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    DENVER (AP) – The Denver Nuggets have promoted 44-year-old Calvin Booth to general manager. Booth’s promotion from assistant general manager comes three months after former Nuggets GM Arturas Karnisovas left to become the Chicago Bulls’ top decision-maker. Calvin Booth (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images for Sonjja Baram) Booth joined the Nuggets in 2017 after four years in the Minnesota Timberwolves’ front office. Calvin Booth (file photo credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Booth also spent one season as a scout for the New...
    DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have promoted Calvin Booth to general manager. Booth, 44, is in his third season with the Nuggets after being hired as assistant GM in 2017. He succeeds Arturas Karnisovas, who left Denver in April to become the Chicago Bulls’ top decision-maker. Tim Connelly, the team’s president of basketball operations, called Booth “one of the brightest basketball minds in our league,” and added, “We are very fortunate to have him as part of our organization...
    Denver Nuggets Troy Daniels a “Hoop”erstar By: Brittany Sirabella July 7, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesIn his free time, Daniels is seen helping others and giving back to his community in any way he can.  Each year, Daniels hosts a basketball camp in Virginia to help local kids hone their basketball abilities and learn pivotal skills needed for both the game of basketball and life in...
    The Nuggets closed their training headquarters | Doug Pensinger / . The Denver Nuggets closed their training facilities due to recent COVID-19 cases that have affected the organization, ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski reported. The facilities have been closed since last Saturday, as it is undergoing a total cleaning. It is hoped that if all goes well they will be able to open it again in the course of this next weekend. After positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling...
    DENVER (CBS4) — The Denver Nuggets have reportedly closed their practice facility temporarily, after positive tests for the coronavirus. ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted the news Tuesday morning. “After positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling party headed to Orlando, the Denver Nuggets have closed team’s practice facility for several days, sources tell ESPN,” Wojnarowski wrote. The NBA is scheduled to resume play in Orlando today. It’s not clear it was Nuggets players or team staffers who tested positive....
    The Denver Nuggets have temporarily locked down because of coronavirus. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the team’s practice facility was shut down after “positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling party headed to Orlando.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) Wojnarowski added that testing over the next few days will “determine” when stuff can open back up. Star Nikola Jokic is among the positive tests. After positive tests for the coronavirus within the traveling party...
    DENVER (CBS4)– The NBA and the NBAPA announced a finalized plan for the restart of the 2019-2020 season on Friday. The season will resume on July 30 with eight final regular season games that will count as “seeding” games. The Denver Nuggets schedule features three division opponents in the Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trailblazers, and Utah Jazz. Denver will play one back-to-back on Aug. 5 and 6 against the Trailblazers and the Spurs. In the second half seeding games, the Nuggets...
    arl-Anthony Towns of Minnesota, Joel Embiid of Philadelphia, John Collins of Atlanta and Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee — average at least 20 drives and 10 boards this season. On July 30, when the season returns at ESPN’s complex World Wide Sports, the Nuggets will start with a 43-22 record, 1.5 games away from second place, occupied by the Los Angeles Clippers. Denver is also one-and-a-half games ahead of the Utah Jazz in fourth place, in the fight for the...
    arl-Anthony Towns of Minnesota, Joel Embiid of Philadelphia, John Collins of Atlanta and Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee — average at least 20 drives and 10 boards this season. On July 30, when the season returns at ESPN’s complex World Wide Sports, the Nuggets will start with a 43-22 record, 1.5 games away from second place, occupied by the Los Angeles Clippers. Denver is also one-and-a-half games ahead of the Utah Jazz in fourth place, in the fight for the...
    By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer A person with knowledge of the situation says All-Star forward Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his native Serbia. Jokic is expected to be back in Denver long before the team leaves for the Disney complex for the restart of the NBA season next month, said the person who spoke The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither the player nor the...
    A person with knowledge of the situation says All-Star forward Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his native Serbia. Jokic is expected to be back in Denver long before the team leaves for the Disney complex for the restart of the NBA season next month, said the person who spoke The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither the player nor the team acknowledged the positive test publicly....
    NBA star for the Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus and remains in Serbia in quarantine, according to insiders. “Reporting with @WindhorstESPN: Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia and his return to the U.S. is temporarily delayed,” ESPN Senior NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Tuesday.  (RELATED: Here Are The Members Of Congress Self-Quarantining After Meeting Person With Coronavirus At CPAC) “He’s [Jokic’s] been asymptomatic since testing positive last week,” he...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Thousands of people have signed a petition to bring a historically black neighborhood back to its roots. The online petition calls on Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and neighborhood developers to revert RiNo, River North Arts District, back to its original name of Five Points. (credit: CBS) According to the Arts District, RiNo is non-profit arts organization, not a neighborhood. RiNo is within Five Points. The petition to re-normalize the Art District’s name back to Five Points was started...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver has hit a new record for the number of people tested for coronavirus in one day. Positive results are also trending up. People are lining up to get COVID-19 tests after the July 4th holiday weekend. But the City of Denver is now limiting testing at the state’s busiest site. (credit: CBS) It says the lab it has contracted with can’t keep up with processing all the tests. The city hit a new record Tuesday...
