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Pacers' losing streak continues with narrow 76-73 defeat in Denver

DENVER -- Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night. Ty Lawson added 15 points and 10 assists for the Nuggets, who won games on successive nights after losing six of seven coming into the back-to-back set. David West had 19 points and 10 rebounds to...
Via AP on Fox
34 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73

DENVER (AP) Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night. Ty Lawson added 15 points and 10 assists for the Nuggets, who won games on successive nights after losing six of seven coming into the back-to-back set. David West had 19 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets beat Pacers in low-scoring affair

Denver 76, Indiana 73 When: 9:00 PM ET, Saturday, December 20, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #48 Scott Foster, #18 Matt Boland, #20 Leroy Richardson Attendance: 14125 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 76, Pacers 73: Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 19 points as Denver prevailed against visiting Indiana in a contest featuring poor shooting. Ty Lawson had 15...
Via Mile High Sports
41 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: up and down Nuggets get huge lift from Robinson vs. Clippers

The Denver Nugget’s start to the 2014-15 season has been a lot like recently released sequels to some of our most beloved films; they aren’t good, and somehow actually fall just short of reaching our already low expectations. Like “Dumb and Dumber To” and “Anchorman 2″ before it, the Nuggets have shown glimpses of promise, but ultimately failed to reach the standards...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robinson, late 3's help Nuggets hang on to beat Clippers

  After the Denver Nuggets blew a big lead, Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler were there to help bail them out. Chandler and Gallinari hit successive 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Nuggets recovered after squandering a 16-point halftime lead to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-106 on Friday night. "We definitely have to do a better job on that, not losing a 16...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Nuggets hang on to beat Clippers 109-106

Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari hit successive 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets regrouped after blowing a 16-point halftime lead to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-106 on Friday night. Nate Robinson scored 20 points off the bench to lead the Nuggets, who snapped a three-game losing streak. Blake Griffin had his second 30-point performance in a...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot Rocky

Dwight Howard had a little bit of fun at the expense of a poor mascot during a stoppage in play in the Houston Rockets’ 115-111 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. Rocky, the Nuggets’ charismatic mascot, clearly was trying to annoy the Rockets center before the dreaded incident. As...Read More The post Dwight Howard drops Nuggets mascot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried does powerful two-handed putback slam against Rockets

The Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets, 115-111, in overtime but Denver did have some flashy plays that kept the fans into it. One of them was an excellent putback slam by Kenneth Faried. Here’s Faried’s two-handed rebound throwdown: These plays are probably the only highlights going on with the Nuggets as they have now lost seven of eight games. But nice jam, Faried....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot in face (GIF)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard delivered a playful kicked to the face of Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky during a timeout in Wednesday night's game at the Pepsi Center.Rocky was playfully taunting Howard when the Rockets big man kicked him in the nose:Given the delayed reaction in Rocky's fall, it's safe to say that he was not hurt.Howard scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Erick Green on life as an NBA rookie

Almost a third of the way into the NBA season, the Denver Nuggets are in an interesting position. Four games under .500 and having repeatedly stated that they’re committed to contending this season, the team also has a trio of intriguing rookies in Gary Harris, Jusuf Nurkic, and Erick Green. It’s a tough balance to strike, trying to win games now while at the same time getting...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl a candidate to coach Sacramento Kings?

With the Sacramento Kings parting ways with Michael Malone it seems that the city of Sacramento has fully committed to recruiting George Karl. In a Tweet Karl posted earlier this morning… My phone battery went from 100% to 50% from all these Twitter notifications….. — George Karl (@CoachKarl22) December 15, 2014   100% – 50% is quite impressive, but a timetable...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets are still lacking an identity

It’s tough to fault the Nuggets for Sunday night’s loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Playing on the second night of a back-to-back against the defending champions is a tough task, never mind the fact that the game was on Denver’s home court. There’s no shame in falling short, as the Nuggets did, 99-91 to a team as talented as San Antonio. That doesn’t make things any less...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov thinks Ty Lawson should be an All-Star because he’s a good dude

