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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...

Billups gets first chance as head coach with Trail Blazers

Jun. 28, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have hired Chauncey Billups as their new coach. Billups, a five-time NBA All-Star over a 17-year playing career, has never been a head coach. He has served as an assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers for the past...

NBA playoff notebook: Clippers leading the comeback craze

Jun. 19, 2021 11:46 AM EDT

The postseason is now comeback season. And the Los Angeles Clippers can claim to be the comeback kings. The Clippers’ franchise is known for many things on the futility front: never making the NBA Finals; going 30 years without winning a single...

Nuggets lament injury-riddled season that came up short

Jun. 14, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets' season came to an ignominious end with Jamal Murray looking on from the bench and newly crowned league MVP Nikola Jokic watching from the locker room. The Phoenix Suns completed their second-round sweep with a 125-118 win Sunday night...