Gina Mizell

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DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell agrees to 2-way contract with Denver Nuggets

The deal rewards one of Denver’s top performers during last month’s summer league.

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Denver Nuggets take advantage of two-way contract rule by promoting Torrey Craig and Monte Morris

As of Friday morning, less than 10 players who were on two-way contracts last season had signed full NBA deals this summer. The Nuggets’ Craig and Morris are two of them.

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Jordi Fernandez combines academic background, worldwide experience as Denver Nuggets assistant

The 35-year-old Fernandez just wrapped coaching Denver’s summer league team and is regarded as an up-and-comer in the industry.

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Monte Morris agrees to 3-year contract with Denver Nuggets

The signing will convert Morris from a two-way deal to a full NBA contract and fill the final spot on Denver’s 15-man roster.

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Draft pick Thomas Welsh signs two-way contract with Denver Nuggets

Signing a two-way contract means Welsh will spend a maximum of 45 days with the Nuggets and the rest of the time in the G League during the 2018-19 season.

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Nuggets Ink podcast: Breaking down an eventful Denver offseason

Topics include trading Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur and signing Isaiah Thomas in a flurry of roster moves, Michael Porter Jr.’s second back surgery, summer league performances and where Denver stands in a competitive Western Conference.

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Nuggets’ draft pick Michael Porter Jr. undergoes second back surgery

Nuggets’ first-round draft pick Michael Porter Jr. underwent a second back surgery last week, a league source confirmed to The Denver Post Wednesday evening.

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3 things we learned, 1 lingering question from Denver Nuggets summer league

The Nuggets finished their five-game stint in Las Vegas with a loss to Minnesota in Friday’s consolation round.

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The Morning After: Denver Nuggets shut prominent players down in summer league finale vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets wrapped up summer league play with an 83-71 loss to Minnesota Friday night at Cox Pavilion.

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By signing Nikola Jokic and Will Barton to long-term contracts, Denver Nuggets banking on continuity in brutal Western Conference

While populating the Nuggets’ bench early in the 2015-16 season, Will Barton came up with a nickname for him and new teammate Nikola Jokic.

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Nuggets agree to sign Isaiah Thomas, trade Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur to Brooklyn Nets in flurry of late-night roster moves

The moves shed two hefty expiring contracts and add an intriguing backup point guard.

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DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell turns maturity, aggressive approach into summer league breakout with Denver Nuggets

“I didn’t know if I was gonna play two minutes or 20 minutes (per game),” Akoon-Purcell said. “Just whatever opportunity they gave me, I took advantage of it.”

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Assistant coach Micah Nori leaving Denver Nuggets to join Detroit Pistons staff, per report

Nori has been a longtime assistant of Nuggets coach Michael Malone, both in Denver and in Sacramento.

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The Morning After: Denver Nuggets fade late vs. Toronto Raptors in first loss at NBA Summer League

Toronto outscored Denver 28-18 in the fourth quarter.

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Jarred Vanderbilt signs rookie contract with Denver Nuggets

Vanderbilt, who was drafted 41st overall by Orlando before being traded to Denver, is currently recovering from foot/ankle injuries that limited him to 14 games during his only season at Kentucky.

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Why Will Barton returning to Denver Nuggets was a “no-brainer”

“I knew the whole time I wanted to be here,” Barton said after signing his new four-year, $53 million contract.

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The Morning After: Monte Morris continues to thrive for Denver Nuggets in summer league

Morris led the Nuggets in scoring (20 points), assists (eight) and rebounds (six) Monday night.

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Nikola Jokic remains low-key after signing biggest contract in Denver Nuggets history

“I’ve never seen a guy less enthused about a contract this big, and I say that in a positive sense,” president of basketball operations Tim Connelly said after Jokic signed a five-year, $148 million max extension Monday. “Everything is secondary to him to basketball and family … beyond that, he doesn’t care.”

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Torrey Craig signs 2-year, $4 million contract with Denver Nuggets

Craig signed to a two-way contract with the Nuggets last summer and parlayed that into a rotation role on the wing in 2017-18. 

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The Morning After: Malik Beasley starts hot in Denver Nuggets’ summer league win over Boston Celtics

Beasley hit four of his first five shots and finished with 19 points and three steals.

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