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2014-15 Schedule
30-52, 4th in Northwest Division
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Report: Mudiay may help Nuggets bring FA's to Denver

The Denver Nuggets have interest in top free agents each July, but they seldom come to town for a visit. The Nuggets may be able to stop that trend in the future thanks to the addition Emmanuel Mudiay via the 2015 NBA draft.

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Report: Nuggets to honor Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo is set to be enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Sept. 11. Mutombo played with the Denver Nuggets from 1991 to 1996 and his time with the team was very important to the franchise, which is why they plan to honor him, too.

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Nuggets pick a pair in 2016 first-round

The Nuggets could use their two first-round draft picks to jump-start the rebuilding process. Might they have their sights set on a wing from Cal and a center from Louisville? Ford: Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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How will Mudiay measure up?

Now that he's stateside, Emmanuel Mudiay will make a run at the rookie of the year award. Where does our forecast team think he'll finish, and which ESPN Insider had him winning the award?

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Give credit where credit is due

The Denver franchises aren't afraid to make bold choices with their colors. The next step will be to learn how to use those hues tastefully. For now, the Mile High City ranks near the bottom of Paul Lukas' list. Uni Watch: Best-dressed cities

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12dAmin Elhassan

Elhassan: The best player won't win ROY

Amin Elhassan says opportunity is the key to the rookie of the year race, and that could hurt Karl-Anthony Towns' chances.

Bradford Doolittle torn on Nuggets

ESPN's Summer Forecast has Denver winning 27 games. Meanwhile, Doolittle's system has the team closer to 22 or 23 wins. Find out which projected total he's leaning towards. Summer Forecast hits and misses (Insider)

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Nuggets announce 2015 preseason schedule

The Nuggets announced their full 2015 preseason schedule, which includes a visit to Oracle Arena to face the reigning NBA champions.

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13d

Summer Forecast: Nuggets 13th in West

Do you agree with where our ESPN Forecast panel sees the Nuggets in the West standings next season? Chime in with #ESPNForecast on Twitter.

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Report: Dorsey heading to Turkey

The Denver Nuggets acquired forward Joey Dorsey as part of the deal on July 20 sending troubled point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. Dorsey's time with the Nuggets is about to end after just under a month as he is heading overseas.

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13dESPN.com

Report: Malone had input on Lawson deal

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, general manager Tim Connelly and other members of the staff attended the Denver Broncos practice on Monday. While speaking with reporters, Malone was asked about the trade sending Ty Lawson to Houston.

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Even Nurkic couldn't avoid the curse

Despite having one of the league's better rookie campaigns in 2014, Jusuf Nurkic couldn't avoid his draft class's injury bug. The big man had surgery to repair a slight tear of his left patella tendon in May. Grantland: Curse of the '14 draft

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Faried competing for roster spot

Kenneth Faried stood out in the World Cup last year for Team USA, but Kevin Pelton thinks he’ll have a difficult time making the 2016 roster due to competition at the forward position. Team USA candidates (Insider)

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A tough breakup for 'Melo, Nuggets fans

Carmelo Anthony led Denver to the playoffs in each of his eight seasons with the Nuggets, but he was greeted with boos when he returned as a member of the Knicks. 25 sports villains

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Emmanuel Mudiay impersonates LeBron

Mudiay isn't known for his jump shot, but he can imitate the form of King James. There's no denying the hilarity of rookies impersonating NBA stars. Rookies impersonate vets

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McGee meets his impersonator (2:56)
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Nuggets re-sign Jameer Nelson

Denver brought back the veteran to serve as a mentor for rookie guard Emmanuel Mudiay. Nelson played 63 games last season for 3 different teams, with 34 of those contests coming with the Nuggets.

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Nuggets should be all about Mudiay

With a 10-man rotation that's tied for worst in the Western Conference, according to Bradford Doolittle's tiered rankings, it's time for Denver to rebuild around Emmanuel Mudiay. Ranking West teams (Insider)

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Nuggets likely a lottery team again

Kevin Pelton believes Mike Malone is an upgrade at head coach over Brian Shaw for Denver. But he doesn’t see Emmanuel Mudiay being enough for the Nuggets to improve from last season. Pelton: West pecking order (Insider)

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24dBradford Doolittle

Doolittle: Ranking West by roster construction

The defending champion Golden State Warriors fall all the way to No. 5 -- behind the Clippers and Spurs -- in Bradford Doolittle's rankings of the Western Conference by roster construction.

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24dKevin Pelton

Western Conference pecking order

Which Western Conference teams are title contenders? Which are postseason sleepers or lottery teams? Kevin Pelton ranks the West using a tiered system.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game101.512th
Rebounds Per Game44.77th
Assists Per Game21.813th
Points Allowed105.027th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-153052.365
2013-143646.439
2012-135725.695
2011-123828.575
2010-115032.609

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