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Jazz waive Westbrook as expected to clear his departure, likely for the Nuggets

Jul. 20, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz waived point guard Russell Westbrook on Saturday, creating the opportunity for him to potentially join the Denver Nuggets. Utah acquired Westbrook from the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday in a sign-and-trade deal for point guard Kris Dunn. The...

Clippers trade Russell Westbrook to Jazz. He's expected to join the Nuggets after a buyout

Jul. 18, 2024 22:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers sent Russell Westbrook to the Utah Jazz on Thursday in a sign-and-trade deal for point guard Kris Dunn. The Jazz are expected to buy out the former NBA MVP's contract so Westbrook can sign with the Denver Nuggets, according to ESPN. ...

Nuggets rookie DaRon Holmes II undergoes surgery to repair right Achilles tendon

Jul. 15, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver rookie DaRon Holmes II underwent surgery to repair his right Achilles tendon after suffering the injury in the Nuggets' NBA Summer League opener. The Nuggets announced Monday that Holmes' surgery was performed by Dr. Kenneth Hunt at UCHealth Steadman Hawkins...

Reports: Denver Nuggets 1st-round pick DaRon Holmes II tears Achilles in NBA Summer League opener

Jul. 13, 2024 02:59 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denver first-round pick DaRon Holmes II is expected to miss the season after tearing his right Achilles on Friday night in the Nuggets' NBA Summer League opener, The Athletic and multiple other media outlets reported. Traded to Denver after being selected No. 22...

SWAT member who lost lower leg after being run over by fire truck at Nuggets parade stages comeback

Jun. 30, 2024 09:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The final fire truck rolled through the streets of Denver for the Nuggets' celebratory parade a year ago, carrying Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and the franchise's first NBA championship trophy. The truck suddenly stopped following a right turn around a corner. An...

Hornets acquire Reggie Jackson, 3 2nd-round picks from Nuggets, who get cap relief, AP source says

Jun. 27, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets acquired guard Reggie Jackson and three future second-round draft picks from Denver on Thursday in a move that will open up salary cap space for the Nuggets, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person...

Teams keep trading light on the opening night of the NBA's 2-day draft

Jun. 27, 2024 00:25 AM EDT

The NBA splitting its draft into a two-night affair helped limit the number of trades during the first round. Commissioner Adam Silver announced two of the three proposed trades Wednesday night. No deal can be official until July 6 when the league's new year begins, but that's never...

NBA draft: Are there international prospects beyond France fans should keep an eye on? Oui!

Jun. 23, 2024 06:43 AM EDT

France isn't the only country producing top prospects for the NBA — it just sort of seems that way. Victor Wembanyama was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft a year ago and went on to win the league's Rookie of the Year award. Two more Frenchmen — Alexandre Sarr and...

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic included on Serbia's preliminary roster for the Paris Olympics

Jun. 10, 2024 15:54 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was included on Serbia’s 16-man preliminary roster for the upcoming Paris Olympics on Monday, ending doubts he would skip the basketball tournament. The three-time NBA MVP has missed some important international...

Wolves hit road in West finals trailing Mavs 2-0, same deficit Nuggets recently erased in Minnesota

May. 25, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Timberwolves have the same problem in the Western Conference finals against the Mavericks that Minnesota forced on the Denver Nuggets in the previous round of the playoffs. A struggling Anthony Edwards and company are down 2-0 headed to Dallas, which means Luka...