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Denver Nuggets must make do without Jamal Murray again

Oct. 12, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Even on a roster featuring reigning MVP Nikola Jokic, guard Will Barton said the Denver Nuggets' guiding philosophy in 2021-22 will be to “win by committee.” At least until Jamal Murray returns to the lineup. “Yeah, I think...

2-time NBA loser San Diego perfect host for 3 teams' camps

Sep. 30, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ty Lue was seven when the San Diego Clippers packed up their basketballs and uniforms and moved the 120 miles up the freeway to Los Angeles after the 1983-84 season, becoming the second NBA team to abandon “America’s Finest City” in 13 years. Even...

Porter agrees to 5-year deal with Nuggets, worth up to $207M

Sep. 27, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sharpshooting forward Michael Porter Jr. has agreed to a five-year maximum extension with the Denver Nuggets that could be worth up to $207 million. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Monday. ESPN first reported the...

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...