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I was hopeful, even on the second leg of a back-to-back, that the Denver Nuggets would be able to edge a win in Utah, but unfortunately a combination visible (read: bad) officiating, missed free throws, an ejection, poor decision-making, and the stomach flu propelled Utah to a 105-103 win over Denver. I’m going to get [...]The post Case of the Missed Free Throws; Utah Jazz Skirt Denver Nuggets appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Looking for the customary JaVale McGee highlight of the night? You have found it!Watch as McGee catches this alley-oop from Andre Igoudala and somehow guides the ball into the rim over Enes Kanter:

The Denver Nuggets Really Suck At Free Throws

Outside of dribbling, passing, and layups, there is one staple every professional basketball player should know how to execute well and consistently. That is free throws, but unfortunately, the Denver Nuggets are lacking in that department. To be crass, the Nuggets SUCK at free throw shooting. They are DEAD last in the league from the [...]The post The Denver Nuggets Really Suck...

NBA Game Preview: Nuggets vs Jazz

The Denver Nuggets (8-6) will look for their fifth-straight victory tonight against the Utah Jazz (7-7), who are currently undefeated at home.  Utah is coming off a disappointing loss in Sacramento on Saturday while Denver blew out New Orleans on Sunday. Denver beat Utah 104-84 on November 9. Can Utah remain undefeated at home? AccuScore projections seem to think so. After 10,000...

Jazz wins sixth straight at home

SALT LAKE CITY -- After pulling a no-show in the first half, the Utah Jazz's defense arrived in time to help them stay perfect at home. Backup power forward Derrick Favors hit three clutch free throws down the stretch, and center Al Jefferson scored 28 points as the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Denver Nuggets 105-103 Monday night at EnergySolutions Arena. But it was Utah...

Morales: Denver Nuggets’ fast second-half starts lead to a four game winning streak

One thing about fast food, it may not be the healthiest thing in the world to eat. But it’s quick, it’s easy and it usually gets the job done. The same can be said for the Denver Nuggets recent pattern of second-half explosions. They may not be as dependable as a full 48 minute effort, [...]The post Morales: Denver Nuggets’ fast second-half starts lead to a four game winning...

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Back on Tuesday, we featured a video of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love scoring on a lucky fadeaway jump shot. Earlier tonight, Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors somehow tipped in a bad pass from Earl Watson against the New Orleans Hornets for a bucket:

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Jazz 96, Hornets 84

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Hornets surge late, can't overcome Jazz

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The Denver Nuggets put together four straight wins before coming up short their last time out. Another matchup against the Golden State Warriors could help them get back on track. Having already seen each other twice this season, the visiting Nuggets try to continue their recent dominance of the Warriors as the teams square off Thursday night. Denver (8-7) found itself on the...

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