Found January 30, 2013 on The NBA Passionista:
PLAYERS: Andre Iguodala
TEAMS: Denver Nuggets
The 28-18 Denver Nuggets had a bevy of expectations placed on their strong shoulders in the off-season; after all, they were able to trade for Andre Iguodala and things were expected to magically cohere together. Fast forward to the first 20 games, Denver was the picture child of basketball purgatory. They had the talent, skill-set, [...]The post Denver Nuggets: From Basketball Purgatory To Praiseworthy Basketball appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

JaVale McGee’s Bench Reactions Are….So JaVale McGee (GIF)

JaVale McGee of the Denver Nuggets has been sidelined for a few games due to an injury, but that doesn’t matter, because he is still an outstanding teammate without even stepping foot onto the court. He rarely complains, he supports his teammates, and he’s the Nuggets’ biggest cheerleader, just use this GIF from Wednesday night’s [...]The post JaVale McGee’s Bench Reactions...

Andre Iguodala’s Trash Talk

Andre Iguodala is a soft-spoken, undervalued NBA player; he was underappreciated as part of the Philadelphia 76ers and is extremely undervalued as a Denver Nugget. Some things never change, but what also hasn’t changed? His ability to be considered an elite wing defender which made the fact Paul George, in Monday’s Pacers-Nuggets game, decided to [...]The post Andre Iguodala’s...

NBA acknowledges incorrect calls in 2 recent games

The NBA has acknowledged a pair of costly incorrect calls from the final seconds of recent games. The league says video replay showed that Denver's Andre Iguodala reached in and fouled Indiana's Paul George with the score tied at 101 and 2.2 seconds left Sunday. Iguodala was credited with a steal and the Nuggets won the game. The league also says a charging foul called...

Last-second foul shot gives Nuggets a win over Pacers

DENVER -- Andre Iguodala doesn't embrace birthdays, but even he had to be happy with the gift he got on his 29th. Redemption. After missing four consecutive free throws that could have clinched the game for the Denver Nuggets, he found himself back at the line with the game tied and 0.4 seconds left. The birthday boy calmly sank the first one before intentionally missing...

Late defense keys Nuggets' fifth straight win

DENVER -- In a game in which they gave up 110 points, it was the Denver Nuggets' defense that was the difference. The Nuggets allowed Houston to shoot better than 50 percent for three quarters before clamping down in the fourth. Once their defense got going, the offense took over in a 118-110 win Wednesday night. Danilo Gallinari scored 27 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 and...

Nuggets 118, Rockets 110

Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 27 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rockets 118-110 Wednesday night. Andre Iguodala had 15 points for the Nuggets, who have won five straight and beat Houston for the third time this season. Jeremy Lin scored 22 points to lead the Rockets and James Harden and Chandler Parsons added...

Hornets-Nuggets Preview

Playing at an especially high level at home, the Denver Nuggets enjoyed one of the most successful months in franchise history. The New Orleans Hornets appeared to be having a breakthrough month before struggling the second half of January. The Nuggets will try to carry their momentum into February and win for the 12th time in 14 games Friday night when they host the Hornets, who...

Pacers get robbed by refs in Denver, lose by 1

This is the kind of game that gets gives ammunition to the theory that some NBA refs are dirty. The Indiana Pacers had just come all the way back from a 14-point fourth quarter deficit to tie the game at 101 apiece with the Denver Nuggets. Paul George has the ball on what was supposed to be the final possession of the game. He drives against Andre Iguodala , who makes all sorts...
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