Nuggets pop culture rewind


With Free Agency and trades at the forefront of current NBA news, there is no shortage of opinions on what the landscape of the NBA will look like for the 2018-2019 season. The Nuggets have made some bold moves as of late, and I’m hopeful that they’re heading in the right direction as a team. With this week’s departure of Wilson Chandler, the Nuggets are slowly offloading pieces of the old roster to make room for the new (and hopefully improved) lineup.

As things develop over the coming weeks I will be compiling my overall off season performance grade, but in the meantime, it’s the weekend.

This week, I thought I’d keep it light hearted and present some interesting, but wholly unimportant facts about the year some of our 2018-2019 Denver Nuggets were born ranking them in order of youngest to oldest.

So, if you’re into pub trivia, read on!

Jarred Vanderbilt

Birthdate: April 3, 1999 Missouri City, TX 19 years old

Most popular song: “Believe” -Cher

Top grossing movie: Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace ($924,317,558.00). May the force be with Vanderbilt this coming season.

Michael Porter Jr

Birthdate: June 29, 1998 Columbia, MO 20 years old

Number 1 fashion trend: Loose pants and tees. Thank goodness we have abandoned the grunge look.

Popular celebrity couple: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston



Jamal Murray

Birthdate: February 23, 1997 Kitchener, Canada 21 years old:

Top selling kids toy: Tamagotchi. Training our children early in the art of digital relationships.

Latest fitness craze: Billy Blanks’ Tae Bo

Trey Lyles

November 5, 1995 Saskatoon, Canada 22 years old

People Magazine’s Sexiest Man: Brad Pitt

Hollywood’s most notable breakup: Courteney Cox & Michael Keaton

Gary Harris

September 14th, 1994 Fishers, IN 23 years old

Other famous people born in 1994: Justin Bieber, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Dakota Fanning

Gary’s astrological sign: Virgo — dependable, practical, honest. Makes sense!

Nikola Jokic

February 19, 1995 Sombor, Serbia 23 years old

Price of a postage stamp: 32 cents

World population: 5,662,000,000

Will Barton

January 6, 1991 Baltimore, MD 27 years old

Most popular television sitcom: Cheers

Most popular basketball show: Air Jordan VI. Timeless.



Mason Plumlee

March 5, 1990 Fort Wayne, IN 28 years old

Most popular NASCAR driver: Dale Earnhardt

Highest paid actor: Mel Gibson

Paul Millsap

February 10, 1985 Monroe, LA 33 years old

Notable historic event: The Titanic was found 370 miles from Newfoundland

Cost of a Super Bowl ad: $525,000

I suspect there are some more moves the Nuggets have up their sleeves, and the final lineup could look entirely different by the time October rolls around. I’ll be keeping a close eye on what the Nuggets do to optimize their position, and hope to not be disappointed.



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