These days, Mr. Big Shot has become Mr. Soccer Dad. Retirement is definitely agreeing with Chauncey Billups.
The Nuggets have waived forward Quincy Miller after failing to find a trade partner for the 6-foot-10 third-year pro.
The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days. Recently, the Denver Broncos quarterback visited with speedy Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, just one ball distributor chatting with another.
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.
Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time.
For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward.
Denver Nuggets center/forward J.J. Hickson was suspended for five games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday for violating the terms of the anti-drug program.
After 17 seasons in the NBA Chauncey Billups is retiring.
Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried has made the latest cut to play for the U.S. national team.