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What happens now is the rest of the story, right?
Evan Fournier gets a regular gig, exhales, and then flourishes in a permanent role on the perimeter in the Nuggets' rotation.
That's exactly what's happening for the Nuggets' second-year wing, who is playing the best, most confident basketball of his young NBA career.
"He's taken advantage of his opportunity," Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said. "He's being aggressive offensively. He's taking what the defense gives him, and he's getting more confident as he gets more time out there on the floor."
Since Shaw shortened his rotation and included the 21-year-old Fournier in the mix six games ago, the native of France is averaging 13.8 points on 53.4 percent shooting, and 4.3 rebounds. In the past three games, Fournier has averaged 17.7 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 58.8 percent from 3-point range.
Fournier has carved out a reputation of being one of the Nuggets' best...
BEST OF MAXIM
Nuggets guard Evan Fournier beat the third quarter buzzer from half-court during Denver’s 123-116 win over Golden State Thursday night. Fournier had just five points in the game, while Ty Lawson and Wilson Chandler each scored 22 for the Nuggets. Nate Robinson had 24 off the bench. David Lee led the Warriors with 28 points, Stephen Curry had 24 and former Nugget forward Andre...
This has been one wild ride so far for the Denver Nuggets and almost a “Home Alone” moment happened between guard Evan Fournier and head coach Brian Shaw.
Apparently, Fournier and other teammates was spending some time at Shaw’s off-season home in Oakland before their game against the Golden State Warriors.
As Shaw was about to leave for the team’s hotel in San Francisco...
Denver Nuggets at Golden State Warriors
Following the end of their five-game winning streak, the Denver Nuggets (19-18) headed west to California to face the Golden State Warriors (25-14) for the second time this season. The Nuggets lost the first meeting back in December that fell in the midst of Denver’s eight-game losing streak.
Andre Iguodala was a complete non-factor for...
After partially tearing his ACL and meniscus last April, Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari still doesn't know when he will return to the court.Gallinari was hoping to return before the new year, however, recovery has not been as speedy as he and the team's medical staff first predicted.The 25-year-old even underwent a special healing treatment for the ACL when there was still...
Nate Robinson scored 14 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, J.J. Hickson grabbed a season-high 24 rebounds and the streaky Denver Nuggets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 123-116 on Wednesday night.
Wilson Chandler added 22 points and six rebounds, and Ty Lawson finished with 22 points and 11 assists to give Oakland native and first-year Nuggets coach Brian Shaw a victory...
SALT LAKE CITY–The best player from Colorado didn’t play for the Denver Nuggets on Jan. 13. Former Colorado Buffaloes guard Alec Burks scored a career-high 34 points for the Utah Jazz in a 118-103 win over the Nuggets at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday.
The Nuggets looked slow to start the first quarter, as the Jazz took a 15-7 lead at 7:37 . However, Quincy...
There was a pretty odd and funny moment during the Denver Nuggets-Golden State Warriors game on Wednesday night. Nate Robinson dove into the Warriors bench to save a loose ball, only to be held down by Jermaine O’Neal, preventing him from getting back on defense.
That’s just what happens when you dive into enemy territory. Nate would have the last laugh though, as he finished...
JJ Hickson had a nice night for the Denver Nuggets with 21 points and 10 boards, but the highlight was this soul-stealing dunk on Derrick Favors and the Utah Jazz. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
When the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors get together there are two things for certain: there will be points aplenty…and very little defense on either side.
And that’s just the way we like it.
Last night in Oakland, the Nuggets used big nights from two little guys to race past the Warriors 123-116. Mighty mite Nate Robinson led the way with 24 points, including 14 in...
The last time the Nuggets were at Oracle Arena, a locker-room wall was punched, frustrations were aired and the franchise was on the verge of major changes.
The Golden State Warriors did that.
Because of the Nuggets' loss in a first-round playoff series last spring, a partially new set of players, under new leadership and with a new direction, entered the arena Wednesday night...
Thanks to the crazy realm of social networking, we can now know what our favorite NBA players are doing at any time.
Last night, Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson decided to go see “Wolf of Wall Street” and decided to let his Twitter followers know about it.
Bout to see this wolf on Wall Street .. Who's seen it
— Ty Lawson (@TyLawson3) January 13, 2014
After a minute or two...
Denver Nuggets forward JJ Hickson had a very good night against the Utah Jazz, dropping a cool 21 points and 10 rebounds. But his best moment had to be when he put Derrick Favors on a poster with this absolutely nasty dunk. Watch for yourself below.
The Denver Nuggets picked up another win their last time out thanks in large part to Nate Robinson.
Coach Brian Shaw's team has proven nearly unbeatable when the 5-foot-9 guard gets going.
Denver tries to keep rolling Friday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are hoping to conclude a season-high five-game road trip with a winning record.
After averaging 93.5 points...