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Nuggets think they can find success with their up tempo style and offseason pickups

There are a lot of really good teams in the Western Conference, which makes it very hard for those second-tier teams — right below the established Thunder, Spurs and Clippers to name a few — to jump up into contending status. The Denver Nuggets are one of those second-tier teams. The Nuggets were bad last season in coach Brian Shaw‘s first year at the helm, winning just 36...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets think they can find success with their up tempo style and offseason pickups

There are a lot of really good teams in the Western Conference, which makes it very hard for those second-tier teams — right below the established Thunder, Spurs and Clippers to name a few — to jump up into contending status. The Denver Nuggets are one of those second-tier teams. The Nuggets were bad last season in coach Brian Shaw‘s first year at the helm, winning just 36...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jusuf Nurkic, Gary Harris have looked like keepers

Just two games into the preseason, the largely unknown commodity was quickly becoming known. His name: Jusuf Nurkic. Opposing coaching staffs told Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw how impressed they were. "Just about him and how physical he is and the way he goes after rebounds," Shaw said. Nurkic, 20, has been a rebounding machine through five preseason games. Even though...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets tickets up by 144% in 2014

A year after a disappointing 36-46 season, the Denver Nuggets will look to rebound in 2014-15. The first year under head coach Brian Shaw did not end well, though injuries played a large part in the underwhelming play. With players like Danilo Gallinari, J.J Hickson, JaVale McGee and Nate Robinson healthy, the rotation depth should be much better than it was last season. There is...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets tickets up by 144% in 2014

A year after a disappointing 36-46 season, the Denver Nuggets will look to rebound in 2014-15. The first year under head coach Brian Shaw did not end well, though injuries played a large part in the underwhelming play. With players like Danilo Gallinari, J.J Hickson, JaVale McGee and Nate Robinson healthy, the rotation depth should be much better than it was last season. There is...
Via Bloguin Best
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Could Miss Start Of Season With Soreness In Tibia

JaVale McGee continues to deal with soreness in his left tibia, which he injured last season, and is playing the waiting game. “What he’s going through right now is when he has practiced and he has done physical work out there on the floor, he’s the only one that’s shown some soreness the next day,” Brian Shaw said. “But from our medical staff they say that’s pretty...
Via RealGM
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: With good health, Nuggets still capable of sleeper role

Coach Brian Shaw finally landed a head-coaching gig after seemingly interviewing, then getting turned down, forever. Following his first season with the Nuggets, we can safely say the jury is still out. Shaw is a former point guard and a strong leader who is known for his Xs and Os. But can he sell the players on his smarts? The next year or two should answer that. Centers JaVale...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
20 days ago  |  Discuss

TLM Podcast Ep. 43 – Talking Nuggets with Charlie Yao

Discussing the expectations for the Nuggets, Faried’s extension, the pressure on Brian Shaw, and more. Yesterday, James and I had the pleasure of talking about the Denver Nuggets upcoming season with Charlie Yao of Roundball Mining Company, ESPN’s Truehoop affiliate for the Denver Nuggets. We covered plenty of topics surrounding the Nuggets, a team that just two seasons ago...
Via The Lottery Mafia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaw getting the Nuggets ready to run

Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw has always wanted his team to push the pace. Now, he’s letting off the reins a little. Shaw was hired before last season when the Nuggets top brass came to the conclusion that George Karl’s run and gun squads couldn’t cut it in the playoffs. Shaw, who came from grind it out teams in both Los Angeles with the Lakers and the Indiana Pacers...
Via Mile High Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Half Court Pace: A close look at the Denver Nuggets

Last season, the Denver Nuggets experimented with several different styles of play. Coming into training camp, head coach Brian Shaw was determined to rid the Nuggets of the fast paced, drive-and-kick style that had become a staple under George Karl. The theory was that the run-and-gun style of play was not conducive to playoff success. To change that, principles of the triangle...
Via Analytics Game
22 days 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
23 days 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 2K15 Orlando Magic Player Ratings Released

The NBA season being right around the corner means also that video basketball game freaks are chomping at the bit to get the new NBA 2K15 for their XBOX or PlayStation. It also signifies that Orlando Magic fans are waiting in great anticipation for roster player ratings. One of the cool commercial promotions featured prominently on television involves playing with the mid-...
Via Magic Basketball Online
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets coach Brian Shaw proud of Kenneth Faried's work in Spain

Fan. Coach. Scout. Brian Shaw has been a combination all three while watching Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried rise to prominence with the U.S. Men’s National Team. While not surprised by Faried’s success at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, the second-year coach wants the Manimal’s momentum to continue when the Nuggets convene for training camp later this month. “I think...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ennis Whatley Almost Played for the Celtics?

