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Kenneth Faried scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 98-94 preseason win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
The Spurs were without their three stars - Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker - who stayed home rather than make the first stop on the team's three-game trip. They will join the team in Atlanta for a game Thursday.
Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Backup guard Cory Joseph had 13 points.
Randy Foye and J.J.Hickson each added 15 points for the Nuggets, who play Tuesday night in Oklahoma City.
The fans got their first glimpse of new coach Brian Shaw as he takes over after George Karl was fired.
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Kenneth Faried played a huge role last night in the Nuggets win vs the Spurs scoring 22 points and grabbing nine rebounds (Photo Courtesy AP)
The Denver Nuggets play their next preseason game tonight at the Oklahoma City Thunder at 6 PM (MDT).
-Who will start at the power forward? Last night, Kenneth Faried came off the bench for the Nuggets for the first time since his Rookie season...
2013-14 is an important season for Wilson Chandler and the Denver Nuggets (Photo: Chris Humphreys, USA Today Sports)
The Denver Nuggets will be counting on Wilson Chandler this season to be a main contributor on offense and defense. Chandler will be the Nuggets starting small forward while Danilo Gallinari recovers from a knee injury and will be the team’s best perimeter defender...
Just when you thought that NBA players couldn’t get any cooler, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee decided to post an image of his current bed spread.
Apparently, McGee had some light-up bed sheets and well, they are pretty awesome:
JaVale McGee image courtesy of Getty Images
15-year NBA veteran Corey Maggette's last ditch effort at reviving his career is over. The San Antonio Spurs have waived Maggette, along with center Marcus Cousin and guard Myck Kabongo.
Spurs waive Corey Maggette, which he has said would mark the end of his 15-year NBA career.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) October 15, 2013
Maggette averaged 6.5 points...
What happens when you send a San Antonio Spurs intern to Argentina to retrieve Manu Ginobili’s contract? Said intern gets attacked by a bird of course.
Hours before the Spurs’ intern was to fly home from Buenos Aires, team officials said that he was strafed by a bird in a park. As he tidied up at a fountain, his backpack disappeared. Inside were Ginobili’s signed contract...
Corey Maggette can now begin his climb to the top of the NBA’s executive mountain.
After saying on Monday that he would retire if he didn’t make the Spurs, Maggette was waived by San Antonio on Tuesday according SB Nation.
Maggette played in just 18 games last season for the Detroit Pistons, averaging 5.3 points on 35 percent shooting. Maggette has missed significant time...
The San Antonio Spurs have a reputation of being one of the most well-run organizations in the world of professional sports. But even they are prone to mess up every now and then.
For example, the Spurs recently sent an intern to Argentina to hand deliver a new contract offer to free agent Manu Ginobli. At first, everything went well, as Ginobli put his seal of approval on it...
Kids at home, if we’ve learn anything about the upcoming story about San Antonio Spurs forward Manu Ginobili, it’s that you need to keep an eye on your stuff.
Recently, Manu signed a contract extension with the Spurs and the document was signed in Buenos Aires. A unnamed Spurs intern took the contact with him and that’s the beginning of our interesting story courtesy of the...
There are few things like a Krispy Kreme donuts and recently, Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee decided to do a good deed by buying fans some of those delicious baked goods.
Check out the below Instagram pic of McGee posing with the lucky fans who got the free donuts:
JaVale McGee image courtesy of Getty Images
AT&T CENTER – Over the summer, former San Antonio Spurs guard Gary Neal departed for Milwaukee, Wisconsin during free agency. With Neal leaving, he took some of his attributes – instant offense off the bench with his jump shooting ability, embracing the opportunity to take big shots – with him.
Left on the Spurs’ bench is another guard in the same mold as Neal - Australian...
Some stories are just too outrageous to have been made up, or are they?. Take for example, this NY Times story about an intern for the San Antonio Spurs who was delivering Manu Ginobili’s contract from Argentina, but got his backpack stolen after a random bird attack:
Hours before the Spurs’ intern was to fly home from Buenos Aires...
Back in July, the Spurs sent an intern to deliver a new contract to Manu Ginobili in Argentina, however, the intern ran into some problems as the contract was stolen by a bird, yes, a bird.
Hours before the Spurs’ intern was to fly home from Buenos Aires, team officials said that he was strafed by a bird in a park. As he tidied up at a fountain, his backpack disappeared. Inside...
If you are in the mood for one of the most bizarre and hilarious stories you will ever hear, you’re in luck on this fine Tuesday afternoon. Wait until you hear about the time Manu Ginobili was supposed to receive a new contract from the San Antonio Spurs while he was at home in Argentina […]
Since the beginning of the Tim Duncan era in San Antonio, the San Antonio Spurs have been perennial title contenders, winners of 50-plus regular season games (except the 1999 lockout-shortened season) season-in and season-out, and made the postseason annually which included four NBA titles along the way.
The Spurs have been the model franchise for years and have been the blueprint...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Gerald Green had 19 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 106-99 on Sunday to remain unbeaten in three preseason games under first-year coach Jeff Hornacek.
Miles Plumlee and rookie Dionte Christmas, 3 for 4 on 3-pointers, added 14 points each.
Both teams sat out their starters sat out much of the second half.
Tim Duncan had 12 points, and...