Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri (Ma-SIGH u-JEER-e) says backup point guard Andre Miller wants to stay in Denver and the team will work hard to make that happen.
The Nuggets have steadily developed into a contender, racing out to a 13-5 record, which is second only to Oklahoma City in the Western Conference.
Nene said he never wanted to leave the Denver Nuggets — and the team gave him every possible reason for staying.
George Karl scoffs at the notion that a team needs a superstar to be successful. The Denver Nuggets’ coach would be more than satisfied if the organization manages to retain guard Arron Afflalo after agreeing to a five-year deal with Brazilian center Nene on Tuesday night.
Nuggets General Manager Masai Ujiri wasn’t exactly a household name when he got the job 8 months ago. Now Ujiri may go down as the guy who saved the Nuggets’ season.
Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points and the Denver Nuggets pulled away in the final five minutes to beat the Orlando Magic 111-94 despite J.J. Redick’s career-high 29 points.