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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...
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1 hour 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...
Via Mile High Sports
2 hours 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
2 hours 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
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rose exits early again with injury as Bulls lose to Nuggets

DENVER -- Ty Lawson scored 20 points, including a key jumper in the waning seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 114-109 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Arron Afflalo added 19 points and Danilo Gallinari had 15 for the Nuggets, who defeated the Bulls for the eighth straight time in Denver. Bulls point guard Derrick Rose was limited to 10 minutes in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets hang on against depleted Bulls

Denver 114, Chicago 109 When: 9:00 PM ET, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #64 Justin VanDuyne, #31 Scott Wall, #10 Ron Garretson Attendance: 17033 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 114, Bulls 109: Ty Lawson collected 20 and 12 assists as Denver knocked off visiting Chicago to push its winning streak to five. Arron Afflalo scored 19 points and...
Via Mile High Sports
3 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets beat Lakers 101-94 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) 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...
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5 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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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis leads with 18 points as Pelicans fall to Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets were struggling and scuffling when they left for the road a week ago. Five games later they look like the team coach Brian Shaw envisioned. Kenneth Faried and Arron Afflalo scored 19 points each, Wilson Chandler had 18 and Denver 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...
Via AP on Fox
6 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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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Denver Nuggets have become a laughingstock

The Denver Nuggets hired Brian Shaw, the highly sought-after coaching candidate who was an assistant with the Lakers under Phil Jackson, to his first head-coaching job in the NBA last summer with high hopes. At the time, Denver was a team brimming with potential and young, explosive player after another. The roster composition is still basically the same as it was when Shaw signed...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Due to various factors, the Nuggets have become a laughingstock

The Denver Nuggets hired Brian Shaw, the highly sought-after coaching candidate who was an assistant with the Lakers under Phil Jackson, to his first head-coaching job in the NBA last summer with high hopes. At the time, Denver was a team brimming with potential and young, explosive player after another. The roster composition is still basically the same as it was when Shaw signed...
Via Bloguin Best
7 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...
Via Mile High Sports
8 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...
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11 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...
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11 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets get much-needed win in Indiana

Denver 108, Indiana 87 When: 7:00 PM ET, Friday, November 14, 2014 Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Officials: #40 Leon Wood, #79 Kevin Scott, #8 Marc Davis Attendance: 16286 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 108, Pacers 87: Arron Afflalo broke out of a slump with 17 points to lead a balanced attack as visiting Denver snapped a six-game losing streak in a convincing...
Via Mile High Sports
14 days ago  |  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...
Via Mile High Sports
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

Report: Arron Afflalo ‘extremely likely’ to opt out

The Denver Nuggets acquired shooting guard Arron Afflalo from the Orlando Magic this past offseason, and they are very excited about what he will bring to the team this season. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, Afflalo will have the ability to opt out of his contract after this season, which it appears will happen. According to a report from Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, Afflalo...
Via Sports-Glory
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Denver Nuggets: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: Traded for Arron Afflalo Drafted Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic Signed Erick Green Strongest: Acquiring Afflalo The Nuggets had a very strong offseason and they got the steal of the year acquiring Afflalo for just Evan Fournier and a second round pick...
Via HoopStuff
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Nuggets Off-Season Acquisitions

The Denver Nuggets have always been a middle of the pack team.  This year they made some free agent signings in hopes to improve their standing in the rough and tough Western Conference.  Here I grade the Nuggets off-season acquisitions:Arron AfflaloGrade: BArron Afflalo is a much better player than Evan Fournier, which is what made that deal a beneficial one.  Afflalo isn’t...
Via TopSportsReport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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