Masai Ujiri decided to give the Nuggets an opportunity to develop this season instead of disrupting their growth with a splashy trade move.
Ty Lawson has signed a four-year, $48 million extension with the Denver Nuggets. The deal eliminates a distraction that’s been hanging over the team and its star point guard for weeks.
Iguodala had heard the rumors that the Nuggets were interested before the trade, and he had a chance to ask someone pretty familiar with the Nuggets — Carmelo Anthony.
Andre Iguodala says he doesn’t want Denver to be just a stopover. The Nuggets wholeheartedly agree.
The Denver Nuggets have re-signed free agent center JaVale McGee to a multiyear contract, fulfilling one of their top offseason priorities.
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.