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Rookie Mudiay slows after strong start

Emmanuel Mudiay created buzz with a solid start in Vegas, but the flaws in his game were too big to miss. Mudiay needs to pick up his pace on the move and his inability to shoot is severely limiting. NBA rookie watch (Insider)

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South Beach Sessions: Stan, Jeff Van Gundy

Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy and ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy cover Stan's job, Jeff's interviews with the Pelicans and Nuggets and the perception of coaches in the NBA.

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Mudiay brightens Nuggets' future

The two biggest offseason changes in Denver are good ones. Emmanuel Mudiay should be a boost at point guard, and new head coach Michael Malone will refocus Denver's defense. Western Conference grades (Insider)

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Report: Connelly says trading Lawson was a 'tough day'

The Denver Nuggets dealt troubled point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets on Monday as part of a multi-player deal. Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly says dealing away Lawson was difficult.

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Report: Gallinari, Nuggets finalizing extension

Danilo Gallinari is finalizing an agreement on a two-year extension worth an additional $34 million with the Denver Nuggets, according to a report by Yahoo Sports.

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Nuggets, Gallinari finalizing extension

The 2-year extension would be worth an additional $34M on Danilo Gallinari's current deal, according to Yahoo! Sports. Thanks to Ty Lawson's trade to Houston earlier this week, Denver has the cap space to extend Gallinari.

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Report: Mudiay relieved he avoided Knicks' triangle

There was talk prior to the 2015 NBA draft that Emmanuel Mudiay might go to the New York Knicks with the 4th selection. Mudiay fell to the Denver Nuggets at the 7th spot and he's very happy the Knicks didn't take him.

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All-NBA Vegas league second team

  • Pelicans' Larry Drew II
  • Nuggets' Emmanuel Mudiay
  • Mavericks' Dwight Powell
  • Trail Blazers' Noah Vonleh
  • Rockets' Alan Williams

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Mudiay among best rookies in Las Vegas

Two of our five panelists selected Emmanuel Mudiay as the best rookie at the Las Vegas summer league. "The physical gifts were expected, but I was really surprised by the maturity and poise he exhibited," writes Amin Elhassan. 5-on-5: Las Vegas summer league

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Pelton's Trade Grades: Rockets add Lawson

The Nuggets haven't embraced a full rebuild, but the Ty Lawson trade will help Denver focus on its young core. Meanwhile, the Rockets are taking a huge risk.

2014-15 Team Stats

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

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