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Chandler, Nuggets hold off Thunder for 107-100 win

DENVER (AP) Wilson Chandler had 21 points, including a key 3-pointer late in the game, and Timofey Mozgov finished with a season-high 17 to lift the Denver Nuggets over the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-100 Wednesday night. Ty Lawson added 15 points and 15 assists for the Nuggets, who returned home following a 2-1 trip that included a win over LeBron James the Cleveland Cavaliers. Serge...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Team effort propels Nuggets to win

Denver 107, Oklahoma City 100 When: 9:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #62 Dedric Taylor, #23 Jason Phillips, #26 Pat Fraher Attendance: 14140 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 107, Thunder 100: Wilson Chandler scored 21 points to help host Denver win for the third time in four games since a six-game losing streak. Ty Lawson had 15...
Via Mile High Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: any chance of success this season rests on Lawson’s shoulders

Ever since Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups were traded to the New York Knicks in February of 2011, the Denver Nuggets have not only lacked a go-to offensive weapon in crucial situations, but a team leader as well. The Nuggets have had a variety of candidates who at some point while dawning the powder blue and gold, have looked the part to take over these roles, including Nene...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rumors: Kenneth Faried 'isn't well liked' in locker room

There's turmoil in the Denver Nuggets organization from the hardwood up to the front office. In a rumor originally from ESPN, it seems forward Kenneth Faried "isn't well liked in the (Nuggets) locker room". Image by Howcheng via Wikimedia CommonsFaried is currently in his fourth season with the Nuggets averaging 11.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists, coming off a summer where...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Shock LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers

The Denver Nuggets might be turning the page.It hasn’t been a good start to the 2014-15 season for them. So far, the stumbling squad has...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Girl At Cavs-Nuggets Game Flirts With Kenneth Faried Right In Front Of Her Man

Kenneth Faried and the Nuggets took down the Cleveland Cavaliers last night at The Q. Faried, who finished with 8 points and 2 blocks, got some extra attention from the stands in Cleveland. Watch as one young lady, who appears to be with the man sitting next to her, give Faried the double head nod […] The post Girl At Cavs-Nuggets Game Flirts With Kenneth Faried Right In Front...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cavs vs Nuggets Behind the Box Score: One Step Back

Denver Nuggets (3-7) 106 Cleveland Cavaliers (5-4) 97 [Box Score] What a dull game. The Cavaliers felt like they were sleepwalking through most of this game. The offense was stagnant and lethargic, and when they got good looks, they were missing the shots. The defense is still atrocious, as the Cavaliers let Denver keep them off balance all night long. And unlike the Cavs, the Nuggets...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James Sent Ty Lawson’s Shot Sailing Into Crowd

LeBron James, dealing with a cold during Monday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, finished with 22 points and 9 rebounds in the Cavs’ 106-97 loss. James’ highlight of the night came on the defensive side of the ball when he blocked Nuggets’ PG Ty Lawson’s shot-attempt. [Vine] The post LeBron James Sent Ty Lawson’s Shot Sailing Into Crowd appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried isn’t ‘ Well Liked’ Within Organization

The Denver Nuggets are off to a disappointing 2-7 start and it doesn’t look like it’ll get better anytime soon. In the off-season, Kenneth Faried received a 4-year, $50 million extension, but the organization wasn’t too thrilled about giving him that contract.  Several sources around the league insist the Nuggets’ hand was forced with regard to Faried. After the signing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl Remains Interested In Coaching, Monitoring Nuggets' Situation

George Karl still wants to coach and is "paying close attention" to the Denver Nuggets' struggles, according to one of his former assistants. Karl was the NBA Coach of the Year in 12-13, but was fired before entering the final season of his contract after the Nuggets' first round elimination by the Golden State Warriors. Karl has since been on ESPN as a studio analyst.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo must pick up scoring slack

The Denver Nuggets aren’t sure who their leading scorer is going to be from night to night. Already this season Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried, JaVale McGee, Randy Foye, and Arron Afflalo have all taken a turn. That kind of flexibility hasn’t translated into wins so far this season. The Nuggets are hoping to turn that unpredictability into a strength, but if the team is going to turn...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee air balls free throw against New York Knicks

It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a quality highlights from Denver Nuggets big man JaVale McGee and earlier today, he provided us with another classic JaVale moment. In the first half of today’s Knicks-Nuggets game, JaVale stepped to the free throw line and was trying his best to make a free throw. Watch as McGee’s free throw ends up just a bit outside in the below Vine...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA top plays: LeBron swats and slams, Harris brings down the house

              Denver Nuggets rookie Gary Harris took the court for the first time this season and it didn’t take long for the shooting guard to make his name known. With Denver leading the Indiana Pacers 94-70 in the fourth quarter Friday night, Harris took it to the hoop, and elevated over the defender for his first poster jam. Watch below to see...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gary Harris' mom misses son's first NBA dunk

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris saw his first action of the season in Friday night's blowout win over Indiana and scored 13 points, highlighted by a monster one-handed slam dunk in the fourth quarter. Harris' mom, WNBA great Joy Holmes-Harris, was in the crowd. What did she have to say about it? Well, she was stunned...because she missed Gary's dunk.Fortunately for...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Rumors: Brian Shaw on the hot seat?

