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Top Peyton Watson News
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Available for Friday
Watson (illness) is available for Friday's game against the Suns.
Watson has played 23.0 minutes over his last two contests, averaging 6.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.5 steals. He could see a similar workload Friday, as Jamal Murray (ankle) and Aaron Gordon (heel) are sidelined again.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Likely to play Friday
Watson (illness) is probable for Friday's game against the Suns.
Watson continues to deal with a non-COVID illness, but he played through the issue Wednesday against Houston and will likely be able to do so again Friday. However, his role will likely depend on whether Aaron Gordon (heel) is cleared to suit up.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Good to go Wednesday
Watson (illness) is available for Wednesday's game versus the Rockets.
Watson has been upgraded from probable to available Wednesday despite dealing with a non-COVID illness. With Aaron Gordon (heel) out, Watson should continue to receive extended playing time.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Expected to play against Houston
Watson (illness) is listed as probable for Wednesday's game versus the Rockets.
Watson has been dealing with a non-COVID illness but has suited up in five straight games. The second-year forward has averaged 3.6 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.0 assists in 15.0 minutes during that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Available to face Clippers
Watson (illness) is available to face the Clippers on Monday.
As his probable tag suggested, Watson will be available for Denver in this game. However, the Nuggets will be depleted since they'll be missing key contributors such as Nikola Jokic (back), Jamal Murray (hamstring) and Aaron Gordon (heel), just to name a few. Watson should see an uptick in his minutes as a result.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Probable for Monday
Watson is probable for Monday's game against the Clippers due to an illness.
Hunter Tyson is also battling an illness, but he's been given a questionable tag and is a little more uncertain than Watson to play. Watson hasn't been able to make a big impact in fantasy leagues lately, averaging 2.8 points and 1.7 rebounds in 12.3 minutes over his last six games.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Set to play Sunday
Watson (illness) is available for Sunday's game against the Spurs, Vinny Benedetto of The Denver Gazette reports.
Although Watson dealt with an illness ahead of Sunday's matchup, he'll be able to suit up against San Antonio. He could see increased run with Aaron Gordon (heel) unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Dealing with illness
Watson (illness) is questionable to play Sunday against San Antonio.
Watson was added to the injury report Sunday afternoon with a non-COVID illness. Aaron Gordon (heel) was downgraded to questionable earlier in the day Sunday, which could limit Denver's defensive versatility if both players are unable to go. Watson is averaging 2.6 points in 10.2 minutes across his last five appearances.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Plays 13 minutes
Watson finished with four points (1-2 FG, 2-2 FT), one rebound, two assists and two blocks over 13 minutes during Monday's 107-103 win over the Pistons.
Watson generated a lot of buzz this offseason, but his workload simply hasn't been there. In eight November games, Watson is seeing 13.2 minutes per contest and averaging 2.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Versatile contributions in win
Watson provided four points (2-3 FG), three rebounds, one assist, two blocks and two steals in 19 minutes during Monday's 134-116 victory over the Pelicans.
Watson's performance Monday is indicative of what Denver needs from him. His ability to step in as a defensive playmaker and energizer off the bench serves a pivotal role in the Nuggets' forward rotation. Watson is a supreme athlete, and his extrapolated production could be comparable to Houston's Tari Eason (leg) if Watson were to ever assume a substantial role.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Lifts bench in blowout victory
Watson registered 17 points (8-11 FG, 1-3 3Pt), four rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 22 minutes during Sunday's 128-95 victory over the Thunder.
Watson led all bench players in scoring while finishing as one of five Nuggets players with a double-digit point total in a blowout win. Watson surpassed double figures for the first time this year and also set season highs in rebounds and minutes played.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Moves to bench
Watson will come off the bench for Thursday's preseason game against the Clippers.
The Nuggets rested their starters Tuesday, but they are all back in action Thursday and will see plenty of minutes, according to coach Michael Malone. Watson had plenty of offseason buzz, but he's been overshadowed by Julian Strawther and Hunter Tyson.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Ready for action Tuesday
Watson (undisclosed) is available and in the starting lineup for Tuesday's preseason game versus the Clippers, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Watson has been upgraded from probable to available Tuesday with an undisclosed injury. He will enter the starting lineup with most of the Nuggets' regulars sitting out.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Probable Tuesday
Watson (undisclosed) is probable for Tuesday's preseason game against the Clippers.
The Nuggets are sitting their entire starting lineup along with several rotation players Tuesday. Watson has averaged 20.3 minutes through three preseason contests, and he could potentially be looking at a big role Tuesday.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Third-year team option exercised
The Nuggets exercised the $2.4 million team option for 2024-25 on Watson's rookie contract Wednesday, Vinny Benedetto of The Denver Gazette reports.
Watson didn't play much as a rookie last season, averaging just 3.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 8.1 minutes per game across 23 appearances. However, the departures of Bruce Brown and Jeff Green this offseason have opened up playing time for Watson and others on Denver's second unit. While Watson isn't guaranteed a major role, the Nuggets' decision to exercise his option suggests they think the forward can contribute over the next two years.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Returns to action
Watson posted 10 points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three rebounds, one steal and one block in 20 minutes during Tuesday's 115-107 preseason win over the Suns.
Watson shined during Summer League action before getting shut down and was solid during Denver's preseason opener. The 2022 first-round pick didn't play much as a rookie, but due to the departures of Bruce Brown and Jeff Green, Watson could carve out a reserve role in the frontcourt this season.... See More ... See Less
Nuggets' Peyton Watson: Shut down for Summer League
Watson won't play for the remainder of the 2023 Summer League, Harrison Wind of TheDNVR.com reports.
Watson doesn't appear to have suffered any injury but won't play Friday. In all likelihood, the Nuggets have simply seen enough from their 2022 first-round pick. With Bruce Brown and Jeff Green gone, Watson could be poised for a bigger role in Denver next season after making just 23 appearances as a rookie in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
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