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Denver Nuggets: George Karl For Coach Of The Year
George Karl of the Denver Nuggets has been the NBA’s best coach in the NBA this year deserves to win Coach of the Year. He has led the Nuggets to the third best record in the Western Conference and fourth best in the NBA, despite not one All Star on the team, or a player even averaging 17 points per game. He shuffled a 9 man lineup and gave every player a role that they stuck to.
Having a team with no superstar, it is hard to win as often as they did, but with his 9 man lineup he had different players step up on a nightly basis. Most players in the NBA would have a problem with uneven roles and minutes, but there were few complaints from those players, who sometimes received 30 minutes and sometimes received 10. They were ready when called upon and played their roles to perfection.
He had an NBA best 9 players average at least 18 minutes and also an NBA 9 players average at least 8 points per game. His offense ranks 2nd in the NBA in...
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The Denver Nuggets are guaranteed to enjoy home court advantage throughout the first round of the NBA playoffs.
Ty Lawson sank the game winner against the Milwaukee Bucks to get it done 112-111.
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MILWAUKEE -- George Karl has been back in Milwaukee many times since he last coached the Bucks in 2003.
But that didn't stop the veteran coach from reflecting again on his time sitting on the home bench at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Bucks made the playoffs in four of Karl's five seasons as their coach, including winning a Central Division title and making the Eastern...
The Denver Nuggets and Kenneth Faried received good news yesterday, when an MRI determined that he had suffered a sprained ankle and not something more serious. As a result, Faried is expected to be sidelined for two games, the team has announced.#Nuggets F @kennethfaried35 had MRI today on left ankle. No fracture. Sprain of anterior talofibular ligament. Will miss next 2 games...
Another Denver Nuggets starter suffered what appeared to be a significant injury last night, as Kenneth Faried rolled his ankle and had to be carried off the court by two of his teammates.Faried sustained his injury early in last night’s contest against the Portland Trail Blazers. He was heading to the basket, but he stepped on the foot of Will Barton in the process. After rolling...
The Nuggets will be without Kenneth Faried for their final two games after an MRI revealed a sprain of the anterior talofibular ligament, but the second-year forward, who suffered the injury during Sunday’s game against the Blazers, is set on returning for the playoffs in less than a week.
According to Denver Nuggets:
Within two hours of spraining his left ankle Sunday, Denver...
Although he continues to sit on the bench, Timofey Mozgov hasn't lost his workout habits lifting weights, running on a treadmill and working on low-post moves every day.
The Denver Nuggets secured the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs by routing the Phoenix Suns 118-98 on Wednesday night behind 21 points from Wilson Chandler and 20 from Andre Iguodala.
Their opponent in the first round wasn't determined until the late games on the West Coast wrapped up.
All they knew for sure after the buzzer was that they'll start the playoffs...
Ty Lawson scored 26 points, including a jumper in the lane with 9.3 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets clinched home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 112-111 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.
Wilson Chandler added 21 points for the Nuggets, who can secure the No. 3 seed in the West with one more victory or two losses by the Los Angeles...
Monday night’s Bucks-Nuggets game had quite the crazy finish. Monta Ellis completed a clutch 4-point play with 14.2 seconds remaining, hitting a three and getting the foul to put the Bucks up 1, but Ty Lawson countered with a stepback game winner, picking up right where he left off in his second game back from a heel injury. The Nuggets’ 112-110 victory clinched them home court...
Three weeks ago, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl marveled at his team's depth, suggesting, ''we can even sustain injuries and be OK.''
The Nuggets have been testing that theory ever since.
First, point guard Ty Lawson went down with a painful right heel injury. Then, forward Danilo Gallinari was lost for the season with a torn left ACL, and on Sunday top rebounder...