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Aaron Gordon, Nuggets agree to 4-year, $92 million extension

Sep. 14, 2021 17:31 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Forward Aaron Gordon and the Denver Nuggets have agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension. His agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on Tuesday. The deal contains a player option for Gordon for the ’25-26...

Nuggets sign journeyman Jeff Green to 2-year, $10M deal

Aug. 12, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets added experience, versatility and another 3-point shooter by signing free agent forward Jeff Green to a two-year, $10 million contract on Thursday. The Nuggets are Green's 11th team in 14 NBA seasons. Green shot a...

Houston's Green shines as virus interrupts NBA Summer League

Aug. 09, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jalen Green was without one of his Houston teammates for his NBA Summer League debut because of COVID-19 protocols, the same reason the Washington-Indiana game was postponed. The second overall pick from this year's draft helped bring the headlines back...

AP Source: Nuggets reach deals with Barton, Green

Aug. 02, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have reached two-year agreements with a pair of their free agents, guard Will Barton and forward JaMychal Green, a person with knowledge of the negotiations confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on condition of...

Kiki Vandeweghe to assume new role as special NBA adviser

Aug. 02, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kiki VanDeWeghe is taking on a new role with the NBA's operations department. The league announced Monday that Vandeweghe, who has served as executive vice president of basketball operations since replacing Rod Thorn six years ago, will become a special...

Nuggets take Virginia Commonwealth guard Hyland in draft

Jul. 30, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

Nah’Shon “Bones” Hyland didn’t get a chance to show what he could do in the NCAA Tournament. If he had, he believes he would have climbed the NBA draft board. Scouts didn’t get to see Hyland play during March Madness because Virginia Commonwealth had to forfeit...

Unseld talking defense as he takes over Wizards job

Jul. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld Jr.'s path to this point was a bit different than his father's. The elder Unseld led Washington to an NBA title as a player before later taking over as coach. Unseld Jr. had a more modest playing career, but his experience as an assistant...

Wizards draw on storied name, hire Wes Unseld Jr as coach

Jul. 17, 2021 16:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld Jr. was hired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Saturday, bringing the former Denver Nuggets assistant full circle with the franchise his father led to its only NBA title. Unseld carries a strong resume apart from his name. He spent the...

AP Source: Wizards offering coaching job to Wes Unseld Jr.

Jul. 16, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

The Washington Wizards are offering their coaching job to Wes Unseld Jr. and expect to reach an agreement with him, a person with knowledge of the details said Friday. A deal with the Denver Nuggets associate head coach will bring him back to the organization that his...

Mosley formally introduced as coach of Orlando Magic

Jul. 12, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

Jamahl Mosley first got noticed as someone with NBA coaching potential when he was hired by the Denver Nuggets as a development coach 16 years ago. Also in Denver at the time: an assistant general manager named Jeff Weltman, now the basketball operations president of the...