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1/18/2013 - Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
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A few weeks ago, I fussed about the fact that choosing a game MVP for the Wizards was such a difficult task, considering how poorly the team played, both individually and as a group. This morning, I find myself fussing (although a bit more pleasantly) about the same concept, but for the complete opposite reasons.
The Wizards have now stamped their fourth win in five games and did it in surprising fashion as they put away the high-powered Denver Nuggets last night 112-108 behind six Wizards players in double figures.
Just about every Wizards player not named Chris Singleton and Jan Vesely contributed to the victory, but the stud of the night goes to none other than Jonathan Hildred Wall, Jr.
Wall was magnificent down the stretch of the final quarter, making several key plays to steer the Wiz past the pesky...
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In the off-season, JaVale McGee signed a $44 million 4-year contract with the Denver Nuggets that sent tongues wagging and misinformation spiraling. It was assumed his big contract was indicative of him starting, which isn’t true as a contract has little correlation with good or bad production, but market value to the franchise. It wouldn’t [...]The post George Karl on JaVale...
The Heat have signed forward Jarvis Varnado to a second 10-day contract, the team announced Sunday.
Varnado signed his first 10-day contract on Jan. 9 and has played in a total of 12 minutes over two games since that deal.
The Heat also announced Sunday that they have signed forwardcenter Chris Andersen to a 10-day contract.
Andersen, nicknamed "Birdman," has played...
Most NBA coaches want more out of their players on the court. Denver Nuggets coach George Karl wants JaVale McGee to play like Tim Duncan, arguably the greatest NBA power forward of all-time. How does Karl expect McGee to play like Duncan? The answer may surprise you:
“I think he tries to be spectacular,” Karl said of McGee. “Basketball is a game of possession after possession...
The Miami Heat have signed Chris "Birdman" Andersen to a 10-day contract. He played in only 32 games for the Nuggets last season.
“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...
DENVER -- The Miami Heat took their time doing research on center Chris Andersen. In the end, his legal situation did not deter them.
Andersen, who signed a 10-day contract Sunday with Miami, had his Larksburg, Colo., home searched last May in a child-exploitation investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Andersen, who with the Denver Nuggets at the time but two...
Andre Iguodala evaluated his transition to the Nuggets.
Friday, January 18, 2013
9:00 PM ET
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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.
Chris Andersen is getting another chance in the NBA.
The Miami Heat have signed Andersen to a 10-day contract. The Heat also brought forward-center Jarvis Varnado back for a second 10-day deal.
Andersen, whose nickname around the league is "Birdman," worked out for the Heat about two weeks ago and remained in the team's plans.
Andersen has averaged 5.4 points and...
The Oklahoma City Thunder are squaring off against the Denver Nuggets in Denver, Colorado, and unlike their first meeting of the season last week, the Nuggets are going toe-to-toe with Kevin Durant and company. Speaking of Kevin Durant, watch Corey Brewer serve KD with a mean crossover that results in an and-1. H/T SBNationThe post Corey Brewer Hits Kevin Durant With A Mean Crossover...
DENVER -- The Washington Wizards used an 18-4 run to start the fourth quarter to rally past the Denver Nuggets 112-108 on Friday night. Washington's Bradley Beal blocked Ty Lawson's lay-up attempt in the final seconds to deny Denver a chance to tie the game and force overtime. The Wizards won their fourth game in their past five and improved their road record to 2-16...
Bradley Beal scored 23 points, John Wall blocked Ty Lawson's attempt for a tying layup in the final seconds and the Washington Wizards hung on to beat the Denver Nuggets, 112-108, on Friday night to snap an eight-game road losing streak.
Kevin Seraphin added 18 points and Wall and Trevor Ariza each added 14 points for the Wizards, who picked up just their second win away from...