Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke huddle with a chant of “1-2-3 … Six weeks,” interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour.
The Denver Nuggets have brought back Arron Afflalo, acquiring the veteran guard from the Orlando Magic for point guard Evan Fournier and the No. 56 pick in the draft, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The Denver Nuggets aren’t accustomed to cleaning out their lockers in April.
Andre Miller is ready to “flip the page” and not dwell on the confrontation with his former coach that eventually led to a trade out of Denver.
The Washington Wizards, pushing for their first playoff berth since 2008, acquired disgruntled point guard Andre Miller from the Denver Nuggets on Thursday in a three-way trade that also involves the Philadelphia 76ers.
Unless the nose-diving Denver Nuggets can turn things around, they’ll miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003, when they got Carmelo Anthony after a 17-65 season.
The Nuggets are back in action on the hardcourt Tuesday night when they host the Suns at the Pepsi Center, but they still don’t have a point guard.
David Lee had 28 points and 10 rebounds for his ninth straight double-double, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 89-81 on Monday night.
Playing their fourth game in five nights and missing their leading scorer, the sluggish Nuggets appeared well on their way to their third straight loss.
Andre Miller scored nine of his season-high 15 points in the fourth quarter and the Nuggets defeated the winless Jazz 100-81 on Monday night.