Gina Mizell

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The Morning After: Tim Connelly re-emphasizes importance of keeping Nikola Jokic with Denver Nuggets for “as long as possible”

The Nuggets’ president of basketball operations heavily implied that Denver will decline its $1.6 million team option for next season to make Jokic a restricted free agent and eligible to sign a max contract with the Nuggets.

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Denver Nuggets acquire Jarred Vanderbilt by swapping second-round draft picks with Orlando Magic

Vanderbilt, who has a 6-foot-9, 214-pound frame, averaged 5.9 points and 7.9 rebounds in 14 games for Kentucky, after missing time at the beginning of the season with a left foot injury. 

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Potential reward outweighs risk as Denver Nuggets pick Michael Porter Jr. 14th overall in NBA draft

Porter was once the No. 1 high school prospect in the country and widely projected as a top-10 pick in recent weeks, but health concerns contributed to his draft-night slide.

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Why drafting in middle of first round a tricky spot for Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets hold the No. 14 pick entering Thursday’s draft.

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Denver Nuggets’ Juancho Hernangomez named to Spanish national team roster

Denver Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez is one of 16 players named to the Spanish national team’s roster to compete in the last two games of the first stage of qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup.

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Mock drafts like Kevin Knox to Denver Nuggets as NBA draft looms Thursday

Knox, a forward from Kentucky, has been lauded for his upside and versatility. He could help fill a void on the wing if Wilson Chandler does not exercise his player option for 2018-19.

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Denver Nuggets aim to build around foundation entering NBA draft

“We are trying to find a guy that we can continue to build with, a guy that fits our culture, a guy that could be another long-term piece,” president of basketball operations Tim Connelly said.

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Source: Darrell Arthur picks up player option with Denver Nuggets

Arthur, who will make nearly $7.5 million with Denver next season, played in 19 games with one start in 2017-18 and averaged 2.8 points in those contests.

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Denver Nuggets’ pre-draft workouts keep international flavor by welcoming 7-foot-1 Tryggvi Hlinason of Iceland

Tryggvi Hlinason, a 7-foot-1 center from Iceland, worked out for the Nuggets on Thursday.

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Bosnian Dzanan Musa declares “I’m a lottery pick” following workout with Denver Nuggets

Musa credits playing professionally since he was 16 — he averaged 12.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game last season in for Cedevita of the Adriatic, EuroCup and Croatian Leagues —  with fostering his readiness to make the jump to the NBA.

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How 5 mock drafts predict the Denver Nuggets will use No. 14 pick in NBA draft

The NBA draft is less than two weeks away, with the Denver Nuggets holding the final lottery pick at No. 14 after missing the playoffs by one game in the 2017-18 season.

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Denver Nuggets’ general manager Arturas Karnisovas’ worldwide career built on quiet production

As the Nuggets enter a key offseason, Karnisovas also nears the year anniversary of his promotion to general manager.

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Nuggets’ Jamal Murray invited to play with Canadian national team this summer

Denver forward Trey Lyles, who was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is not on the list of invitees.

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Fringe prospects see value in testing NBA draft waters

Ten of the 12 prospects who worked out for the Nuggets last week are underclassmen who have until Wednesday to withdraw from the draft and return to their college program.

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NBA draft prospect Ethan Happ on his passing ability: “I’ve gotten some comparisons” to Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic

Happ, a 6-foot-10 big man from Wisconsin, was one of six draft prospects to work out for the Nuggets Tuesday.

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Former Denver Pioneer Daniel Amigo calls pre-draft workout with Nuggets “surreal”

Amigo averaged 15.3 points and 6.6 rebounds last year for the Pioneers.

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Denver Nuggets keep 14th overall pick following NBA draft lottery

After missing the playoffs by one game, Denver had the worst odds to land the No. 1 overall pick. 

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5 prospects Denver Nuggets could select with No. 14 pick in NBA draft

Gems can be discovered in the middle of the first round. Still, gems can be discovered in the middle of the first round. Here are some prospects that Denver could target with the 14th pick.

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Denver Nuggets hoping for a lot of luck at NBA draft lottery

The Nuggets, who have never moved up in the lottery in franchise history, have the worst odds to win the No. 1 overall pick.

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How Torrey Craig’s childhood dream morphed into one of the NBA’s most surprising success stories

The 27-year-old rookie who began his professional career in Australia carved out a rotation role with the Nuggets as a two-way player in 2017-18. This summer, he has a chance to earn a full NBA contract.

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