The Denver Nuggets are currently without starting center Jusuf Nurkic due to a knee injury (partially torn left patellar tendon). For now, head coach Michael Malone will consider several players for that spot until Nurkic is cleared to return.
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Joffrey Lauvergne had 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 112-94 on Thursday night in an exhibition at the University of Colorado's Coors Event Center.
Kenneth Faried drops in 2015 rankings
After a mediocre 2014-15, sources reported that Faried focused on improving his defense over the summer. See where he landed in our rankings. #NBARank: Nos. 81-90
John Cregan provides his list of the 10 best rookies for fantasy basketball this season. Denver point guard Emmanuel Mudiay comes in at No. 1 overall.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone will use the preseason to determine his playing rotation and depth charts. With that in mind, Erick Green and Nick Johnson are currently competing for the third point guard position on the roster.
Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Dallas Mavericks 96-86 on Tuesday night.
Where's Kenneth Faried?
When you look through the NBA fantasy rankings, you will have to scroll well past the top 25 to find Denver's top-ranked player. Top 200 fantasy rankings
Gary Harris averaged 13.1 minutes in 2014-15 as a rookie in the NBA and heading into his sophomore season, the Denver Nuggets shooting guard will likely have an increased role under new head coach Michael Malone.
Denver head coach Michael Malone has taken the time to get to know his players personally before the season starts.
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Chris Paul on Emmanuel Mudiay: "He didn't really get rattled, this being his first game...Very under control. I definitely think he'll be a really good guard in this league for a long time."
DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Friday night in the first game of the NBA preseason.
Where does Emmanuel Mudiay rank?
He played no college ball, a couple dozen pro games in China and went seventh in the NBA draft to the Nuggets. See where that got him in our annual preseason player rankings, this dispatch featuring Nos. 121-130. #NBArank: Day Eight
The Denver Nuggets have had interest in adding Mike Miller to their roster for over a year and this week they finally landed him after he agreed to a buyout with the Portland Trail Blazers and clearing waivers.
Two Nuggets in latest rankings
Center Jusuf Nurkic made quite a jump in our NBA player rankings while small forward Wilson Chandler took a step back. Check out our latest dispatch, Nos. 131-140. #NBArank: Day Seven
2014-15 was a down season for Kenneth Faried after a strong run with Team USA during the summer. Heading into 2015-16, Faried is really happy and a lot of credit should go to new Nuggets head coach Michael Malone.
The Denver Nuggets signed veteran forward Mike Miller to a one-year deal Wednesday.
Check out our player scouting reports and 2015-16 projections for the Nuggets.
Kenneth Faried: Ty Lawson trade hurt
Faried had played every season in Denver with Lawson, who was traded to Houston in July. Faried said: "It hurt me because that was my best friend but it's the nature of the beast. You've got to live with it."
Center Jusuf Nurkic is currently recovering from surgery in May to repair the partially torn left patellar tendon and there is a good chance he won't be cleared to play until after the start of the 2015-16 regular season.
Nuggets the favorites to land vet Miller
Mike Miller is poised to sign a one-year contract with Denver when he clears waivers Wednesday barring any late snags, sources tell Marc Stein. Miller was waived Monday by the Trail Blazers.
The Denver Nuggets have emerged as the strong favorites to sign veteran sharpshooter Mike Miller when he clears waivers Wednesday, according to league sources.
Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is excited to being the new season with new head coach Michael Malone.
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