Danilo Gallinari took center stage on a basketball court again, chatting in a tiny gym with grade-school kids who were quite intrigued by his height.
By the time January rolls around Brian Shaw envisions his team fully embracing his system, one that hinges on half-court sets, a powerful presence in the paint and smothering defense.
J.J. Hickson, a 6-foot-9 power forward, agreed to terms with the Nuggets Sunday afternoon and will reportedly get a three-year deal worth $15 million.
The way newly hired general manager Tim Connelly sees things, Denver already has a young player on the bench who can instantly step in and step up.
At long last, Brian Shaw is getting his first chance to coach an NBA team. He’s agreed to succeed George Karl as coach of the Denver Nuggets.
New Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly says re-signing free agent shooting guard Andre Igoudala is his No. 1 priority.
Danilo Gallinari’s knee surgery wasn’t as complex as anticipated, so he could return to the Denver Nuggets sooner than expected.
Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.
Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.
The Denver Nuggets brain trust has plenty of time on its hands now to contemplate whether it was a flaw in the team’s makeup or just a bad matchup that led to yet another early exit from the playoffs.