The Denver Nuggets are coming off of a playoff season and figured to be a playoff contender once again. They have stumbled out of the gate and find themselves sitting at 2-6, after beating the injury-riddled Indiana Pacers on Friday. If the Nuggets continue to struggle, the guy that may end up paying the consequences will be, coach Brian Shaw. Image by Karl Gehring, via The Denver...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawson's 11 points, 10 assists help Nuggets rout Pacers

  Ty Lawson had 11 points and 10 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers 108-87 on Friday night for their first road win of the season. Denver had seven players score in double figures in just its second victory of the season. Aaron Afflalo scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half, and rookie Gary Harris and Wilson Chandler each finished with 13 points. The Nuggets...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury-depleted Pacers routed by Nuggets 108-87

INDIANAPOLIS -- Ty Lawson had 11 points and 10 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers 108-87 on Friday night for their first road win of the season. Denver had seven players score in double figures in just its second victory of the season. Aaron Afflalo scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half, and rookie Gary Harris and Wilson Chandler each finished with 13...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Randy Foye questionable for game against Indiana

The Denver Nuggets head into tonight's game against the Indiana Pacers coming off a 130-113 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday. At 1-6, the Nuggets are last in the Southwest Divison. The Nuggets were lead by Ty Lawson, who scored 32 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the floor, to go along with six assists. On the injury front, backup shooting guard Randy Foye is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Early season woes are players fault

One thing I keep hearing fans of the Denver Nuggets asking and/or suggesting is why did the Nuggets fire George Karl and would he come back to them? Acting as if George Karl was this amazing Phil Jackson like coach that the Nuggets should be ashamed of themselves for letting go. Let me tell you now Denver, Phil Jackson himself can’t turn this Nuggets team around. In sports, most...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Frustration boils over in loss to Portland

The Denver Nuggets season has already reached a tipping point, and this team may already been leaning too far in the wrong direction to salvage it. The Nuggets didn’t just lose to the Portland Trail Blazers 130-113 last night. Denver got dominated, giving up 84 points by halftime, something that hasn’t been done since the Nuggets scored 84 points at the half against the Seattle...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Mining for Gold or What’s Left

The Denver Nuggets have started the year 1-5. The last time the franchise started 1-5 was during the 1998-1999 season where they ended up winning only 14 games. The Nuggets have made the playoffs in 10 out of 11 years (missed last season). I cannot speak for the Nuggets organization but it is easy to infer that the Nuggets are not off to the start they expected. After acquiring...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: the worst team in the NBA?

While watching the Denver Nuggets fight and scrape their way through injuries to a 36-46 record last season, I couldn’t help but think that greener pastures surely must lie ahead for the Nuggets once they became fully healthy for the 2014-15 season. Despite major injuries that ended both JaVale McGee and Danilo Gallinari’s seasons, as well as lingering injuries to Ty Lawson and...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets throw shade at the Cavs on Twitter

Everyone knows about Cleveland’s “big three” of LeBron James, Kevin Love, and Kyrie Irving. Needless to say, people are going to have some fun with that silliness, and the Denver Nuggets are no exception. Check out this tweets promoting Friday night’s game with the Cavs that don’t mention any of those three players. The #Nuggets hit the practice court today in preparation...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets Troll Of The Cavaliers On Twitter Was Hilarious

The #Nuggets hit the practice court today in preparation for tomorrow night's game against Shawn Marion and the Cavs. pic.twitter.com/DeD1wRqHV0 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tomorrow night: your #Nuggets host Anderson Varejão's Cavs. Will you be there!? pic.twitter.com/GAyy6WHWR6 — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) November 6, 2014 Tristan Thompson...
Via No Coast Bias
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes

Denver Nuggets: Trading For Harrison Barnes By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Nuggets Get: Harrison Barnes and Marresse Speights Warriors Get: Timofey Mozgov and Randy Foye The Denver Nuggets have some excellent talent. They have a franchise player in point guard Ty Lawson who is one of the best players at his position and elite on offense. They have a premier perimeter...
Via HoopStuff
August 29, 2014  |  2 Comments
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