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Mo Williams    G  Nuggets

 

 

Mo Williams is working towards making an NBA comeback. After being waived on Jan. 24, Williams didn't get picked up and didn't play at all in the 2016-17 season. Williams is going to turn 35 later this year and his 8.2 points per game in 2015-16 is his lowest average since his rookie year way back in 2003-04.

Jamal Murray    G  Nuggets

 

 

Murray (groin) is not expected to take part in Summer League, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.

RotoWire

Jun 27 - 6:06 PM

Jamal Murray    G  Nuggets

 

 

Jamal Murray played 2-on-2 on Tuesday for the first time since undergoing groin surgery back in April. "He’s close. He thinks he’s ready to go right now," Connelly said. "Jamal is champing at the bit to play. He played two-on-two [Tuesday] morning, so his progression is coming along and he’s approaching rehab with the same aggression as he approaches play on the court. So I’m not surprised. He’s also huge right now. He’s put on good weight." Murray isn't expected to play at summer league, but he should be 100 percent by training camp. He could start at point for the Nuggets next season, so Murray could be in for a breakout Year-2 in Denver.

Denver Post

Jun 27 - 6:03 PM

Vlatko Cancar    F  Nuggets

 

 

Nuggets second-round pick Vlatko Cancar will play "a couple of seasons" overseas before coming to the NBA, according to Denver reporter Chris Dempsey. As with many players selected late in the second round, Cancar will be stashed overseas. This benefits both parties. Cancar will have plenty of time to develop his body and his game, while the Nuggets don't have to worry about him taking up a valuable roster spot.

Chris Dempsey on Twitter

Jun 27 - 10:23 AM

Jamal Murray    G  Nuggets

 

 

The Nuggets "drew a line" on trade talks when other teams asked for Jamal Murray, according to ESPN's Zach Lowe. The Nuggets really like Murray and they absolutely should. It showed last spring when they pushed him into the starting unit despite little experience and not even playing much point guard earlier in his career. Murray gave us a glimpse of what could be next based on his April averages of 15.1 points, 3.6 boards, 5.0 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.4 blocks and 1.6 treys. Once the early-round PGs are gone in drafts, you'll have a tough time finding a guard with higher upside than Murray. He's one of our favorite targets and we're expecting his ADP to rise as we get closer to the season.

ESPN.com

Jun 24 - 2:32 PM

Trey Lyles    F  Nuggets

 

 

President Tim Connelly said he sees Trey Lyles as a player that can be a significant part of the rotation. The Nuggets did overpay a little on Thursday night with the No. 24 pick and Lyles for the 13th pick, so they must really like his skillset as a stretch four. Lyles had one of the most disappointing seasons last year, turning in a woeful 46.4 true shooting percentage while not making an impact on defense in his 16.3 minutes per game. The Nuggets have some question marks heading into free agency with Danilo Gallinari on the market, so that will be a key factor for Lyles' playing time.

Monte Morris    G  Nuggets

 

 

The Nuggets drafted Iowa State point guard Monte Morris with the 51st pick in the NBA Draft. Jameer Nelson is old as dirt, Jamal Murray is coming on and Emmanuel Mudiay may not be cut out to be a starting NBA point guard. Morris will simply be hoping to be on the Nuggets' roster on opening night, but he can play and it would be surprising to see him not make an NBA team this season. He's one of Iowa State's best point guards in history.

Jun 23 - 12:00 AM

Vlatko Cancar    F  Nuggets

 

 

Denver used the No. 49 pick to take Slovenian F Vlatko Cancar. Cancar is a combo forward who has posted modest stats overseas for Mega Leks. He boasts a 7'0" wingspan and pairs a strong shooting mechanics. He's not a very physical player and he struggles against physical defenders, while tending to shy away from contact in the paint. It's unclear when he might be brought over to join the Nuggets.

Jun 22 - 11:57 PM

Tyler Lydon    F  Nuggets

 

 

The Denver Nuggets have selected F Tyler Lydon with the 24th selection in the 2017 NBA Draft. Denver traded the No. 13 overall pick in exchange for Trey Lyles and No. 24. In two years at Syracuse, Lydon built his résumé as a stretch four with a 47.5 field goal percentage, connected at a 39.8 percent clip from deep, and hit 80.9 percent of his free throws. Lydon also checks out with NBA size at 6’10" and 225 pounds, and additionally, the big man boasts an impressive seven-foot wingspan. He doesn’t have a post game yet and he’s not an imposing presence in the paint in most facets, so he’ll need to add some strength before he can get minutes in the league. It's worth noting that the Nuggets have a looming decision to make on restricted free agent Mason Plumlee.

Jun 22 - 10:14 PM

Trey Lyles    F  Nuggets

 

 

The Jazz will send Trey Lyles and the No. 24 pick to Denver for the 13th pick. The Jazz said they wanted to trade up for a shooter, so they went for it here to get Donovan Mitchell. As for Lyles, he had a big-time disappointing 2016-17 season even with the injuries to Derrick Favors. This is a great move for him as he goes from one of the slowest offenses to one of the best. He still has some work to do to get back in fantasy owners' good graces.
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Pos Name
Bonsu-C Pops Mensah    
C JaVale McGee    
C Jusuf Nurkic    
C George Karl    
F Jerrelle Benimon    
F Pops Mensah-Bonsu    
F Jerelle Benimon    
F JJ Hickson    
F Petr Cornelie    
F Juancho Hernangomez    
F Torrey Craig    
F Danilo Gallinari    
F Jan Vesely    
F Jerrell Benimon    
F Quincy Miller    
F Joe Alexander    
F Vlatko Cancar    
F Kenneth Faried    
F/C J.J. Hickson    
F/C Oleksiy Pecherov    
F/C Darrell Arthur    
G Monte Morris    
G Nate Robinson    
G Matt Janning    
G Gary Harris    
G Ty Lawson    
G Nikola Radicevic    
G Erick Green    
G Brian Shaw    
G Randy Foye    
G/F Wilson Chandler    
G/F Rudy Fernandez    
SG Devin Sweetney