Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookieDoug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night.
The Denver Nuggets forward has agreed to a four-year, $50 million contract extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward.
Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried, who came on really strong at the end of last season, says he hopes to take on more of a leadership role on the team next year, but now he’s focused on playing for Team USA.
Josh Kroenke’s slip of the tongue even made Arron Afflalo smirk. The Denver Nuggets president explained Monday how he has closely “Afflalowed” the shooting guard’s two seasons in Orlando, before reacquiring him in a draft-day deal last week.
The Nuggets are deeper and more versatile after a busy draft day. They are also a lot younger after picking up Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris.
The Denver Nuggets parlayed a draft-day trade with Chicago into a Bosnian big man that very few knew about until Thursday and a shooting guard they long coveted.
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.
Kenneth Faried scored 19 points and grabbed 19 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets rally for a 108-105 win over the slumping Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
Andre Iguodala says he doesn’t want Denver to be just a stopover. The Nuggets wholeheartedly agree.