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The Nuggets didn’t have the most favorable offseason. They lost Andre Iguodala, one of their most valuable players, in free agency. George Karl stepped out as head coach and GM Masai Ujiri left to run the Toronto Raptors’ front office. While Denver still has a number of talented players, this season will be a challenge with the way the offseason went. Are the Nuggets still good enough to make the playoffs? Here is my projection of the Denver Nuggets 2013-14 season:
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Guards (B): Ty Lawson, Randy Foye, Andre Miller, Evan Fournier, Nate Robinson
Ty Lawson is coming off a very strong season in which he averaged 19.3 points, 8.0 assists, and 1.7 steals per 40 minutes. Lawson showed an impressive ability to control the tempo last season while still moving up and down the floor at a fast pace. He also shot 46 percent from the filed, which is really good for a player who’s under six feet tall. With the big loss of Iguodala, Denver may have a hole to fil...
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Anthony Randolph should play at small-forward, and Wilson Chandler should ball at the 2-guard in the Denver Nuggets starting lineup for 2013-14.
Once Chandler gets healthy enough to start for the Nuggets, coach Brian Shaw will have a mess on his hands.
Chandler hasn’t played in any preseason games. He has missed all eight games from a hamstring injury he sustained at the beginning...
Brian Shaw has a new game plan for the Denver Nuggets. The new mantra for the Nuggets is “wear ‘em down, wear ‘em out”, an attempt to add an element of grit and toughness to a franchise that has been bounced from the first round of playoffs nine times in the past 10 years. George Karl’s run and gun approach is a thing of the past, Shaw wants to grind. With Shaw in...
5280 Hoops Show: Denver Nuggets Podcast
Happy Halloween to all the hoops heads out there. Jordan Morey and Peter Sherwill are back this week with another episode of the only Denver Nuggets podcast. This week we break down the first game of the Denver Nuggets season against the Sacramento Kings. DeMarcus Cousins went into beast-mode against Denver. Jordan asks if the Nuggets would...
The Denver Nuggets have exercised their fourth-year contract option on forward Kenneth Faried and third-year option on point guard Evan Fournier.
The team announced the moves on Wednesday, hours before they tipped off the season. The options are through the 2014-15 season.
With his high energy style of play, Faried has been a fan favorite since he was taken with the No. 22 pick...
Denver Nuggets’ Wilson Chandler has been dealing with a hamstring injury all of preseason and just when he thinks its getting better, it tightens up again. This nagging injury will keep Chandler sidelined as the Nuggets began their season with an 88-90 loss to the Sacramento Kings yesterday. Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post states that coach Brian Shaw is feeling concerned...
The Nuggets have exercised the fourth-year contract option on forward Kenneth Faried and the third-year option on guard Evan Fournier for 2014-15, general manager/executive vice president of basketball operations Tim Connelly announced today.
Faried, the 22nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, averaged 11.5 points and 9.2 rebounds – both career-highs – in 80 games for the Nuggets...
Are the Nuggets crazy? They want to do what? How can creating more shots for physically gifted but offensively awkward big men JaVale McGee and Kenneth Faried make Denver a better team?
That's precisely what point guard Ty Lawson wants to know.
It hasn't been easy for Lawson to make sense of how the Nuggets intend to play basketball.
"I think it has been a little...
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson has been battling a groin injury as he gets ready for the 2013-14 season to tip off. As of two days ago, it was expected to keep him out of the season-opener when the Nuggets travel to Sacramento to take on the Kings. However, with a little more rest it looks like Lawson will be available against the Kings.
Coach Brian Shaw told the media Wednesday...
The Denver Nuggets have exercised the fourth-year contract option on forward Kenneth Faried and the third-year option on guard Evan Fournier for 2014-15.
Faried, the 22nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, averaged 11.5 points and 9.2 rebounds – both career-highs – in 80 games for the Nuggets last season. He recorded 31 double-doubles and ranked ninth in the NBA in field-goal...
Last year: Seasons like 2012-13 in Denver apparently don't cut it anymore. With Ty Lawson leading the way on offense and Andre Iguodala anchoring a highly efficient defense, the Nuggets stormed to a 57-25 finish and the Western Conference's No. 3 seed. Lawson shot 46.1 percent from the field, helming a group of four scorers that averaged 13 or more points...
Demarcus Cousins dropped 30 points in the Kings home opener on Oct. 30.
The Denver Nuggets had won nine straight games against the Sacramento Kings coming into their season opener. First-year Kings coach Michael Malone ended that streak as Demarcus Cousins scored 30 pts and grabbed 11 boards in a 90-88 win over the Denver Nuggets at Sleep Train Arena on Wednesday.
The Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers each ended last season in disappointing fashion, and the 2013-14 campaign hasn't exactly gotten off to a rousing start, either.
Both teams will look to bounce back from season-opening losses as Denver seeks a 10th straight home victory over Portland on Friday night.
The Nuggets won a franchise-record 57 games before being knocked...
With all the pageantry expected for opening night at Sleep Train Arena and a couple of key players for the Denver Nuggets out (Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler), one would think that an easy victory would be in the forecast for your Sacramento Kings. Not so fast there kiddo! In an up-and-down contest that saw seven lead changes and 10 ties, the Kings eked out a 90-88 win on Wednesday...
Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving is back as Uncle Drew. This time he’s bringing along his old teammate, “Lights” – Nuggets Nate Robinson and even Lights “Boo” Betty – WNBA Lynx star,Maya Moore, who was great!- gets in on the action. Of course we know that most people recognize “Uncle Drew” at this point but it’s still highly entertaining!
Nate and Maya were...
The Denver Nuggets and Sacramento Kings underwent eventful offseasons, with personnel changes that included new coaches for both teams.
While the Nuggets hope their shakeup can help them remain a Western Conference contender, it seems the Kings could continue to struggle.
Denver hits the road Wednesday night for its first game under Brian Shaw and seeks its 10th consecutive win...