Johnson hits 3-pointer at buzzer, Nets beat Nuggets 105-104

NEW YORK (AP) Joe Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Markel Brown added a career-high 19 and Johnson finished with 12 points and eight assists for Brooklyn. Danilo Gallinari had 24 points and Kenneth Faried added 24 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets. Denver...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

What a Blake Griffin trade would look like

With reports now surfacing that the Los Angeles Clippers have discussed the potential of a Blake Griffin trade with the Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers, it sure does look like the team is fed up with the All-Star. Both Sixers and Nuggets have had discussions with Clippers about Blake Griffin, per league sources. @sn_nba earlier reported Nuggets talks. — Sam Amico (@AmicoHoops...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Emergence of Jae Crowder

On December 18, 2014, superstar Rajon Rondo was shipped from Boston to Dallas as part of a package deal.  Jae Crowder was sent from Dallas to Boston along with Jameer Nelson, Brandon Wright and a pair of draft picks in return. This deal marked the start of a rebuilding period in Boston that had loomed ever since Pierce and Garnett were moved to Brooklyn. Yet nobody could've...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets-Jazz Preview

Gordon Hayward realizes he won't receive the attention bestowed upon many of the NBA's other stars until the young Utah Jazz start winning regularly. Riding their longest winning streak of the season, Hayward is the main reason why. Utah can win its fourth straight game by beating the Denver Nuggets for the fourth consecutive time as it continues its homestand Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson suffers setback

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reported Monday that Denver Nuggets point guard, Jameer Nelson, suffered a setback in his recovery from a...
Via Mile High Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Most unlikely one-time NBA All-Stars

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Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay remains focused on playoffs with Hawks in town, “That’s my goal”

  Home sweet home ends tonight for the Denver Nuggets. The last opponent on this eight game home stand is the 26-19 Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks have not won in Denver since Dec. 6th, 2006 (98-92), eight straight wins for the Nuggets at home. If Denver wants to get close to their team goal on this home stand, they must win tonight. “The goal was 6-2,” said Emmanuel Mudiay about...
Via BSN Denver
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawks-Nuggets Preview

The Atlanta Hawks set a franchise record for road victories on their way to winning the Southeast Division last season. Their current position atop the division comes despite a losing road record, and a visit to Denver doesn't bode well on that improving. With Paul Millsap expected back, the Hawks attempt to beat the Nuggets on the road for the first time in over nine years Monday...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Malone’s Minutes: Coach on Gary Harris, “He’s become our best off ball mover”

  The Denver Nuggets face the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at Pepsi Center. Michael Malone spoke at shoot around on a variety of topics. Here we’ll focus on three items: what he said about Jusuf Nurkic, how to score against a tough Grizzlies interior defense and the team’s best off ball mover in Gary Harris. Malone on Nurkic heading into tonight’s Grizzlies game Malone: He looked...
Via BSN Denver
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets extending contract of GM Tim Connelly, staff right move for team

  Ahead of Denver’s fifth game of their eight game home stand, Nuggets President and Governor Josh Kroenke announced the team has reached contract extensions with General Manager Tim Connelly, Assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas and the entire front office staff. “Over the past few years Tim, Arturas, and the rest of our front office staff have worked tirelessly in reshaping our...
Via BSN Denver
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Improving Nuggets find themselves in front of booming Thunder

  Thunder vs. Nuggets Season series: 2-0 Thunder  The Thunder have had the Nuggets’ number this season as Denver has looked hopeless in stopping them when their offense is clicking. Normally teams can focus on certain X’s and O’s adjustments to slow down the opponent, but Oklahoma City simply overwhelms with its immense talent embodied by their two MVP-caliber players. If...
Via BSN Denver
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Positive MRI result allows PG Nelson to breathe easier

The Denver Nuggets and Jameer Nelson received good news Monday after an MRI exam revealed no fracture in the point guard's left wrist.Nelson continues to have "mobility issues," he reported via the Denver Post, but he's relieved that he will likely be out days instead of weeks for a Nuggets squad that has gotten hot of late, winning three of four and four of six, including knocking...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets sign high-scoring D-Leaguer with PG Nelson nursing hip injury

The Denver Nuggets signed guard Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day contract, the team announced Tuesday. Denver needed depth at guard after a right hip injury put Jameer Nelson on the shelf for Sunday's game. He is listed as day-to-day.Kilpatrick, a former All-American at Cincinnati who went undrafted, has been playing for the D-League's Delaware 87ers and averaging 27.1 points, 4.1...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudiay returns after missing 14 games with ankle ailment

