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Which competition format would be best for the Nuggets?

With all but 11 teams having allowed players to train at their practice facilities, including the Denver Nuggets, news that the NBA is targeting late July as the potential date for the league to resume play (per ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne) shows that the 2019-20 season will not be lost after all....

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How would David Thompson fare in today’s NBA?

One of the greatest players ever, David Thompson remains among the more underrated players in NBA history. How would he handle today’s league? David Thompson is among a select group of players in Denver Nuggets history that enjoyed incredible careers, without getting anywhere near the kind of national...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

What would it take for the Nuggets to trade for Bradley Beal?

What would the Denver Nuggets be willing to surrender for Bradley Beal? The Denver Nuggets desperately need to acquire Washington Wizards star guard Bradley Beal in the offseason. Without another star player, it’s hard to realistically picture the Denver Nuggets emerging from the West as conference...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

How Jamal Murray can return to 3-point dominance

With a nickname like Blue Arrow, you would expect Jamal Murray to be automatic from long-range. However, after shooting 37.8% from three in 2017-18 and 36.7% from three in 2018-19, Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray’s long-distance precision has experienced a sharp decline in 2019-20. Shooting...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets Tweet of the Week: Paul Millsap reacts to funny Dennis Rodman moment in “The Last Dance”

Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Dennis Rodman provided a lot of entertainment in “The Last Dance” Every Sunday night for the past 5 weeks, sports fans have been enthralled in “The Last Dance,” a documentary that dives into the career of Michael Jordan, culminating with the Chicago Bulls’ quest for their...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Pros and cons to season restarting

With the NBA season potentially starting up again soon, the Denver Nuggets might be one of the teams to benefit the most. The Denver Nuggets finished their season abruptly and on a sour note after they dropped a winnable game in Dallas against the Mavericks. With the news of the NBA’s suspension...

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2 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Film Friday: Possible Playoff Previews

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports If you’re not familiar with Film Fridays, each Friday, I’ll be looking at some recent Denver Nuggets’ games, lineups or something else from a film aspect to try and bring you a piece of content that you’re not getting somewhere else. Feel free to give any feedback positive...

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2 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

The Denver Stiffs Show - Is the NBA back?!?!

Ryan, Zach, and Gordon discuss what the NBA playoffs in Orlando could mean for the Nuggets Could the NBA really be coming back? In this episode, Ryan Blackburn, Zach Mikash, and Gordon Gross come together to discuss the recent news from Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania about momentum toward finishing...

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3 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Chicago Bulls: 3 trade packages with the Denver Nuggets

To help improve the Chicago Bulls roster and cap sheet this offseason, where could Arturas Karnisovas look for a potential trade deal? The hire of the former Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas by the Chicago Bulls to be their next lead executive in the front office was a major splash hiring...

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3 days ago, Pippen Ain't Easy, Chicago Bulls, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Should they bring back Paul Millsap?

The Denver Nuggets have multiple free agent power forwards this coming offseason. Should the team decide to bring back Paul Millsap? Paul Millsap has enjoyed a tremendous career to this point, and his stops in both Utah and Atlanta helped earn him a gigantic payday in Denver. While the third year of...

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3 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets trade of the week: Bye Bye Barton?

This offseason could see an inordinate amount of big name players in new landing spots, mostly via free agency, but there is always a trade or two that sparks interest. In this scenario, the Nuggets are not targeting a superstar but are definitely getting in on the action. Although the moves are not...

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4 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

What would it take for the Nuggets to trade Jokic?

The Denver Nuggets have a rare commodity in Nikola Jokic available to them. Would might it take to trade him away? No one player in the NBA is completely untouchable. The Denver Nuggets have already committed to a gigantic long term extension with Jokic that leaves him among the 30 highest paid players...

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4 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Could the Nuggets swing a trade for one of these 3 wings?

The Denver Nuggets need help scoring on the wing. Could trading for one of these three perimeter players be the answer? The Denver Nuggets are one of the best teams in the Western Conference but haven’t been able to solidify themselves as championship-contenders just yet. What they need, more than...

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4 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Why the Nuggets need to take the chains off of Michael Porter Jr.

There’s a good chance you already know all about Michael Porter Jr., who could be key to the Denver Nuggets’ ability to reach the NBA Finals. Michael Porter Jr., selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 14th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, was ranked as the second-best high school player...

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5 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Can the Denver Nuggets get a steal in the 2020 NBA Draft?

The Denver Nuggets have one shot to make a steal in the 2020 NBA Draft. The Denver Nuggets don’t own their own pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, as it’s headed to the Oklahoma City Thunder due to the trade the Nuggets made to acquire forward Jerami Grant in 2019. However, the Nuggets will be […] Can...

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5 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Who’s the biggest draft bust in Nuggets history?

The Denver Nuggets are not exactly known for their incredible success in the NBA draft. Which one of their picks is the biggest bust? The Denver Nuggets enjoyed tremendous success in the 1980’s, and jumped back into relevance under George Karl in the modern era. But the Nuggets have had a number...

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6 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets Numbers - MPJ, star trades, and team dynamics with Matt Moore

Matt Moore of The Action Network and Locked On Nuggets stops by to help Ryan break down Michael Porter Jr.’s rookie season In this episode, Ryan Blackburn is joined by Matt Moore (@HPbasketball) of The Action Network and Locked On Nuggets to break down Michael Porter Jr. and everything that changes with...

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6 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: most likely to win MVP

The Denver Nuggets have done as good a job with their roster as any team in the western conference over the last five years. Which of their players is most likely to bring home an MVP award? Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, and Nikola Jokic make up the core of the Nuggets’ roster. The recent addition...

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6 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Next season is the time for the Nuggets to rediscover their offensive identity

Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images More cutting, running, and shooting threes It certainly feels like the Denver Nuggets offense is missing something. Last month, I wrote a Stat of the Week on ways Denver’s offense could look to improve, centered around spacing the floor, cutting more frequently,...

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6 days ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Karl argues to end season

The Denver Nuggets were penciled in as the third seed in the western conference when play stopped. Now, George Karl says it’s time to call it all off. The NBA has been suspended for over two months, and doubts over whether or not the season is going to be completed are rising. The NBA is […] Denver...

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