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Danilo Gallinari scored 23 points, hitting a crucial 3-pointer in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets came back to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-91 Friday night after trailing for the most of the game.
Kosta Koufos added a career-high 21 points and Kenneth Faried had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Nuggets withstand 22 turnovers, which matched a season high and led to 24 Cleveland points. It was the fourth win in a row for the Nuggets, who beat Cleveland for the 10th time in the last 13 meetings in Denver.
Kyrie Irving, playing despite an illness, scored 28 points to lead the Cavaliers. Dion Waiters had 18 points and Tristan Thompson 16.
A dunk by Thompson put the Cavaliers up 62-50 but the Nuggets got a 3-pointer and a three-point play from Gallinari during an 11-0 run, pulling to 62-61 with 5:43 left in the third quarter.
Cleveland, which got a key 3-pointer from Luke Walton and a putback dunk from Tyler Zeller, fought back to take a 76-72 lead into the fourth q...
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You turn the page, but the ink’s soaked through again. The Cavaliers played a truly excellent first half tonight in a tough place to win, but they fell back to earth in the second half and gave the game away late with some defensive lapses and offensive stagnancy as the Nuggets held on 98-91 in the Pepsi Center. Kyrie Irving led the charge with 28 points, 7 assists, and 5 steals...
Following the Denver Nuggets’ 108-105 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night, the Nuggets broadcast crew sought out bruising big man Kenneth Faried due to his huge role in securing the victory by way of his dominating 19-point, 19-rebound performance.
Faried must have been a bit taken aback when he was informed of his impressive stat line by the reporter, because he...
Welp, I gotta say, this guy is crazy as hell. This video contains about 100 cuss words and other assortments of racial slurs. Doubt you should watch it at work. The video features an LA Clippers fan going buck wild on some Denver Nuggets fans. No idea why the fight started, but the Nuggets fans don't seem to want anything to do with this guy. He proceeds to slap one...
Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao had surgery to repair a split leg muscle, an injury that could sideline him two more months.
Varejao had the operation on Thursday at The Cleveland Clinic. The team said he is resting comfortably and will be kept overnight. Varejao, the NBA's leading rebounder, has been sidelined since getting hurt against Toronto on Dec. 18. His injury was...
If you have ever wanted to know how much time and effort and resources go into the creation of the 90-second video that serves as a high-decibel, bright light visual prologue to each and every Cavaliers game, look no further. Jordan Zirm, a New Yorker by the way of Cleveland, has published an extremely well-written piece on the nuances and decisions that went into Machine Gun Kelly...
Kenneth Faried had a monster game last night when the Nuggets took on the Orlando Magic. The feisty forward put up 19 points and 19 recbounds in a 108-105 win. By the way Faried reacted to the reporter, you could tell he wasn’t keeping track of his scoring.
His response was short and to the point. All he said was “sh*t”. That’s why we love live television, especially during...
The Denver Nuggets are on the verge of their longest win streak of the season but that run has come mainly against teams with lackluster records.
That will change if the Nuggets can get past the visiting Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, and they might finally have Wilson Chandler available to help them out.
After splitting eight games, Denver has gotten back on track by averaging...
It’s hard not to feel some pain for Anderson Varejao after hearing the news that his knee contusion was in fact a torn muscle in his leg. Memories of Andy winning the game with a buzzer beating 3-pointer against Atlanta, and giving Ray Allen the business during a national televised game against the Celtics are two of my favorite moments I’ve enjoyed at the Q. I’ve really never...
Cleveland Caveliers C Anderson Varejao will need surgery for a torn leg muscle and will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks. Tonight’s game at home against the Atlanta Hawks will mark the 11th straight game Varejao has missed. At first he was listed as day-to-day but the “bruise” wasn’t healing, causing team Doctors to [...]The post Dommermuth: Varejao Out w/ Torn Leg Muscle...
The Nuggets are outscoring opponents by 10 points at home, the most in the NBA. Thats bad news for the Cavaliers, who could be without Kyrie Irving, who has the flu and missed todays shootaround. Either way, the Cavs have won two of their last four and are coming off an impressive home win over the Hawks. The Nuggets have won three straight, and seven of 10, and hold...
DENVER _ LeBron James opened the door last year on returning to Cleveland. A former Cavaliers coach said he wouldn't be surprised if it happens.
"I think LeBron is at that stage where he's challenging himself to motivate him to do something that's maybe more difficult," Denver coach George Karl told FOX Sports Florida before Friday's game against Cleveland...
5280 Hoops Show: Denver Nuggets Podcast
After a small delay due to Justin being on assignment for his day job at KMGH-TV, we are back this week and Justin is at a loss. However, he quickly cheers up after finding out from Peter that we have an Italian fan and he may have a kindred spirit in his love for Danilo Gallinari.