|Team Ranking||PTS/G||OPP PTS/G|
|Northwest Division||101.9 (4th)||105.0 (4th)|
Wed Mar 23
|W 104 - 103||PHI|
Fri Mar 25
|W 116 - 105||at LAL|
Sun Mar 27
|L 105 - 90||at LAC|
Mon Mar 28
|L 97 - 88||DAL|
Wed Mar 30
|W 109 - 105||at MEM|
Thu Mar 31
|L 101 - 95||at NO|
Sat Apr 2
|L 115 - 106||SAC|
Tue Apr 5
|L 124 - 102||OKC|
Fri Apr 8
|W 102 - 98||SA|
Sun Apr 10
|L 100 - 84||UTA|
Wed Apr 13
|L 107 - 99||at POR|
Hernangomez will play for the Nuggets during the 2016-17 season, Spanish magazine Gigantes del Basket reports.
It wasn't certain if Hernangomez would immediately join the Nuggets following his selection with the 15th overall pick in June's draft, but he'll turn down lucrative offers from several European clubs in order to start his NBA career. Though the rookie is coming off a strong summer league showing during which he averaged 10.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 26.8 minutes per game while shooting 54.5 percent from the floor, he'll be hard pressed to see time in deep Nuggets rotation. At the very least, Hernangomez will find himself behind Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur on the depth chart at power forward when training camp commences in the fall.
Murray signed his rookie contract with the Nuggets on Tuesday, BSN Denver's Harrison Wind reports.
He's the second of the Nuggets' three first-round picks to sign, leaving Juan Hernangomez as the lone holdout. Murray, the seventh overall pick in June's draft, just wrapped up a productive Las Vegas Summer League in which he averaged 19.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. With the Nuggets reiterating that Gary Harris is their starting shooting guard alongside second-year point guard Emmanuel Mudiay, Murray figures to serve as the Nuggets' first guard off the bench during his rookie season.
Murray averaged 19.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists in five Las Vegas Summer League contests.
Murray got off to a sluggish start, scoring just 10 points on 7-of-23 shooting through his first two games, but he put up 29, 20 and 29 points over his final three contests, respectively. The Kentucky product shot a respectable 42.5 percent from the floor but knocked down only 27.6 percent of his threes, a number that's sure to rise as he gains confidence at the pro level. For a non-playoff team, the Nuggets enter 2016-17 with considerable depth, but Murray figures to find his way into consistent minutes at both backcourt spots.
Miller heads back to Denver after making 47 appearances for the Nuggets over the 2015-16 season, averaging just 7.9 minutes per game. The 36-year-old will have a very similar role during the coming two years as he likely adds most of his value as a mentor to one of the youngest teams in the league.
Beasley officially signed his rookie contract with the Nuggets last week, Malika Andrews of the Denver Post reports.
Beasley, who was selected with the 19th overall pick in June's draft, missed the entire Las Vegas Summer League while recovering from surgery to address a stress fracture in his right leg. The Nuggets expect him to be at full strength for training camp in the fall, when he'll compete for a depth role in a crowded backcourt. He's not expected to be a major contributor as a rookie.
|2015-16 Team Leaders|
|PPG||Will Barton , SF||14.4|
|RPG||Kenneth Faried , PF||8.7|
|APG||Emmanuel Mudiay , PG||5.5|
|FG%||Kenneth Faried , PF||55.8|
|FT%||Danilo Gallinari , SF||86.8|
|3P%||Danilo Gallinari , SF||36.4|
|BLOCKS||Kenneth Faried , PF||60|
|STEALS||Gary Harris , SG||97|
|MPG||Gary Harris , SG||32.1|
|Full Team Statistics|
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