Rondo before the game against the Nuggets #LukeWalton #Lakers LakersNation