Denver Nuggets

The world is on fire. And, frankly, the news of pending basketball hardly seems important in the slightest. The planet-wide pandemic and sweeping protests have turned everybody’s day-to-day routines on their head – but, obviously, for one group, it has done so in awful and disproportionate ways. If you can donate, consider doing so. If
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Last week, Basketball Insiders ranked who was the best of the best of each position in the NBA, including executives. This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at who are among the most underrated executives in the NBA. What makes an executive underrated? It’s actually a pretty loaded question. Their work may have led
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To grasp how one can be underrated, the definition for rated must be first observed, obviously. Taking a page out of the apathetic/lazy/Jeff Winger best man speech how-to guide and textbook, Webster’s Dictionary states that rate (and its many tenses) is to “assign a standard or value to (something) according to a particular scale.” In
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This week, Basketball Insiders is taking a look at various positions among players in the NBA and ranking who is the best of the best. Our writers have previously used very specific guidelines to rank the best players by position in the NBA. Today, we’re taking a look at the point guards. The floor generals.
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Year 2 in the NBA can be just as much of a challenge as a rookie season. On one hand, your expectations rise — individually and team-wise. On the other, 29 teams key-in on tendencies through film study. They’ll make adjustments to ensure you don’t get to your usual spots, forcing you to find a
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Injuries are never something that NBA teams want to deal with, but they’re an unfortunate part of the game — ask any franchise, they’ll agree. But when NBA teams get hit with injuries, it usually opens up opportunities and playing time for other players to step up and contribute. The Washington Wizards are currently in
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There’s a certain variation of comfortability in rookies who make the transition to the NBA. The Memphis Grizzlies have two from this past year’s draft: No. 2 overall pick Ja Morant and No. 21 Brandon Clarke. Both have been impactful, both have shown flashes of the potential — yet each impacts the game in different
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At long last, the preseason is finally in full swing, giving basketball fans limited time to process the NBA’s drastically-altered state of play before the 2019-20 season officially tips off in a couple of weeks. But one dynamic that was left mostly unchanged by the wildest summer of player movement in league history? The race
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The offseason is finally done. Training camp is officially underway. The 2019-2020 NBA season is mere weeks away from starting. As usual, we’ve all been waiting a long time for this moment. And why shouldn’t we? There are so many exciting storylines to tune into this season. The league’s new-found parity. The new LA teams.
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In any given year, the NBA is chock-o-block with surprises. Whether it be the out-of-the-blue trade, the surprise breakout or the unlikely contender, there is never a lack of the unexpected. True to form, the 2018-19 regular and postseason had unexpected in spades. There were a number of anomalies last year, both good and bad.
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The Nuggets have been steadily improving for the past four seasons, culminating in 54 wins and a No. 2 seed last season. And they’re just getting started. Michael Malone has been the head coach of the Nuggets for four seasons. Over that time, they’ve shown steady improvement with each passing season, raising their win total,
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The NBA’s Western Conference has a lot of potential contenders that will be integrating new pieces, and that means one thing: Someone’s gonna be disappointing! The last 40 days have completely overhauled the landscape of the NBA, and specifically the NBA’s Western Conference. Kevin Durant’s Achilles and Klay Thompson’s ACL took the Golden State Warriors
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