Nick Kosmider

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Feb 23

Nuggets Ink Podcast: It’s crunch time in Denver’s playoff pursuit

Nick Kosmider and Gina Mizell talk about the read-heavy stretch to close Denver’s season, the impending return of power forward Paul Millsap and what the Nuggets have to do to secure their first playoff appearance in five seasons.

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Feb 22

Nuggets will soon have Mason Plumlee and Paul Millsap back. Is there any concern that will disrupt a surging lineup?

For much of his tenure as the head coach of the Nuggets, Michael Malone has found himself in a high-stakes game of Jenga.

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Feb 17

It’s gotta be the shoes: NBA experiencing new revolution in sneaker expression

As the NBA prepares for the All-Star Game on Sunday in Los Angeles, an annual showcase for shoe companies to put their products on global display, the league is in the midst of a sneaker revolution.

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Feb 17

The officially unofficial list of top 10 kicks worn in the NBA this season

What’s more heated in the NBA than the quest for a playoff spot in the cutthroat Western Conference? The battle to become a sneaker king, of course.

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Feb 17

They wear how many pairs? 5 facts about the NBA sneaker world

Players on the Nuggets roster will wear an average of around 50 pairs of sneakers throughout a season, according to equipment manager Sparky Gonzales.

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Feb 12

Everything you need to know about San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets

The Spurs will be without all-star forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who returned to San Antonio over the weekend to receive treatment on his sore right knee.

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Feb 12

What playoff pressure? Nuggets exec Tim Connelly wants team to “relax … play with swagger” down the stretch

On the bottom of a cardboard sheet outlining Monday’s practice plan for the Nuggets, the numbers were written in bold red letters, underlined and punctuated with a pair of exclamation points.

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Aug 09

Nuggets begin golden anniversary celebration by unveiling new uniforms

Darrell Arthur rubbed the seams of his new uniform, fresh out of the box from Nike.

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Aug 02

Nuggets hire former NBA player Calvin Booth as new assistant general manager

The Nuggets have hired former NBA journeyman Calvin Booth as its new assistant general manager, the Associated Press reported.

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Aug 01

Nuggets strike multi-year sponsorship deal with Western Union, will include patches on new jerseys

The Nuggets and Western Union have agreed to a three-year sponsorship deal that will include the global company’s logo as a patch on the team’s new jerseys, the Nuggets announced Tuesday.

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Jul 29

Kosmider: Should the Nuggets move heaven and flat earth to get Kyrie Irving?

The flat-earth truther who dribbles the round ball as well as anyone on the planet is the most intriguing player to hit the NBA trade market since Carmelo Anthony left the Nuggets more than six years ago.

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Jul 15

Humble road from Montbello to Louisiana has helped shape Paul Millsap. So has the family of the newest Nuggets star.

Two decades before her son became the highest-paid athlete in Colorado history, Bettye Millsap loaded her four boys in the car and put the Rocky Mountains in her rearview mirror.

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Jul 11

Nuggets waive veteran guard Mike Miller

The Nuggets have waived veteran Mike Miller, the team announced on its Twitter account Tuesday.

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Jul 10

As Ball Mania swells in Las Vegas, a shift in basketball, business culture takes root

“He changed the culture. That’s what it’s about. It ain’t about being a superstar, it’s about him changing the culture. Instead of going to the movies, everybody is going to watch the Lakers and Big Baller Brand.”

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Jul 10

Jamal Murray warms up before Nuggets’ summer league loss, nearing return

A few days after he had offseason surgery in April to repair two sports hernias, Jamal Murray gingerly walked around the Nuggets practice court on the second floor of the Pepsi Center looking for something, anything, to help him feel close to basketball.

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Jul 09

Danilo Gallinari says joining Clippers gives him “best chance to win”

The Clippers had coveted Gallinari for two years, Rivers said. They like bigs with versatility and believe their new forward fits the bill.

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Jul 09

Rapid migration of talent create challenging odds for Nuggets, others in Western Conference

LeBron James has spent most of this wild offseason in the NBA far away from the fray.

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Jul 08

Malik Beasley’s high-scoring performance part of uneven summer league opener for Nuggets

Malik Beasley had been looking forward to Friday night for months.

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Jul 08

Tyler Lydon arrives at summer league without same scrutiny as Nuggets’ past two top picks

Seats at the Thomas & Mack Center, dotted in thick patches of purple and gold, began filling up more than two hours before the rookie with the slick passing skills, the expensive sneakers and the boisterous father took the floor.

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Jul 06

Nuggets officially bid farewell to “prominent figure” Danilo Gallinari

The sign-and-trade of the 6-foot-10 forward who spent parts of six seasons in Denver was announced by the Nuggets on Thursday.

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