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By now you should realize that JaVale McGee of the Denver Nuggets has been working out with Hakeem Olajuwon — teammate Kenneth Faried joins him next week — along with Amar’e Stoudemire to better his game. Here’s a video of The Dream teaching JaVale some moves: It was hard paying attention with Amar’s short [...]
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Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee has been working out with Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon during the NBA off-season in Houston.
Here he is working on the Dream Shake:
The Denver Nuggets recently put out an online comic book called “Adventures in Nuggets Nation”. It stars some Nuggets players, George Karl, and the mascot, Rocky.
Each of the players have their own superhero identities: Hotshot (Gallinari), Tynomite (Lawson), Big Mozzy (Mozgov), Stretch McGee (McGee), Manimal (Faried), and Igoudala (Andre Igoudala — original, huh?).
Andre Iguodala is an enigmatic creature, he has so many talents, but never seemed to fit in perfectly in Philly. However, now he moves to the run-and-gun nature of the Denver Nuggets – and thanks to Roundball Mining Company — Masai spoke about Denver’s defensive plan for AI9 to a local Denver radio show, [...]
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Recent Olympic gold medal winner and NBA all-star, Andre Iguodala, is already talking extension with his new team. The recently traded swingman is under contract with the Denver Nuggets for the 2012-13 NBA season and holds a player option for the 2013-14 season, but is already talking like he’d like to set-up shop in Denver for the long...
Over the course of the last few years, it seemed like every discussion of possible trade scenarios in the Association, Philadelphia 76ers small forward Andre Iguodala’s name would figure prominently in the conversation. Rumors had him going to a variety of clubs; in exchange for numerous players; however the 28-year-old, lasted eight seasons with the team that took him in the...
Yesterday, the Foot Locker commercial “Tear Away” starring Russell Westbrook and James Harden was a huge hit as it spread on the internet, but this one which highlights Kevin Durant along with Charles Barley and Andre Iguodala to promote the Dream Team Collection is just as spectacular.
Lost in all the hype of Dwight Howard heading to the Lakers was a move that helped another Western Conference team as well. The Denver Nuggets picking up Andre Iguodala is part of the trade that deserves a lot more attention than it is getting.
Iguodala’s game is not one you would immediately think meshes in well with the Nuggets’ style of play. Denver is a run-and-gun...
There was Lin-Sanity last season that swept New York and the NBA world by a fierce storm, but now — from my bird eye view of the Mile High — there’s a fever sweeping the basketball heads of Denver and Colorado. We all are high on AI9. He doesn’t like the name Iggy — it’s [...]
With no bona-fide superstar, the Denver Nuggets managed to give the Lakers a run for their money in the 2012 playoffs, forcing a Game 7 in Los Angeles. Playing a team-oriented style of basketball similar to the San Antonio Spurs, the Nuggets (along with the Indiana Pacers) look to usher in a new brand of basketball where you don’t need a “Big Three.”
Their core nucleus is...
There’s been a tremendous amount of attention shined on the Los Angeles Lakers for acquiring Dwight Howard close to nothing. Afterall, they were able to hold on to Pau Gasol and “only” departing with Andrew Bynum. Let’s give credit where credit is due. However, let’s not forget a quiet, cunning ninja that was silently plotting [...]
I posted the original of this video a few days ago via NuggetsTV on Youtube, but a writer, @Denbutsu, or RMC (Roundball Mining Company) made this video showing JaVale’s work in slow motion to give fans a better view of JaVale and what he is learning in Houston. As a commenter mentioned on youtube, [...]
JaVale McGee has cultivated a reputation for being a talented player whose goofball tendencies mar his accomplishments. In one moment he can make a highlight-reel block, and in the next he’ll be benched for throwing an alley-oop to himself. That’s what made Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon’s comments about the big man so perplexing.
Olajuwon has been working with McGee at his...
Mike Woodson talks to Jonah Ballow of Knicksnow about Carmelo Anthony & Tyson Chandler capturing gold at the Olympics, and Amar’e Stoudemire training with Hakeem Olajuwon.
Woodson on Stoudemire training with Olajuwon: “It’s going to enhance his game tremendously. Hakeem is one of the best low-post guys to ever play the game. I can’t help but think he’s going to be much...