The new Nuggets kids on the block are ready to go

Three words come to mind after listening to Christian Braun, Peyton Watson, and Ismael Kamagate speak to local media today: defense, work, and culture. When the Nuggets selected three rookies in the 2022 NBA Draft, it caught some (including me) by surprise. Now that the players are in the building and have spoken to media […]

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Denver Nuggets throw curveball and select three players in 2022 NBA Draft

When preparing for the 2022 NBA Draft, I didn’t give serious credence to the idea that the Denver Nuggets would end the draft with more draft picks than they started. As the Nuggets worked to find ways to improve their roster heading into an important 2022-23 season with championship expectations, they were faced with a […]

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Nuggets to add Villanova guard Collin Gillespie on two-way contract

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets are adding Villanova guard Collin Gillespie on a two-way contract. Villanova's Collin Gillespie has agreed to a two-way deal with the Denver Nuggets, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2022 Collin Gillespie, who will turn 23 in two days, is a fifth-year senior from […]

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Nuggets acquire 46th pick from Blazers and select Ismael Kamagate

The Denver Nuggets were seemingly finished selecting players in the 2022 NBA Draft after selecting two players in the first round. Then, out of nowhere, the Nuggets decided to acquire a second round pick to draft Ismael Kamagate, a center from France. Pick is Ismael Kamagate, per source. https://t.co/cYbu2imssA — Mike Singer (@msinger) June 24, […]

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Denver Nuggets select Peyton Watson with 30th overall pick in 2022 NBA Draft

After promises of being aggressive this offseason, the Denver Nuggets ultimately decided to stick at 30th overall, selecting Peyton Watson of UCLA. Denver is focused on UCLA's Peyton Watson at No. 30, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2022 Watson, a 6’8″ forward with a 7’1″ wingspan, is a 19-year-old from UCLA. […]

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Denver Nuggets select Christian Braun with 21st overall pick in 2022 NBA Draft

After much hemming and hawing about trade packages and making a big splash, the Denver Nuggets ultimately decided to stick at 21st overall, selecting Christian Braun. Denver has Christian Braun at the top of its draft board at No. 21, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 24, 2022 Braun, the 6’7″ wing, is […]

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The best fits in the 2022 NBA Draft for the Denver Nuggets

With the 2022 NBA Draft creeping closer and closer, big boards are being finalized, mock drafts are beginning to crystalize, and the Denver Nuggets are hoping to realize their championship aspirations with some big moves on draft night. The Nuggets have the 21st and 30th picks in the draft this year. Though it’s possible that […]

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Nuggets trade targets to monitor during the 2022 off-season

As the Denver Nuggets finalize preparations for the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday, it’s becoming increasingly clear just how important Thursday will be. With two first round draft picks and defensive questions to address, the Nuggets are expected to be active in trade discussions. There have already been rumors about Denver’s interest in trading up […]

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Thursday’s 2022 NBA Draft will be Nuggets championship inflection point

For the Denver Nuggets, the clock is officially ticking on the 2022-23 “title or bust” season. After a first round loss to the now NBA champion Golden State Warriors, head coach Michael Malone, general manager and new lead decision maker Calvin Booth, and governor Josh Kroenke have each laid down the gauntlet in their own […]

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Five centers Nuggets fans should know in the 2022 NBA Draft

In the final 2022 NBA Draft player preview article of the pre-draft season here at Mile High Sports, it’s time to take a look at some big man prospects. While the Denver Nuggets have a pretty decent starting center in Nikola Jokić, the backup situation is still a question mark. Mid-season signing DeMarcus Cousins is […]

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