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Afflalo, Faried lead Nuggets past Pelicans, 117-97

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-97 on Friday night. Danilo Gallinari had 17 points and JaVale McGee 14 for the Nuggets, who have won four of their last five after starting the season 1-6. They took two of three on the road last weekend and have won two straight at...
Via AP on Fox
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets have become a laughingstock

The Denver Nuggets hired Brian Shaw, the highly sought-after coaching candidate who was an assistant with the Lakers under Phil Jackson, to his first head-coaching job in the NBA last summer with high hopes. At the time, Denver was a team brimming with potential and young, explosive player after another. The roster composition is still basically the same as it was when Shaw signed...
Via Crossover Chronicles
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets starting to turn a corner

The mood in the Denver Nuggets locker room following their 107-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday was far from jubilant – the Nuggets are all too aware of the hole they’ve dug themselves in what’s sure to be another knock-down, drag-out Western Conference – but there was, maybe for the first time since before the season started, a sense of cautious optimism...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Team effort propels Nuggets to win

Denver 107, Oklahoma City 100 When: 9:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #62 Dedric Taylor, #23 Jason Phillips, #26 Pat Fraher Attendance: 14140 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 107, Thunder 100: Wilson Chandler scored 21 points to help host Denver win for the third time in four games since a six-game losing streak. Ty Lawson had 15...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: any chance of success this season rests on Lawson’s shoulders

Ever since Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups were traded to the New York Knicks in February of 2011, the Denver Nuggets have not only lacked a go-to offensive weapon in crucial situations, but a team leader as well. The Nuggets have had a variety of candidates who at some point while dawning the powder blue and gold, have looked the part to take over these roles, including Nene...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rumors: Kenneth Faried 'isn't well liked' in locker room

There's turmoil in the Denver Nuggets organization from the hardwood up to the front office. In a rumor originally from ESPN, it seems forward Kenneth Faried "isn't well liked in the (Nuggets) locker room". Image by Howcheng via Wikimedia CommonsFaried is currently in his fourth season with the Nuggets averaging 11.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists, coming off a summer where...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Shock LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Denver Nuggets might be turning the page.It hasn’t been a good start to the 2014-15 season for them. So far, the stumbling squad has...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Nuggets Behind the Box Score: One Step Back

Denver Nuggets (3-7) 106 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-4) 97 [Box Score] What a dull game. The Cavaliers felt like they were sleepwalking through most of this game. The offense was stagnant and lethargic, and when they got good looks, they were missing the shots. The defense is still atrocious, as the Cavaliers let Denver keep them off balance all night long. And unlike the Cavs, the Nuggets...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawson, Afflalo lead Nuggets past Cavaliers 106-97

CLEVELAND (AP) Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night. Denver took the lead for good early in the third quarter and was up by as many as 14 points midway through the fourth. LeBron James, who missed the morning shootaround because of a cold, led Cleveland with 22...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried isn’t ‘ Well Liked’ Within Organization

The Denver Nuggets are off to a disappointing 2-7 start and it doesn’t look like it’ll get better anytime soon. In the off-season, Kenneth Faried received a 4-year, $50 million extension, but the organization wasn’t too thrilled about giving him that contract.  Several sources around the league insist the Nuggets’ hand was forced with regard to Faried. After the signing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl Remains Interested In Coaching, Monitoring Nuggets' Situation

George Karl still wants to coach and is "paying close attention" to the Denver Nuggets' struggles, according to one of his former assistants. Karl was the NBA Coach of the Year in 12-13, but was fired before entering the final season of his contract after the Nuggets' first round elimination by the Golden State Warriors. Karl has since been on ESPN as a studio analyst.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo must pick up scoring slack

The Denver Nuggets aren’t sure who their leading scorer is going to be from night to night. Already this season Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee, Randy Foye, and Arron Afflalo have all taken a turn. That kind of flexibility hasn’t translated into wins so far this season. The Nuggets are hoping to turn that unpredictability into a strength, but if the team is going to turn...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA top plays: LeBron swats and slams, Harris brings down the house

              Denver Nuggets rookie Gary Harris took the court for the first time this season and it didn’t take long for the shooting guard to make his name known. With Denver leading the Indiana Pacers 94-70 in the fourth quarter Friday night, Harris took it to the hoop, and elevated over the defender for his first poster jam. Watch below to see...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gary Harris' mom misses son's first NBA dunk

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris saw his first action of the season in Friday night's blowout win over Indiana and scored 13 points, highlighted by a monster one-handed slam dunk in the fourth quarter. Harris' mom, WNBA great Joy Holmes-Harris, was in the crowd. What did she have to say about it? Well, she was stunned...because she missed Gary's dunk.Fortunately for...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rumors: Brian Shaw on the hot seat?

