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Jun 24

Nuggets draft pick Monte Morris has built his reputation as a point guard on the position’s most important trait: winning

Six hours before he was drafted by the Nuggets on Thursday, Monte Morris drove away from all the nerves and sat down with his grandmother.

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Jun 24

Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract.

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Jun 23

Trey Lyles envisioned playing for the Nuggets coming out of Kentucky. Two years later, he has his chance.

As Trey Lyles traversed the country in the months leading up to the 2015 NBA draft, there was something that stuck out about his trip to the Rocky Mountains.

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Jun 23

Tim Connelly: Defensive improvement must start internally for the Nuggets

It was fitting the Nuggets saw their playoff hopes officially end back in April while they were on the defensive end of the floor.

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Jun 23

The biggest winners and losers from the 2017 NBA draft

The 2017 NBA Draft was supposed to be wild and unpredictable. Instead, it turned out to go almost exactly according to plan.

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Jun 23

PHOTOS: 2017 NBA draft fashion

A look at some of the spiffy fashion of the 2017 NBA draft prospects Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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Jun 23

Trade talks unable to materialize for Nuggets on draft day

The Nuggets had conversations with multiple teams in the days leading up to the draft in an effort to land a marquee player. But those talks never materialized into a trade.

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Jun 23

PHOTOS: Derrick White NBA draft watch party

Friends and family join Derrick White at an NBA draft watch party Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Parker.

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Jun 23

Inside the exhilarating draft party of Colorado guard Derrick White, who the Spurs selected with pick No. 29

The whole room erupted, but Derrick White remained calm answering the call. White dreamed of this moment, he had three dreams about it Wednesday night, but the dream became reality Thursday night when the San Antonio Spurs selected him 29th overall in the NBA draft.

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Jun 23

Kiszla: Instead of getting Jimmy Butler, the Nuggets got kicked in the teeth during NBA draft

Draft night stunk for the Nuggets. Hope was replaced by darkness. Before sundown, our local NBA team sunk so far down in the Western Conference pecking order that president of basketball operations Tim Connelly needs a flashlight merely to find his … optimism.

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Jun 23

Nuggets get Trey Lyles from Jazz in swap of first-round picks

The Nuggets dropped back in the NBA draft Thursday night to draft Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon with the 24th overall pick, a move that also brought them Utah Jazz forward Trey Lyles.

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Jun 22

76ers take Markelle Fultz, Lakers grab Lonzo Ball to start NBA draft

The Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday selected Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft.

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Jun 22

Report: Suns discussing trade of Eric Bledsoe to Nuggets

The Phoenix Suns are rebuilding and they have one good trade chip in their hands — Eric Bledsoe. He remains a very good point guard who could help a lot of teams, and the Suns want young players and/or picks back in any potential deal.
Enter the Denver

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Jun 22

Rumor: Add Denver Nuggets to list of teams talking to Bulls about Jimmy Butler

The Denver Nuggets are starting to build something. Mike Malone has brought a needed new culture to the locker room, they have found a franchise cornerstone in Nikola Jokic and running the offense through him, and they have quality young pieces around him such as Gary Harris and Jamal Murray. The Nuggets just missed the playoffs last year, and they — and hopefully their defense — are poised to take a step forward next season.

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Jun 22

2017 NBA draft Tracker

Live coverage of the 2017 NBA draft from The Denver Post, including live updates, picks around the NBA and selections from the Denver Nuggets.

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Jun 22

Chauncey Billups, Cavaliers remain in holding pattern, per AP sources

Two people familiar with the negotiations say the Cleveland Cavaliers have not yet offered Chauncey Billups a role in their front office.

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Jun 22

Who’s No. 3? 2017 NBA draft intrigue begins after Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball

Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed.

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Jun 22

Lunch Special: What will the Nuggets do in the NBA draft?

The Denver Post’s Nick Kosmider takes questions from readers about the Denver Nuggets and the NBA draft, scheduled to begin at noon.

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Jun 21

Who can the Nuggets pick up with the 49 and 51st picks in the NBA draft?

While all eyes will be on the 13th pick in Thursday’s NBA draft for a player who could help get Denver over the hump, the Nuggets also have the 49th and 51st picks.

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Jun 21

Analysis: Positioned in the back of the lottery, Thursday’s NBA draft could take different forms for the Nuggets

Nuggets president Josh Kroenke and members of the team’s front office were approached recently with dash of praise Kroenke felt compelled to defer.

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