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3-6. The Denver Nuggets are now 3-6 on the second-leg of a back-to-back and although I don’t want to offer excuses for the Nuggets, but facing the Oklahoma City Thunder with fresh legs on the second night of a b2b when a team is coming off of an overtime win isn’t an easy task. Those [...]The post Russell Westbrook Owns The Denver Nuggets appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
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Russell Westbrook a Ke$ha fan? I think so. The Thunder guard was caught lip-syncing to Ke$ha’s “Die Young” prior to OKC’s game against the Mavericks on ESPN:
Check out Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook as he uses his free time on the bench to work on his vocals. Seems he really likes Ke$ha’s latest “Die Young”. It’s a shame that he wasn’t mic’d up.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are facing the Dallas Mavericks Friday night and the cameras caught this fun little highlight of one of the Thunder players. Russell Westbrook was caught lip syncing to Ke$ha’s “Die Young” single.The post Russell Westbrook Lip Syncs To Ke$ha (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
I’d like to think – although it’s very untrue – that no one understands and appreciates Andre Miller like I do. I understand hid honesty, surliness, the little things he does for the Nuggets, the way he can see the court in this insane, 3-dimensional structure, and his leadership. To say I love Andre Miller [...]The post Andre Miller: “We’ve got a long way to go.” appeared...
There are few NBA players that could pull off an alley-oop slam off of a terrible pass and Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee did it last night against the Portland Trail Blazers.Watch as Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler throws a terrible pass that JaVale somehow catches and throws down a nasty one-handed dunk:
“Probably simple and solid,” Karl said, when asked what he tells McGee most. “I think he tries to be spectacular. Basketball is a game of possession after possession of doing things the right way, doing your job and letting the spectacular come. I think JaVale tries to find the spectacular and forces the spectacular when if you just let Andre Miller and Ty [Lawson], let us...
Tuesday night was an exciting night of NBA basketball at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado as the Denver Nuggets squared off against the Portland Trail Blazers. It would be an entertaining matchup between two athletic teams and would go into overtime. Denver would end up winning, and during a late-game play point guard Ty [...]The post JaVale McGee’s Sideways-Backwards Alley...
Wilson Chandler hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds remaining in overtime and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111 Tuesday night for their season-best sixth consecutive victory.
Danilo Gallinari added 25 points, including a key 3-pointer in the extra period. Ty Lawson had 24 points and 12 assists for the Nuggets, who are 2-0 in overtime this season...
Friday, January 18, 2013
9:00 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier
Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
The Big Man Swap:
JaVale McGee & Nene
Nuggets Projected Starting Lineup
Wizards Projected Starting Lineup
JaVale McGee has been efficient in limited minutes for the Nuggets.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook scored 32 points, Kevin Martin had 20 and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped Denver's six-game winning streak by beating the Nuggets 117-97 on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant added 20 points and tied his career high with five steals as NBA-best Oklahoma City led wire-to-wire for just the second time this season.
The Thunder opened a 16-point...
It doesn’t matter the talent level the Portland Trail Blazers possess, that team always scares me when they play against the Denver Nuggets; and Denver nearly lost this Tuesday matchup thanks to George Karl failed to adjust properly for parts of the game. However, clutch shots from Gallinari, Chandler, and Lawson saved Karl from a [...]The post Denver Nuggets Edge Out Portland...
Kevin Durant is without-a-doubt the NBA’s best young talent, and with highlights like the one he put on the Denver Nuggets Wednesday night, it’s hard to argue any different.
During the second quarter of a very lopsided game between KD’s Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets, Durant drove past Kenneth Faried and slammed home a powerful two-handed dunk.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Denver Nuggets were riding their longest winning streak of the season when they strolled into Oklahoma City on Wednesday. They were expected to provide a battle for the top team in the Western Conference. Instead, the Nuggets got a lesson in just how big the gap is between them and the Thunder. Oklahoma City dismantled Denver 117-97 at Chesapeake Energy Arena...