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Nuggets, Wizards swap role players ahead of free agency

The Denver Nuggets are parting with Will Barton after eight seasons. (AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) The Denver Nuggets will trade Will Barton and Monte Morris to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith ahead of NBA free agency, according to multiple reports. In his first move since taking over basketball operations in the wake of team president Tim Connelly’s departure, Nuggets general manager Calvin Booth made a deal to… Source link

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Timberwolves owner to meet with Nuggets’ Tim Connelly

Minnesota Timberwolves team owner Glen Taylor is meeting with Tim Connelly, the Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations, this weekend in the team’s continued quest to bring him into the front office, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Saturday. The Timberwolves want to make Connelly one of the league’s highest-paid executives, per the report. Connelly has reportedly already met with Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez, who became minority owners of the Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx… Source link

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Warriors rally to close out series with Nuggets in Game 5

Stephen Curry and the Warriors are moving on. (AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors hadn’t been in this position in, well, years. And it showed. Despite trailing entering the fourth quarter, the Warriors rallied in the final period to knock off Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets, 102-98, in Game 5 of their opening round playoff series. That win officially closed out their series 4-1 and pushed Golden State to the next… Source link

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Nuggets stave off elimination, Deebo makes intentions clear at the club

WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to see today’s piping-hot, fresh-outta-the-oven episode of THE RUSH with Jared Quay! We’ll let you know everything you didn’t know you needed to know about sports. Other stuff too. But mostly sports. It’s Monday, April 25, 2022, and here’s what Jared is cookin’ up: Thanks to Nikola Jokic seeing into the future, the Denver Nuggets staved off elimination by beating the Golden State Warriors in Game 4, 126-121 The Bucks beat up the Bulls: 119-95, the Heat scorched… Source link

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DeMarcus Cousins, Nuggets agree to 10-day contract

The Denver Nuggets are signing DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract on Friday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. It’s the center’s fourth team in two years since coming back from an ACL injury that kept him out of the 2019-20 NBA season.  The 10-day contract covers six games on the Nuggets schedule. Denver (23-20) hosts the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night and the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. They begin a six-game road trip with a trip to Detroit on Tuesday.  Cousins, 31, was released by… Source link

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Isaiah Thomas signs deal with Nuggets’ G League team

Isaiah Thomas is ready to make his return to the NBA. Thomas signed a deal with the Denver Nuggets’ G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Gold, on Monday, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Thomas is set to compete in the G League Showcase in Las Vegas starting on Sunday. The event is a single-elimination tournament designed to give G League players a chance to play in front of NBA scouts at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Longtime NBA guard Jason Terry is in his first season… Source link

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Nuggets, Aaron Gordon agree to $92M extension: Report

After acquiring Aaron Gordon at the trade deadline, the Denver Nuggets have locked him up long-term. Gordon and the Nuggets have agreed to a four-year, $92 million contract extension that includes a player option for the 2025-26 season. The Athletic’s Shams Charania broke the news Tuesday, citing Gordon’s agent Calvin Andrews. Gordon joined the Nuggets via a midseason trade from the Orlando Magic, who selected him with the No. 4 pick in the 2014 draft. Gordon has career averages of 12.7… Source link

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Popeyes adds nuggets to its menu, looks to build on smash hit chicken sandwich

Popeyes (QSR) is adding chicken nuggets to its menu, using the same recipe as the hotly-coveted chicken sandwich that’s been a runaway hit for the restaurant chain. The addition of the white meat chicken nuggets, with options ranging from 4 piece to 36 pieces, are set to hit menus beginning July 27 in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.  The fast food giant is hopeful this launch will match the reception that greeted its fried chicken sandwich back in August of 2019.  That menu item sparked the… Source link

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Beyond Meat looks to revolutionize chicken nuggets

If Beyond Meat could get people quickly ordering its newest innovation, perhaps the chicken shortage plaguing restaurants may ease by the year 2023.  On Thursday, the plant-based food company led Ethan Brown took the wraps off its new breaded chicken tenders. The tendies — as one would surmise from Beyond Meat — are plant-based, with the starring ingredient giving it a chicken flavor being the fava bean.  Beyond Meat (BYND) is no stranger to the faux chicken game. At one-time it sold… Source link

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Chris Paul, Suns complete sweep of Nuggets

No team was better against quality competition than the Phoenix Suns during the regular season. So far, that’s holding true in the playoffs, as well. The Suns completed a sweep of the Denver Nuggets on Sunday with a 125-118 win, advancing to their first Western Conference finals since 2010. They will face the winner of the series between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers, in which the the Jazz currently lead 2-1. Leading the Suns once again was Chris Paul, who scored a season-high 37… Source link

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