Found January 12, 2012 on All Things Nuggets:
Prior to Wednesday’s win against the Nets, Nuggets coach George Karl discussed why Chris “The Birdman” Andersen hadn’t played much of late. “When he’s on the court right now, we’re getting hammered a little bit,” Karl said of the backup center. “It’s not all his fault, but he’s been on the court five, six minutes where we go down eight, nine points. And I bail and bring in someone else. He knows I still trust him. We need Bird to have his energy games.” Karl often says he wants “more Bird, less Chris.” Frankly, it’s been unpredictable this season. But the Birdman was back Wednesday, soaring and scoring. He finished with nine points, six rebounds and two blocks, while playing important minutes in the fourth quarter, when the Nets made a push but were thwarted. For the night, he logged 17 minutes — he entered the night with an average of 11.6. Asked what he saw from Andersen, point guard Andre Miller said: “Just energy – Bird is going to come in, block a couple shots, run th

J.R. Smith's sister goes nuts and chokes some Chinese people

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Wilson Chandler to Re-Join Denver Nuggets in March?

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Andre Miller wants to start somewhere not backup Lawson

Ty Lawson is the starting point guard on the Denver Nuggets. Which is how it should be as he is the best point guard on the Denver Nuggets. But veteran Andre Miller thinks he should be starting somewhere,  he told Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida. And if the free agent to be can’t do that…

Andre Miller not thrilled with role on Nuggets

Denver Nuggets point guard Andre Miller regularly was a starter in his first 12 NBA seasons. He’s not too happy with that changing. Miller, who becomes a free agent after the season, said before Wednesday’s game against New Jersey that he would “probably not” return to the Nuggets next season if the role is to back [...]

Nuggets 123, Nets 115

Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points, Arron Afflalo and Corey Brewer each had 19 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Jersey Nets 123-115 on Wednesday night. Andre Miller had 12 points and 12 assists and Rudy Fernandez scored 15 for the Nuggets. Jordan Farmar had a game-high 26 points, Anthony Morrow scored 23 and Deron Williams had 16 points and 13 assists for New Jersey. The...

Nuggets cruise to win over New Jersey Nets

Corey Brewer, a Nuggets reserve guard, scored 19 points in just 16 minutes, sparking Denver in its 123-115 Wednesday win against New Jersey.

No Stone left unturned at point guard for Denver Nuggets

With Ty Lawson resting his strained right foot Wednesday, the Nuggets started Andre Miller at point guard against New Jersey.

Gallinari scores 22 as Nuggets beat Nets 123-115

Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points, Arron Afflalo and Corey Brewer each had 19 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Jersey Nets 123-115 on Wednesday night.

Miami's visit to Pepsi Center provides early test for Nuggets

Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson hopes to be back on the floor Friday night when Denver takes on the Miami Heat at Pepsi Center. Lawson sat out Wednesday night's victory over the New Jersey Nets because of a strained right foot but expects to return for the nationally televised showdown against Miami.

Recap: Denver vs. New Jersey

Danilo Gallinari led six teammates in double- figures with 22 points as the Denver Nuggets cut down the New Jersey Nets, 123-115 at Pepsi Center.

New Jersey Nets (2-8) at Denver Nuggets (6-4), 9 p.m. (ET)

The struggling New Jersey Nets kick off a four-game road trip in the Rockies tonight against the Denver Nuggets.
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