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Rookie Evan Fournier scored a season-high 19 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to 18 games by beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-87 Friday night.
Denver improved to 33-3 at the Pepsi Center this season, the best home record in the league.
Wilson Chandler had 16 points and Corey Brewer and Kosta Koufos added 13 points apiece for the Nuggets, who are one win shy of matching their longest home winning streak since Jan. 28-April 20, 1989, despite missing injured point guard Ty Lawson. He was ruled out for the third time in four games after an exam Thursday of his strained heel also revealed a plantar fascia tear in his right foot.
In a statement, the Nuggets said surgery was not needed and characterized Lawson's playing status as day to day.
Deron Williams scored 19 points for the Nets, who missed a chance for their team-record 21st road win of the season. It was the Nets' sixth consecutive loss to the Nuggets in...
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On Thursday, Denver Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari became the 16th player warned this season by the NBA for violating its anti-flopping policy. The egregious flop for the ages incident occurred on Monday night during a road game against the New Orleans Hornets. Late in the 3rd quarter, Hornets center Robin Lopez fielded a pass down low in the paint before attempting a lay...
The Nuggets announced Friday that Lawson has a torn plantar fascia in his right heel which was suffered against Oklahoma City on March 19.
After missing 3 consecutive games, Ty Lawson played Wednesday with what was considered a sore right heel. Seemingly hindered by the injury, Lawson scored 2 points on 1-7 shooting.
Lawson leads Denver in scoring and assists at 16.7 points per...
When Mike Krzyzewski announced that he would not be returning as the head coach of USA Basketball, speculation began as to who would be ideal to replace the legendary college coach. Immediately names like Gregg Popovich and Doc Rivers‘ name surfaced as potential candidates to be the new shot-caller of Team USA.
While the front has been quiet on who will actually be the replacement...
Andre Iguodala is due $15.9 million next season, but the Nuggets forward is likely to opt out of his contract with Denver after the season. Though it’s unlikely he’ll get that kind of money elsewhere next year, the eight-year-veteran is looking for long-term security, which he can get if he becomes a free agent and signs a multi-year deal.
According to Chris Tomasson, Fox Sports...
Tweet Earlier this season Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari made this wild, circus shot against the Milwaukee Bucks that would probably be good enough to win a game of H.O.R.S.E. The second-leading scorer for the currently third-seeded team in the NBA’s Western Conference has also been making crazy shots when not in game competition. [...]
Andre Iguodala is likely to exercise an opt-out clause in his contract and become a free agent this summer.
Video: Nails shot while seated in the stands!
Ty Lawson, who leads the Nuggets in scoring and assists, is improving in his recovery and will maintain his current treatment.
Can Reggie duplicate his incredible performance from Wednesday's win over the Trail Blazers tonight vs the Nuggets?
When: Friday, March 29th, 2013
Where: Pepsi Center; Denver, CO
TV: YES Network
With the halfway point of their year-long road trip throughout the western half of the United States in their rearview mirror, the Nets head to one of...
Due to a plantar fascia injury, the Nuggets' Ty Lawson won't be able to play tonight for Denver vs the Nets. Conversely, with a new heel injury, Joe Johnson probably won't go for Brooklyn
As the Nets try to improve to 5-1 on their circus road trip and attempt to keep pace with the Knicks in the Atlantic Division and Knicks and Pacers in the Eastern...
Danilo Gallinari flopped severely as Robin Lopez drove to the basket in Monday's Denver-New Orleans Hornets game.
5280 Hoops Show: Denver Nuggets Podcast
This week Peter welcomes in Mark Perez and Matt Diaz from the Rerun Sportscast to talk Denver Nuggets basketball. Peter and the Rerun crew talk about the end of the Nuggets winning streak as well as the rest of the week that was.