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Nuggets mascot in trouble after making unauthorized appearance at GOP rally

The man inside the mascot uniform for the Denver Nuggets is in a bit of trouble after putting on the outfit and attending a Colorado Republican rally without the organization’s knowledge. From David Krause of The Denver Post: Unbeknownst to the Denver Nuggets organization, mascot Rocky was at the Colorado Republican rally Monday and evidently didn’t check with his bosses at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Mascot In Trouble For Attending Mitt Romney GOP Rally (Photo)

The Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky, is in some hot water with the team for making an unsanctioned appearance at a GOP rally hosted by Mitt Romney on Monday. The actor who plays the very acrobatic mountain lion was seen at the rally in full costume posing with young republicans, from the Colorado GOP twitter page The tweet was soon deleted, but it was too late. The Nuggets issued the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets mascot attends GOP rally without team’s consent

Even team mascots have rules to abide by. And Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot, may learn that lesson the hard way after showing up at a Colorado GOP rally on Monday without permission. Rocky failed to inform the team about his appearance, and the Nuggets “want to be apolitical,” according to marketing Manager Graham Wincott (via the Denver Post). Rocky has not provided a statement...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Shaw Wants Lawson To Watch How Peyton Leads at Practice

The NBA season is quickly approaching. Teams like the Denver Nuggets are looking to bounce back from a disappointing campaign last season. Denver missed the postseason for the first time in ten years. Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw is looking for Ty Lawson to take on more responsibility.  “One thing I wanted to do with him,” Shaw said, “and still may do before we get too heavy...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alonzo Gee Reaches Deal With Nuggets

Free agent forward Alonzo Gee has reached agreement on a deal with the Denver Nuggets, a source with knowledge told RealGM. After deciding on Monday to join the Nuggets, Gee will report to Denver training camp Tuesday. As one of the best players on the available market, the 6-foot-6 forward brings active defense and athleticism on the wing for the Nuggets. Gee, 27, has trained...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Gallinari on mend from knee injury

DENVER (AP) For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward. A quick memo to all his family and friends planning any future visits from Italy: The Denver Nuggets standout is busy now because he's healthy again. After three surgeries to fix his left knee and countless hours of rehab, Gallinari finally feels like he's back to his...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets embracing “Why not us?” attitude

Last season, head coach Brian Shaw experienced what it felt like to be the top coach of a team. It certainly did not end as expected. Coach Shaw’s Denver Nuggets finished the 2014 season 36-46. Hampered by many injuries last year, the Nuggets feel as if they have a chip on their shoulder for the upcoming season. “Excitement level is off the charts right now. Why not us?” Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Pursuing Alonzo Gee

The Denver Nuggets are actively pursuing free agent forward Alonzo Gee, sources with knowledge told RealGM. Despite dealing with the adversity of three offseason trades and his release from the Sacramento Kings on Thursday, Gee has worked out diligently on his overall game, including improving his jump shot, daily training sessions and getting into the best basketball shape of his...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Nuggets that could be All-Stars

The Denver Nuggets training camp officially opens next week, and the questions heading into the 2014-15 season sound awfully similar to the ones asked seemingly every year since Carmelo Anthony skipped town – namely, can the Nuggets win without an all-star on the roster? With that in mind, here are the five players on the Nuggets roster most likely to make get an all-star nod this...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Danilo Gallinari expects to play in first preseason game

The Denver Nuggets approach training camp following a disappointing 2013-2014 in which they won only 36  games. This came off a 57-25 record in 2012-2013. A major issue contributing to the poor season was injuries. Only four players appeared in over 70 games. They played the entire season without forward Danilo Gallinari, who had a procedure last June on a partially torn ACL...
Via NBA Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: 5 reasons why they will make the playoffs

Last year was a disaster for the Denver Nuggets. They won only 37 games and finished as the 5th worst team in the conference. The new coach meant they were playing under a new system and weren’t able to build any chemistry due to the constant injuries. All the rotating players, the new system of Brian Shaw, injuries, nothing went right for the Nuggets last year. That is about to...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dear Denver Nuggets: It’s Not Me, It’s You

Dear Denver Nuggets, I am breaking up with you. It’s not me, it’s you and let me tell you why. I recently had the exciting opportunity to take part in a contest sponsored by the Denver Nuggets and reddit. They were looking for someone to report on Nuggets Media Day, also known as the start of training camp, for reddit. I thought that this could be a great opportunity for me to...
Via Hardwood Gold Rush
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Faried’s potential after FIBA World Cup

The FIBA World Cup was another victory for the US, but it might have been a bigger victory for Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried. Faried entered the selection process to be picked to play for Team USA as a player who wasn’t suppose to make the team. He did, and good thing for the team too because he turned out to be the most consistent player in the tournament. Faried threw...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Trading Mozgov a bad idea

The Denver Nuggets have heard that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in trading for center Timofey Mozgov. Cleveland has had one of the busiest off seasons in recent memory. It all started when they got the number one pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, and used it to draft Andrew Wiggins. Then the biggest move of the summer happened when LeBron James decided to come home to play ball...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kenneth Faried hits circus shot against Turkey

One of the key hustle players for Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup is Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and in the first quarter of today’s Turkey-USA first round match-up, he should off his offensive skill. Watch as Kenneth decides to drive baseline and makes a pretty up-and-under move which leads to a circus shot that goes in: That’s just straight pretty! *** Faried...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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