The NBA All-Star ballots have been opened and you can vote for your favorite player for the midseason classic in New York. In the meantime, the video campaigns have already begun. Timofey Mozgov of the Denver Nuggets wants all of us to vote for Ty Lawson. Why vote for Ty? According to Mozgov, it’s because “he’s a good dude”: I like that he threw in the “don’t drink...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: More wins needed vs. East

It’s the small things in life that’s what my Grandma use to tell me was to its the small things in life that make the biggest difference. She would say this to me when I had to study for a quiz or exam during high school and college. It wouldn’t make much of a difference to me because I dreaded studying for History subjects no matter what inspiring words were coming from...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Nuggets struggling on the road

Before the Denver Nuggets’ most recent three-game road trip, which began last Friday in Washington D.C. and ended on Monday in Toronto, Nuggets Head Coach Brian Shaw made his goals very clear for the Nuggets three games against the Wizards, Hawks and Raptors. “I want to win all three of these games on this road trip,” Shaw said last week in an interview with the Denver Post...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Kenneth Faried is 'questionable' for tonight's game

Denver Nuggets' forward Kenneth Faried is dealing with a lower back strain, and is listed as questionable for tonight's contest in Toronto. The injury seemingly popped up out of the blue, and caused 'The Manimal" to miss yesterday's game against the Hawks.Nuggets Kenneth Faried is questionable to play Monday, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports. pic.twitter.com/enEXJ26tOO—...
Via NBA Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Denver Police Department have beef with Nuggets?

Earlier this week, the Denver Police Department sent a shout-out to the city's local sports teams via Twitter, but curiously missing from the tweet was a reference to the Nuggets, the local NBA team. Naturally, this did not go unnoticed by the Nuggets:@DenverPolice cold..— Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) December 1, 2014Denver PD even went out of their way to mention the Colorado...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Fined $15k For Hard Foul On Alec Burks

On Tuesday the NBA announced that Denver Nuggets Arron Afflalo has been fined $15,000 for a hard foul on Utah Jazz Alec Burks. As reported by ESPN, Monday night Arron Afflalo was taking a dive to the basket when he hit guard Alec Burks on the side of his head in the fourth quarter. The Denver Nuggets guard received a flagrant-2 foul and was ejected. The NBA shooting star champion...
Via Basketball Bicker
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Police Department Snubs Nuggets In Shout-Out Tweet

The Denver Nuggets have won six of their last seven games, but there is one group that isn’t jumping on the bandwagon just yet. The Denver Police Department tweeted a nice shout-out to all the local sports teams on Sunday, but noticeably absent from the love-fest were the nuggets. FOR THE RECORD: We love @Broncos @Rockies @Avalanche & @ColoradoRapids— Denver Police Dept...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets were miffed at Denver PD’s exclusion of them

As a result of the line in the sand being drawn between the St. Louis PD and the St. Louis Rams, the Denver PD tweeted out a message of solidarity with the city’s local sports teams. They mentioned the Broncos, the Rockies, the Avalanche, and the Rapids, taking care of… wait, I think one team is missing. @DenverPolice cold.. — Denver Nuggets (@denvernuggets) December 1, 2014...
Via Awful Announcing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ty Lawson drops Kirk Hinrich to the floor

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson is often overlooked but is still the same quick, elusive player he's always been. Kirk Hinrich learned the hard way in the third quarter of Tuesday night's Bulls-Nuggets game, when Lawson put him on skates. Lawson set up near the three-point arc and made it look like he was going left—toward the top of the key. But he quickly changed...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Surprises Fan With A Kiss On The Cheek

During last friday night’s game Denver Nuggets JaVale McGee surprised a fan with a kiss. USA Today reports, JaVale McGee was trying to save a long rebound when he landed in an empty seat next to an elderly fan. He then laid a kiss on the fan’s cheek before he returned to the court to finish playing with his team. The fan was more than happy to receive a kiss...
Via Basketball Bicker
26 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee dives into front row, kisses female fan on cheek (Video)

Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee kissed a female fan on the cheek after landing in the front row seat next to her while saving a loose ball during the second quarter of Friday night's game against New Orleans.McGee was hustling for the ball after a missed three pointer by the Pelicans. He wasn't able to grab the rebound himself, but McGee was able to tip the ball to one of his...
Via Holdout Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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