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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-in. Gallinari appears to try to initiate contact between himself and Lopez by extending his arms and then flailing backwards, ultimately going to the floor. The gambit did not pay off, as it sure looks like there was little contact at all, if any, Lopez’s shot was good and no foul was called. The flop in question: Man, that’s really, really bad. According to an SI.com report, if Gallinari is found to be violating the anti-flopping policy again, fines will be instituted as follows: Violation 2: $5,000 fine Violation 3: $10,000 fine Violation 4: $15,000 fine Violation 5: $30,000 fine For a sixth (or any sub...
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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. [...]
Video: Nails shot while seated in the stands!
Danilo Gallinari flopped severely as Robin Lopez drove to the basket in Monday's Denver-New Orleans Hornets game.
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...
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...
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...
The matchup of the game for tonight will be between Kawhi Leonard and Danilo Gallinari as the San Antonio Spurs host the Denver Nuggets.
This will be the third meeting between the teams, but it will be the first meeting this season between the small forwards. Standing at 6'10" in the small forward spot, he's anything but that. He's one of the toughest players...
The San Antonio Spurs (53-17 will begin a stretch of games where they will be facing playoff bound teams and it starts tonight versus the Denver Nuggets (49-23) in San Antonio.
This will be the third meeting between the two team with one more game in Denver next month. The Spurs and Nuggets have split the first two meetings with each team winning on their home court. In the most...
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.