Originally posted on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 1/2/12
Before Sunday’s game, Altitude TV’s Chris Marlowe – he of Bosom Buddies fame – asked George Karl about the Nuggets’ 3-point shooting. The Nuggets hadn’t been actually making 3-pointers, so Marlowe asked George what George would tell his team. “Keep shooting. Fire them, baby!” Karl said. “They’re wide open. I’m not giving up on them.” Still, the Nuggets 3-point shooting remains a mystery (or, perhaps, an example of how the lockout-shortened training camp has affected actual games). The Nuggets are second in the NBA with 104.4 points per game but TWENTY-FIFTH in 3-point shooting (26.4 percent). Karl pointed out that players such as Danilo Gallinari and Rudy Fernandez have been inconsistent with their body-squaring as they release their 3s (I just made up “body-squaring,” btw). Indeed, Gallo is 3-for-23 this season from 3, while Rudy is 6-for-25. And Arron Afflalo, who missed much of camp during his contract negotiations, is 3-for-14. Tonight Denver hosts Milwaukee, whose opponents shoot
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Sam Ponder admits she has been ‘immature’ after uncovering of old tweets

Mike D’Antoni trolls Draymond Green over defensive criticisms

Bulls suspend Portis eight games for punching Mirotic

Police make arrest in Ken Griffey Jr. statue vandalism case

Report: Bridgewater will have ‘no physical limitations’ in practice

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Gordon Hayward’s wife, father provide updates after injury

Carmelo Anthony: Phil Jackson wanted 'to trade me for a bag of chips'

DeShone Kizer named Browns starting QB for Week 7

Richard Sherman objects to notion 'millionaire athletes' should 'stick to sports'

Chris Paul sat late in game vs. Warriors because of knee injury

Draymond Green says he will be ‘fine’ despite knee injury

The 'Can I have a quick sword with you?' quiz

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: Austin Seferian-Jenkins drops a call

Blackhawks get extra depth on defense with newbies Rutta and Forsling

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

Nikola Jokic: A throwback superstar for the modern era

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

The 'A butcher, a Baker, a touchdown maker' quiz

Tale of the tape: American League Championship Series

What's trending up, down so far in the NFL

Nuggets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

The 'Can I have a quick sword with you?' quiz

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: Austin Seferian-Jenkins drops a call

Blackhawks get extra depth on defense with Rutta and Forsling

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

The 'A butcher, a Baker, a touchdown maker' quiz

Tale of the tape: American League Championship Series

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker