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Report: Cavs Want Nuggets C Timofey Mozgov

It was reported earlier that Cleveland was interested in Emeka Okafor, but they would prefer to have Timofey Mozgov as their backup center.  The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets centerTimofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt coached...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs trying to trade for Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been trying to work out a trade for Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov for the past six to eight weeks, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on ESPN Cleveland radio. Mozgov played for Cavaliers head coach David Blatt on the Russian national team. Blatt told Russian outlet ITAR-TASS a few weeks ago that Cleveland had tried to acquire him, but it won'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Attempting To Deal For Timofey Mozgov

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been attempting to trade for Timofey Mozgov over the past six to eight weeks, according to Brian Windhorst. But Sports.ru's Alexander Chernykh has reported that it will not happen. Mozgov is making $4.65 million this season with the Denver Nuggets and has a $4.95 million team option in 15-16. The Cavaliers have a clear need at backup center.
Via RealGM
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

As the world continues to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge, the latest notable NBA player to take on the challenge is Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson. Earlier today, Lawson took on the icy bath after filling a bucket with water and ice to the brim. Check out Lawson full attempt in the below Instagram video from his personal account: Great job, Ty! *** Lawson image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Will Afflalo bring some magic back with him?

The last time Arron Afflalo wore a Denver Nuggets uniform, Al Harrington, Nene Hilario, and the Birdman Chris Anderson were still on the roster. JaVale McGee was the fifth string center, Kenneth Faried was an starting to show his talent, the Nuggets went 38-28 and went on to lose to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. He returns to a team that has a different coach, a different...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried Officially Makes Team USA

The cuts are in for Coach Krzyzewski’s Team USA world championship roster, and as expected, Denver Nuggets star forward Kenneth Faried made the roster with no issues.  Faried will be an integral part of the team’s quest for gold in the FIBA World Championship tournament in Spain, and he’s joined by guards Stephen Curry, Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, DeMar...
Via NBA Draft Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Randy Foye welcomes challenge in training camp

fter making a run at the franchise 3-point record last season, Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye is ready for an encore in 2014-15. The arrival of fellow sharpshooter Arron Afflalo promises to add to the excitement. Foye made 189 3-pointers while starting 78 games at shooting guard last season. Both marks were career-highs, but Afflalo’s return to Denver will create a competition...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness?

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Denver Nuggets have had 1 of the best offseasons of any team in the NBA. Trading Evan Fournier and a 2nd round pick for Arron Afflalo is arguably the biggest bargain move of the offseason and he is a perfect fit on their roster, giving them one of the best guard duos in the NBA...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried reportedly starting for Team USA

Denver Nuggets’ power forward Kenneth Faried has won the starting job for USA Basketball’s Men’s National Team that will be competing in the FIBA World Cup starting August 30th in Spain. Kenneth Faried told reporters he was 'very surprised' he got the starting gig with Team USA. — Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) August 21, 2014 Faried unexpectedly beat out DeMarcus...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Kenneth Faried Keeps His Team USA Starting Spot

Two international exhibition games for Team USA meant two quality starts for Denver Nuggets’ power forward Kenneth Faried, and now we can worry about him becoming the official starter instead of worrying he’ll get cut on Saturday. Coach Mike Krzyzewski had solid options when deciding on his starting power forward for Team USA’s game against the Dominican Republic...
Via NBA Draft Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried hits long-distance shot during Team USA shootaround

Later on tonight, USA Basketball will play an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden against the Dominican Republic as a tune-up for the FIBA World Cup. As the players got some early practice time at MSG, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried decided to do a little bit of long-distance shooting. Check out the below Vine video which shows Kenneth hitting a shot from 3/4 quarter...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nate Robinson is already back to dunking

Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson posted a video on his Instagram account of himself dunking a basketball last Friday. This is pretty impressive considering the 5’9 combo guard just had surgery to repair his torn left ACL last January 31. In the first video, Robinson nearly throws it down with two hands but can’t quite finish. However, in the last video, Nate throws it down...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With a healthy roster, Denver could be a surprise team out West. Last season was in large part a wash for the Denver Nuggets, as injuries crippled a team capable of making the playoffs. It started with Danilo Gallinari’s torn ACL back in April 2013, which kept him out all of last season, and things got worse from there. JaVale McGee only played in five games due to a stress fracture...
Via The Lottery Mafia
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Arron Afflalo ‘extremely likely’ to opt out

The Denver Nuggets acquired shooting guard Arron Afflalo from the Orlando Magic this past offseason, and they are very excited about what he will bring to the team this season. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, Afflalo will have the ability to opt out of his contract after this season, which it appears will happen. According to a report from Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, Afflalo...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: JaVale McGee’s good year vs. bad year

During the offseason I’ll be doing a segment for each Nuggets player showcasing what a good year and a bad year would look like for that player for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The good year section will be judged based upon three aspects. The first being what the Denver Nuggets front office and coach staff would consider a good statistical year. Second comes what improvements...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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