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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Second quarter costs Nuggets in loss

San Antonio 99, Denver 91 When: 8:00 PM ET, Sunday, December 14, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #11 Lauren Holtkamp, #24 Mike Callahan Attendance: 16544 By SportsDirect Inc. Spurs 99, Nuggets 91: Kawhi Leonard returned from a two-game absence and had 18 points, eight rebounds, five steals and a career-high six blocked shots as visiting...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler, Afflalo lead Nuggets over Heat, 102-82

DENVER (AP) Wilson Chandler scored 17 points, Arron Afflalo had 16 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Heat 102-82 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Chris Bosh had 14 points to lead Miami, which has dropped four of its last five on the road after starting the season 5-2 away from home. The Heat are in the middle of a stretch of eight of 10 games on the road...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat go cold from field in tough loss to Nuggets

DENVER (AP) -- Wilson Chandler scored 17 points, Arron Afflalo had 16 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Heat 102-82 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Chris Bosh had 14 points to lead Miami, which has dropped four of its last five on the road after starting the season 5-2 away from home. The Heat are in the middle of a stretch of eight of 10 games on the road...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Balanced Nuggets blow out Heat

Denver 102, Miami 82 When: 10:30 PM ET, Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #68 Marat Kogut, #13 Monty McCutchen, #58 Josh Tiven Attendance: 13433 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 102, Heat 82: Wilson Chandler scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Denver blew out visiting Miami in the second half. Arron Afflalo added 16 points for the...
Via Mile High Sports
6 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo fined $15K by NBA for hard foul

  Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for his hard foul against Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks. The league announced the punishment on Tuesday. Burks was driving to the basket in the fourth quarter of Denver's 103-101 win on Monday night when he was hit in the side of the head by Afflalo, who received a flagrant-2 foul and was ejected. Afflalo and Burks...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets G Afflalo fined by NBA

NEW YORK (AP) Denver Nuggets guard Arron Afflalo has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for his hard foul against Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks. The league announced the punishment on Tuesday. Burks was driving to the basket in the fourth quarter of Denver's 103-101 win on Monday night when he was hit in the side of the head by Afflalo, who received a flagrant-2 foul and was ejected. Afflalo...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arron Afflalo Fined $15K By NBA For Flagrant Foul 2 On Alec Burks

Arron Afflalo has been fined $15,000 for a flagrant foul two on Alec Burks, the NBA announced on Tuesday. The foul took place in the fourth quarter of the Denver Nuggets' win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson hits late jumper to lift Nuggets over Jazz

  Ty Lawson had 15 points and made a double-pump jumper to beat the shot clock with 29.6 seconds left that boosted the Denver Nuggets over the Utah Jazz 103-101 in a charged atmosphere Monday night. The game heated up after Arron Afflalo was ejected and the Jazz stormed back from a 22-point deficit to tie the game in the final minutes. Lawson, who also had 12 assists, made the game...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Afflalo scores 22, Denver beats Phoenix 122-97

DENVER (AP) This time, the Denver Nuggets didn't let the Phoenix Suns run free up and down the court. Arron Afflalo led seven Nuggets in double figures with 22 points, and Denver's defense stiffened in a 122-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Timofey Mozgov added 13 points as the Nuggets snapped a five-game losing streak to the Suns, who took the first of their home and...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets run away from Suns in blowout

Denver 122, Phoenix 97 When: 9:00 PM ET, Friday, November 28, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #34 Kevin Cutler, #54 Nick Buchert, #36 David Jones Attendance: 15509 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 122, Suns 97: Arron Afflalo led the way with 22 points and Ty Lawson added 11 points and 10 assists as Denver coasted past visiting Phoenix. Timofey Mozgov scored 13 points...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns defense can't slow Nuggets

