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As the seconds wound down on the Nuggets’ victory over the Clippers on Tuesday, Andre Miller plopped down into one of the cushioned seats on the Denver Nuggets’ bench, took a deep breath and began to untie his shoes. He looked a little like a factory laborer or a construction worker huffing down in his easy chair at the end of a long day, unlacing his boots to ease the pressure on his tired feet.
Miller’s hard day of work was much more lucrative, of course, but in his 14th NBA season his approach is just as workmanlike. On a Nuggets team stacked with promising talent, the veteran point guard is the one player coach George Karl can count on to give the team what it needs, night after night. Trade rumblings have invoked Miller’s name in recent weeks, but the surgical way in which the 36-year-old Utah product sliced up the rolling Clippers underscored how vital he is to a team that still harbors hopes of traveling deep into the playoffs.
Well before Miller finished with 12 points and 1...
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Andre Miller scored the 15,000th point of his NBA career on a mid-range jumper in the first quarter against Minnesota, becoming the eighth player to score that many and dish out at least 7,500 assists.
Oscar Robertson, Gary Payton, John Stockton, Isiah Thomas, Magic Johnson, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash also have accomplished the feat.
In typical Miller fashion, the 36-year-old downplayed...
Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee hit his first career 3-point shot at the buzzer to end the third quarter during Tuesday night's 92-78 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
McGee hit a 27-foot 3-pointer and then pretended to mix something up and taste it with his fingers, a celebration move referred to by game commentators as "finger-lickin' good".
JaVale McGee is hilarious in every possible way, therefore we need to celebrate when he does things correctly. Enjoy JaVale’s first three pointer of his career. You have to love the reaction of JaVale’s teammates and the Denver home crowd. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Not only did the Denver Nuggets snap the Los Angles Clippers’ 17-game win streak, but to add insult to injury Nuggets center Javale McGee hit his first career three pointer of his career during the game.With 1.3 seconds remaining in the third quarter, the Clippers left McGee wide open off the inbounds pass. Without hesitation and showing off a pretty smooth release, McGee was...
It was a momentous occasion in more ways than one at the Pepsi Center on Tuesday night.The Denver Nuggets put an end to the Los Angeles Clippers' 17-game winning streak after dismantling the visitors, 92-78. And as if that wasn't reason enough to celebrate, Nuggets forward JaVale McGee connected for his first made 3-pointer of his career, as well.The majestic shot came as...
The Nuggets knocked the Clippers off their 17 game winning streak on New Year’s Day. The Clippers looked a bit sluggish and the Nuggets protected their record as the best home team in the NBA moving to an 11-1 record. The Cherry on the Nuggets sundae, JaVale McGee hit his first three pointer, EVER. So [...]
Javale McGee tends to be a guy that makes himself look stupid on the basketball court. Like this time when he fell down and threw the ball into the crowd. Last night he did it again. He knocked down a three pointer at the buzzer and celebrated like he won the NBA title. Just a little overboard for a random shot in a 16 point game. Well, in his defense, it was the first three...
In another classic edition of "That's So JaVale", Nuggets center JaVale McGee hit a buzzer-beating three pointer against the Los Angeles Clippers for his first made three of the season.After hitting the shot, McGee celebrated the accomplishment by pretending to mix a food item and then licking his fingers after he tasted it:
JaVale McGee rarely fails to entertain, whether he’s throwing down monster dunks, missing them or finding other ways to make mischief on a basketball court.
Off the court, he’s just as entertaining, and is taking his fashion cues from Hollywood, apparently.
The Nuggets center posted a picture of his shoes on Instagram recently, and written on the sneaks is the tagline from Quentin...
As the Denver Nuggets stopped the Los Angeles Clippers 17 game winning streak on New Year’s Day. One player in particular had some fun along the way. JaVale McGee stepped out past the three-point line for the final shot in the third quarter and drained the first ever trey in his [...]
DENVER -- Lob City moved to Colorado for a night, but it was the Denver Nuggets taking over the role as the high-flying team. The Los Angeles Clippers, for one game, brought brick city, and it resulted in their first loss in 36 days. Danilo Gallinari scored 17 points, Andre Miller had 12 points and 12 assists in his first start of the season, and the Nuggets ended the Clippers...
By earning an impressive win despite the absence of their starting point guard, the Denver Nuggets continued to show why they're one of the best home teams in the NBA. A visit from the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves doesn't appear likely to change their status.
The Nuggets seek a ninth straight win at the Pepsi Center on Thursday night when they face the Timberwolves, who...
DENVER (AP) -- Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has left Minnesota's game against the Denver Nuggets after spraining a finger on his right hand in the third quarter.
His return Thursday night was questionable.
Love was sliding past a Nuggets player in the lane when he suddenly clutched at his hand and headed into the training room. Love had 12 points and 17 rebounds before departing...
Where does Andre Miller rank among NBA point guards all time? Well, his coach says maybe top five. For real.
(As one fan, @Alf954, tweeted when told of the proclamation: “Alphabetically by first name?”)
“I’m taking about a true point guard,” Nuggets coach George Karl said, “who plays the game the way a point guard should play, not (necessarily) with the 3-ball and the...
Slam! I shut my truck door with an adequate feeling of uneasiness as my tickets were scanned and Fred — I call him Fred, anyways — ask “Hey, Smiles, are the Nuggets going to win tonight?” I have this scowl on my face, but it instantaneously turns into a grin, and I give Fred my [...]The post Denver Nuggets End Los Angeles Clippers 17-Game Winning Streak appeared first on The NBA Mistress.