 Ennis Whatley was a member of the Celtics during the pre-season of 1988.  It's true!  And then, just like that, he wasn't: If you followed the NBA in the 80s and 90s you totally remember Whatley.  But you may not have known how close he was to playing for the Celtics.  According to the article, the strong play of Brian Shaw in the preseason sealed the fate for Whatley...
Via Celtics Life
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Shaw one-on-one

Recently Mile High Sports writer, Marvin Leibstone, met with Denver Nuggets Head Coach, Brian Shaw, to gain a sense of Coach Shaw’s take on the Nuggets current capabilities and limitations, also Shaw’s thoughts about the recent and upcoming NBA seasons. Thus, the following— ML (Leibstone) – WHAT were the hardest among challenges that you faced at the start of your being...
Via Mile High Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With a healthy roster, Denver could be a surprise team out West. Last season was in large part a wash for the Denver Nuggets, as injuries crippled a team capable of making the playoffs. It started with Danilo Gallinari’s torn ACL back in April 2013, which kept him out all of last season, and things got worse from there. JaVale McGee only played in five games due to a stress fracture...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

What Carmelo Anthony signing with the Lakers would mean for Karl Malone, Brian Shaw and John Salley

With Chris Kaman headed to the Trail Blazers and Jodie Meeks to the Pistons, I projected the Lakers to be $23,998,667 over the salary cap. So, how is Los Angeles in the race for Carmelo Anthony? Free agents continue to count against the salary cap until they sign – either with their current team or elsewhere – or until they’re renounced. Beyond their four players under contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Shaw Picks Up Impressive Late Model Victory At Flamboro

By Randy Spencer – A great night for racing at Bennett Chevrolet Flamboro Speedway and there were five divisions ready to hit the track. Double heats were on the card and heats win were as follows. Pure Stock heat 1 & 2 winner was Josh Shantz. Mini Stock heat wins by Hudson Nagy, Chad Corcoran, Jake Gilbert and Mike Holmes. Thunder Car heat wins went to Dave Bailey, Mark Burbridge...
Via On Pit Road
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Brian Shaw won't coach Knicks

Ever since Steve Kerr turned down the chance to coach the New York Knicks last week, rumors have been swirling regarding "Plan B" for Phil Jackson and co.One of the names that emerged as a possibility was Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw, who just completed his first year at the helm. However, as Nuggets president Josh Kroenke tells Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets president: Brian Shaw won't coach Knicks

After weeks of speculation over New York Knicks president Phil Jackson's intrigue with luring Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw to Madison Square Garden, Denver president Josh Kroenke made it clear to Yahoo Sports on Thursday night: It isn't happening. "Brian has said publicly – and privately to us – that his desire is to be here, and we feel strongly about him as...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets President: Brian Shaw Won’t Leave For Knicks

Well, so much for Phil Jackson getting his student to come to New York. “Brian has said publicly – and privately to us – that his desire is to be here, and we feel strongly about him as our coach,” Kroenke told Yahoo Sports. “I don’t foresee a scenario or circumstance where he’s going to be anywhere but with the Nuggets next season.” Where do the Knicks go from him?
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nuggets' President Doesn't Forsee Scenario For Brian Shaw To Leave Nuggets

Brian Shaw has said he is pleased to be the Denver Nuggets' head coach and has no plans to leave, and the team president reiterated the stance on Thursday amid speculation that the New York Knicks will pursue Shaw. "Brian has said publicly – and privately to us – that his desire is to be here, and we feel strongly about him as our coach," Josh Kroenke said. "...
Via RealGM
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks president Phil Jackson prefers Brian Shaw over Derek Fisher

Phil Jackson covets Brian Shaw as the next coach of the New York Knicks.Image By The White House Office of the Press Secretary, via Wikimedia CommonsMany analysts and media pundits pegged Derek Fisher as the top coaching candidate for the Knicks, but according to a source:"Jackson, the Knicks president, prefers Shaw over Fisher, but the Nuggets would require the Knicks to pay...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Shaw Pleased To Stay With Nuggets, Atop Phil Jackson's List Of Candidates

Brian Shaw is the top preference of Phil Jackson to be the new head coach of the New York Knicks, according to a source. The Denver Nuggets would require compensation for Shaw, but Jackson reportedly has not given up hope on the scenario. It is unclear whether the Knicks have requested permission to interview Shaw. The Knicks are also expected to be interested in Derek Fisher. Shaw...
Via RealGM
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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