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Archive for July, 2008

Weems not ranked in ESPN Top 50 rookie class

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Tweet David Thorpe of ESPN released a Top 50 NBA 2008-2009 rookie class ranking today and the Nuggets 2nd round 2008 draft pick, Sonny Weems was not listed. The 6-foot-6 Arkansas forward averaged 15 points a game for the Razorbacks before be drafted 39th by the Bulls and then being traded to the Nuggets. Weems […]

Nuggets trade for Renaldo Balkman

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Tweet The Nuggets trade little used guards Bobby Jones and Taurean Green, and a second round 2010 draft pick to the New York Knicks on Monday, for forward Renaldo Balkman. The Nuggets also got some cash, but gave up the peanuts they acquired in the Marcus Camby trade. Other than that last sly remark, you […]

Birdman returns to the nest

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Tweet That’s correct – Chris Andersen, a Nuggets fan-favorite during the 2001-2004 seasons, is returning to the Nuggets via a one-year contract for the league minimum that he signed today. Chris got his start in the NBA with the Nuggets, and used a combination of raw athleticism and hustle on the court to get playing […]

Dan Issel talks Nuggets

Friday, July 18th, 2008

Tweet Earlier this week, I had the fortunate timing of catching two-time Denver Nuggets coach Dan Issel on Denver’s local 104.3 The Fan morning radio show. Here are a few gems that I remember from the rambling conversation and the portion of it I heard on the drive to work: On the 1998 NBA Draft, […]

Farewell to Marcus Camby

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

Tweet Marcus Camby’s six year run as a Denver Nugget came to an end last night with the trade that sent him to the Los Angeles Clippers for a bag of peanuts. As a fan at least, that’s what this deal feels like and amounts to. In actuality, it gets the Nuggets under the salary […]