    DENVER (CBS4) – The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure in Denver cited drivers parked in street sweeping lanes on Tuesday with one final warning. The agency will start handing out fines on Wednesday, July 8 as the agency began enforcement of that parking policy on July 1. (credit: CBS) “At first I was really confused because I know they haven’t been doing any ticketing recently,” said Clara Davis, a Denver resident who got a citation recently. “Then I open the...
    We are on day six of temperatures above 90 degrees here in Denver. This doesn’t look to end any time in the near future, we could still have about two more weeks of 90 degree or above temperatures. While we stay hot and dry, fire danger stays extremely high as well. Red Flag Warnings will cover almost all of the central mountains and all of western Colorado on Wednesday. We expect very strong wind, low humidity, high heat, and a...
    Muslim woman files discrimination charge after she says a Target Starbucks barista wrote ISIS on her cup 5 Things Likely to Replace Traditional Restaurant Menus Ex-coach Mike Shanahan elected to Broncos Ring of Honor ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former head coach Mike Shanahan has been elected to the Denver Broncos Ring of Honor and will be inducted in 2021 because of COVID-19 precautions. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2007, file photo, Denver Broncos...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — More than a dozen rural Colorado hospitals and primary care facilities applied for federal loans designed to keep staff employed during the coronavirus pandemic, federal data show. The loan approvals came as rural hospitals across the country struggle with dwindling income, higher costs and staff retention, a plight exacerbated by the pandemic, according to the Colorado Hospital Association. The federal Paycheck Protection Program helps smaller businesses stay open and keep...
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Former head coach Mike Shanahan has been elected to the Denver Broncos Ring of Honor and will be inducted in 2021 because of COVID-19 precautions. Shanahan, a two-time Super Bowl winner in Denver, becomes the 34th member of the ring of fame and the third head coach, joining Dan Reeves (2014) and Red Miller (2017). In a statement, Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis called Shanahan “the greatest coach in Denver Broncos history.” Ellis said postponing...
    DENVER (CBS4)– It was a battle for the streets of Denver that started in late May. Protesters marched through the streets, expressing anger over the death of George Floyd, while police used chemical antiperspirants, foam bullets and more to control the crowds. A third day of protesting in downtown Denver was brought to an early end after Mayor Michael Hancock enacted a curfew to prevent more vandalism and violence. Although many demonstrators had left by 8 p.m., hundreds were still...
    DENVER (CBS4)– Denver International Airport is trying to keep its promise of transparency as the Great Hall Project moves forward. On Tuesday, a new dashboard was unveiled at the airport, showing the goals, progress and budget of the project. The dashboard is also available on DIA’s website. Phase One of the Great Hall Project is set to be completed by the end of 2021.
    DENVER (CBS4)– Curbside pickup begins at the Denver Public Library on Tuesday. The pickup is for items that were placed on hold before the coronavirus closure. (credit: CBS) Those library patrons who would like to place a new hold for books will be able to use the curbside pickup starting July 13. Those who place a hold will be notified when the item is ready. Book drops reopened in June so those who still have books that need...
    DENVER (CBS4) — A new study from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), found Denver is the second-most gentrified city in America. According to the study, 27% of Denver’s eligible neighborhoods gentrified between 2013 and 2017. San Francisco took the title of most intensely gentrified city in America, followed by Denver, Boston, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, and New Orleans. See the full list here. The NCRC found there was a “stark racial divide in these communities… with gentrifying neighborhoods overwhelmingly populated by...
    DENVER (CBS4) – With record heat in the forecast, officials from Denver Public Health & Environment’s Denver Animal Protection department are reminding drivers to never leave their pets alone in vehicles. Temperatures inside a car can reach 120 degrees in minutes, even if windows are open. Dogs can suffer heatstroke, organ failure and even death. In the first half of 2020, Denver Animal Protection received approximately 150 emergency calls about dogs being left inside hot cars. Colorado offers legal immunity...
    DENVER (CBS4) – With record heat in the forecast, officials from Denver Public Health & Environment’s Denver Animal Protection department are reminding drivers to never leave their pets alone in vehicles. Temperatures inside a car can reach 120 degrees in minutes, even if windows are open. Dogs can suffer heatstroke, organ failure and even death. In the first half of 2020, Denver Animal Protection received approximately 150 emergency calls about dogs being left inside hot cars. Colorado offers legal immunity...