Tim Connelly said he was flattered to be interviewed by his hometown Wizards, but he chose to remain with the Nuggets because he feels the team is still trending up.
Tim Connelly, the Nuggets' president of basketball operations, has turned down an offer to run the Wizards' front office, league sources told ESPN.
The Nuggets will allow president Tim Connelly, who was among the top candidates for Executive of the Year, to meet with the Wizards for their president of basketball operations job, sources told ESPN.
Despite finishing with 29 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks, Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic shouldered the blame for his team's Game 7 loss to the Trail Blazers, citing his missed shots down the stretch.
Doing almost all of his damage from inside the 3-point line, Portland's CJ McCollum buried the Denver Nuggets on their home floor in Game 7.
Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn't think much of the minor skirmish between his team and the Trail Blazers in Game 6, calling the incident indicative of playoff basketball.
The Cavaliers are close to finishing their first round of candidate interviews for the franchise's head-coaching job after meeting with assistant coaches from the Nuggets and Trail Blazers.
There will be no suspensions or fines stemming from a fourth-quarter skirmish between the Nuggets and the Blazers in Game 6.
Lillard Time came early, with the Trail Blazers All-Star scoring 17 third-quarter points to ensure the Nuggets would never lead in the final period.
Blazers guard Seth Curry labeled the Nuggets "front-runners" after a fourth-quarter skirmish in which he appeared to be poked in the eye by Will Barton in Thursday's Game 6.
Now facing elimination after a disappointing Game 5 loss to the Nuggets, Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard said he was still waiting for his team to play its best basketball -- and that "we don't really have a choice."
From Dame and CJ to the Joker and Jamal, we have everything to watch in the deadlocked Portland-Denver series.
The challenge of containing Damian Lillard is a steep one, but Jamal Murray and the Nuggets have accepted it, and they tied their series with the Trail Blazers 2-2.
Portland looks to take control of the series following its marathon victory Friday.
Game 3 felt more like Game 3a and 3b between the Trail Blazers and Nuggets, and it took Rodney Hood's fresh legs to end the epic in Portland's favor.