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LOS ANGELES, CA - Last night JaVale McGee came up big for the Nuggets, turning in the best-yet performance of his erratic career while keeping his team’s playoff hopes alive. After the game, the goofy and gifted young center credited an unexpected source for his improvements: inspiration from the popular Dreamworks Animation film Kung Fu Panda.
McGee’s teammate Arron Afflalo explained, “JaVale had gotten real down on himself for being such a laughing stock and never meeting people’s expectations. Then when he saw that movie a couple weeks ago, things clicked. He’s just like Po,” the pratfall prone CGI bear with a negative self-image and serious talent.
“I really felt like tonight was my ‘battling Master Shifu with chopsticks for a bowl of rice’ moment,” McGee beamed. “I’ve taken the next step. I’m completely ready for my epic battle with Tai Lung... err... Kobe."
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Douglas County sheriff's deputies have searched the home of popular Denver Nuggets center Chris ''Birdman'' Andersen.
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The Denver Nuggets thought they had game five of their match-up against the Los Angeles Lakers in the books when veteran guard Andre Miller hit a mid-range jumper giving the visitors an 82-67 advantage with 9:02 left in the fourth quarter Tuesday night at the Staples Center. Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant, was not going to let his opponents off the hook that easily however...
The Denver Nuggets got their motivation from Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum in their game 5 win over the Lakers. The Nuggets beat the Lakers 102-99. The Lakers now hold a 3-2 series lead. Before game 5 Bynum had some comments that seemed to fuel the Nuggets.
Here is what Bynum said before game 5.
“Closeout games are actually kind of easy,” Bynum had said...
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