The latest news and notes around the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night:
- The Denver Post's Benjamin Hochman praises Kenneth Faried, touting him as one of the best value selections in last year's draft.
- Hochman also notes that the Nuggets expect to bring back restricted free-agent center JaVale McGee.
- Fox Sports Florida's Chris Tomasson tweets that Lakers guard Steve Blake wanted to re-sign with the Nuggets after the 2007 season. However, Denver was not willing to pay him the $4.25MM annually that Portland was. The Nuggets instead signed Chucky Atkins.