DENVER -- Arron Afflalo led seven Nuggets in double figures with 22 points, and Denver won its fourth straight at home by beating the Phoenix Suns 122-97 on Friday night. Timofey Mozgov added 13 points as the Nuggets snapped a five-game losing streak to the Suns, who took the first of their home-and-home series on Wednesday after sweeping four meetings between the teams last season...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns defense can't slow Nuggets

DENVER -- Arron Afflalo led seven Nuggets in double figures with 22 points, and Denver won its fourth straight at home by beating the Phoenix Suns 122-97 on Friday night. Timofey Mozgov added 13 points as the Nuggets snapped a five-game losing streak to the Suns, who took the first of their home-and-home series on Wednesday after sweeping four meetings between the teams last season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers run out of gas in overtime, fall to Nuggets

  Wilson Chandler scored 19 points and Ty Lawson had 16 points and 16 assists, helping the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 101-94 in overtime on Sunday night. Arron Afflalo added 15 points for the Nuggets, who have won five of six following a 1-6 start that was capped by consecutive double-digit losses to Portland. The Lakers, coming off a 140-106 drubbing at Dallas,...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: offense finally getting consistent group effort

In today’s NBA, it’s considered practically impossible for a team without a true superstar, to win a championship. In fact, the ideal blueprint to winning a NBA championship in recent seasons has required not just one, but three superstar caliber players if teams want any real shot at winning a title. While the “Big three” formula certainly has plenty of NBA titles to back...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Afflalo, Faried lead Nuggets past Pelicans, 117-97

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-97 on Friday night. Danilo Gallinari had 17 points and JaVale McGee 14 for the Nuggets, who have won four of their last five after starting the season 1-6. They took two of three on the road last weekend and have won two straight at...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets starting to turn a corner

The mood in the Denver Nuggets locker room following their 107-100 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday was far from jubilant – the Nuggets are all too aware of the hole they’ve dug themselves in what’s sure to be another knock-down, drag-out Western Conference – but there was, maybe for the first time since before the season started, a sense of cautious optimism...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron scores 22, but Cavs' 4-game win streak ends vs. Nuggets

  Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night. Denver took the lead for good early in the third quarter and was up by as many as 14 points midway through the fourth. LeBron James, who missed the morning shootaround because of a cold, led Cleveland with 22 points. The Nuggets...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawson, Afflalo lead Nuggets past Cavaliers 106-97

CLEVELAND (AP) Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night. Denver took the lead for good early in the third quarter and was up by as many as 14 points midway through the fourth. LeBron James, who missed the morning shootaround because of a cold, led Cleveland with 22 points...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawson, Afflalo lead Nuggets past Cavaliers 106-97

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ty Lawson scored 24 points, Arron Afflalo added 23 and the Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland's four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory Monday night. Denver took the lead for good early in the third quarter and was up by as many as 14 points midway through the fourth. LeBron James, who missed the morning shootaround because of a cold, led Cleveland with 22 points...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
29 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
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

5 ways the Nuggets can make the playoffs

Last season snapped the Denver Nuggets 1o-year consecutive playoff-streak. Here are a five ways they can start a new one. And no, staying healthy is not on the list, though it would be a great start. 1) Lawson and Afflalo emerge as an elite backcourt What do two borderline all-star guards add up to? The Nuggets are hoping a playoff berth. Bringing Arron Afflalo back into the fold...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Will Afflalo bring some magic back with him?

The last time Arron Afflalo wore a Denver Nuggets uniform, Al Harrington, Nene Hilario, and the Birdman Chris Anderson were still on the roster. JaVale McGee was the fifth string center, Kenneth Faried was an starting to show his talent, the Nuggets went 38-28 and went on to lose to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round. He returns to a team that has a different coach, a different...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness?

Denver Nuggets: What is their Biggest Weakness? By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Denver Nuggets have had 1 of the best offseasons of any team in the NBA. Trading Evan Fournier and a 2nd round pick for Arron Afflalo is arguably the biggest bargain move of the offseason and he is a perfect fit on their roster, giving them one of the best guard duos in the NBA...
Via HoopStuff
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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