The Denver Nuggets are coming off of a playoff season and figured to be a playoff contender once again. They have stumbled out of the gate and find themselves sitting at 2-6, after beating the injury-riddled Indiana Pacers on Friday. If the Nuggets continue to struggle, the guy that may end up paying the consequences will be, coach Brian Shaw. Image by Karl Gehring, via The Denver...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawson's 11 points, 10 assists help Nuggets rout Pacers

  Ty Lawson had 11 points and 10 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers 108-87 on Friday night for their first road win of the season. Denver had seven players score in double figures in just its second victory of the season. Aaron Afflalo scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half, and rookie Gary Harris and Wilson Chandler each finished with 13 points. The Nuggets...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Randy Foye questionable for game against Indiana

The Denver Nuggets head into tonight's game against the Indiana Pacers coming off a 130-113 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. At 1-6, the Nuggets are last in the Southwest Divison. The Nuggets were lead by Ty Lawson, who scored 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the floor, to go along with six assists. On the injury front, backup shooting guard Randy Foye is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Early season woes are players fault

One thing I keep hearing fans of the Denver Nuggets asking and/or suggesting is why did the Nuggets fire George Karl and would he come back to them? Acting as if George Karl was this amazing Phil Jackson like coach that the Nuggets should be ashamed of themselves for letting go. Let me tell you now Denver, Phil Jackson himself can’t turn this Nuggets team around. In sports, most...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Mining for Gold or What’s Left

The Denver Nuggets have started the year 1-5. The last time the franchise started 1-5 was during the 1998-1999 season where they ended up winning only 14 games. The Nuggets have made the playoffs in 10 out of 11 years (missed last season). I cannot speak for the Nuggets organization but it is easy to infer that the Nuggets are not off to the start they expected. After acquiring...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: the worst team in the NBA?

While watching the Denver Nuggets fight and scrape their way through injuries to a 36-46 record last season, I couldn’t help but think that greener pastures surely must lie ahead for the Nuggets once they became fully healthy for the 2014-15 season. Despite major injuries that ended both JaVale McGee and Danilo Gallinari’s seasons, as well as lingering injuries to Ty Lawson and...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets throw shade at the Cavs on Twitter

Everyone knows about Cleveland’s “big three” of LeBron James, Kevin Love, and Kyrie Irving. Needless to say, people are going to have some fun with that silliness, and the Denver Nuggets are no exception. Check out this tweets promoting Friday night’s game with the Cavs that don’t mention any of those three players. The #Nuggets hit the practice court today in preparation...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets Troll Of The Cavaliers On Twitter Was Hilarious

The #Nuggets hit the practice court today in preparation for tomorrow night's game against Shawn Marion and the Cavs. pic.twitter.com/DeD1wRqHV0 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tomorrow night: your #Nuggets host Anderson Varejão's Cavs. Will you be there!? pic.twitter.com/GAyy6WHWR6 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tristan Thompson...
Via No Coast Bias
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Updates: JaVale McGee far from return, other Nuggets much closer

The Denver Nuggets have struggled to a 1-3 start this preseason following a season in which they won 36 games, fourth in the Northwest Division. The main problem for the Nuggets last season was a defense which allowed 106.2 points per game. One issue was the absence of center JaVale McGee, who missed all but five games last year due to a stress fracture in his left tibia. It appears...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov stuffed by rim on slam dunk fail (Video / GIF)

Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov was stuffed by the rim as he missed a wide-open slam dunk attempt during Monday night's NBA preseason game against the L.A. Lakers.The basket was set up perfectly by teammate Ty Lawson, but Mosgov couldn't get high enough to throw it down through the hoop. That's pretty amazing when you think about it, considering Mosgov stands 7...
Via Holdout Sports
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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