DENVER (AP) Nuggets rookie point guard Emmanuel Mudiay returns to the court Sunday night against Charlotte after missing 14 games with a sprained right ankle. Just in time, too, as the Nuggets will be without Jameer Nelson after he strained his left hip flexor in a loss at Memphis on Friday. Denver also will be without forward Kenneth Faried, who's helping out after the birth...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank the Tank, Hornets in Denver to face Bosnian Beast, Nuggets

  The Denver Nuggets return home for their season-long eight game homestand, that spans from Jan. 10th to Jan. 25th. The team will finally get a chance to collect their breath and head coach Michael Malone should have ample time to get some practice in for his team on the mend. The Nuggets could be without Jameer Nelson, who has started in place of the injured Emmanuel Mudiay for...
Via BSN Denver
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Undermanned Warriors hold off Nuggets, stay unbeaten at home

The Golden State Warriors headed back home to Oracle Arena after a two game road trip to face the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. The Warriors got off to a red hot start but limped to the finish line, they prevailed in overtime by a score of 111-108. Draymond Green recorded another triple double, he had 29 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists. Klay Thompson had 26 points off of 11...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Nuggets rally to force overtime, fall to Warriors

  What started out as a blowout ended up being one of the most memorable games of the season, as the Nuggets found themselves with a mountain of a task and dug in instead of going home. THE RUNDOWN First Quarter – Starters: Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, Nikola Jokic The Warriors came out of the gate firing, opening the game with an 11-2 run right...
Via BSN Denver
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Despite another stellar game from Will Barton, Nuggets fall to Lillard-less Trail Blazers

  The Nuggets fought hard but were visibly exhausted, aside from Will Barton who seemingly has an infinite reservoir of energy. Behind C.J. McCollum‘s 29 points, Portland out-shot and out-executed the tired Nuggets despite a late-game rally. THE RUNDOWN First Quarter – Starters: Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Kostas Papanikolaou, Kenneth Faried, Joffrey Lauvergne McCollum has...
Via BSN Denver
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers cruise to victory over Denver Nuggets

  The score was not indicative of the game as the Cavaliers lead virtually the entire way and won it 93-87 over the Nuggets. Despite being overwhelmingly undermanned the Nuggets fought admirably, but eventually fell short due to a lack of firepower. Sloppy basketball, but much to be proud of in this loss. THE RUNDOWN First Quarter – Starters: Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Kostas...
Via BSN Denver
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets cannot hold onto fourth quarter lead, fall to Oklahoma City Thunder

  Despite a great effort and solid interior play, the Nuggets could not stop the Thunder in a 122-112 defeat in Oklahoma City. Both the inside and outside games showed up for the Thunder in the second half, proving to be too much for the undersized and undermanned Nuggets roster. When/Where Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015 at Chesapeake Energy Arena – Oklahoma City, OK Flipping the Script...
Via BSN Denver
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets look to extinguish Suns on tail end of back-to-back

  Back on November 14th and 20th, the Suns absolutely destroyed the Nuggets no matter where they played — home or away. This time the Nuggets will look for revenge after suffering yet another tough loss, this time to the hands of the now 5-23 Los Angeles Lakers, despite being up by 21-points late in the first half. Regular Season Game 29 (11-17) Nuggets @ Suns 7 p.m. MT...
Via BSN Denver
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Jae Crowder Has Made Presence Felt In Year Since Rajon Rondo Trade

BOSTON — Exactly one year ago Friday, the Boston Celtics shipped their best player to the Dallas Mavericks. Head coach Brad Stevens admits he didn’t know much about who the Celtics were getting in return. The haul for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo in that Dec. 18, 2014, trade included Jameer Nelson, Brandan Wright, a pair of draft picks and a little-known swingman named Jae...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Nuggets need to ride or die with Emmanuel Mudiay

Over the last week, the two teams that occupy the Pepsi Center have been injected with life – a long-awaited change for Nuggets and Avs fans. The Colorado Avalanche are on a three-game winning streak. Matt Duchene might be the hottest forward in the league, and Semyon Varlamov has regained the form that made him a Vezina Trophy finalist two seasons ago. Michael Malone’s Nuggets...
Via Mile High Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Wolves vs. Nuggets

Beating the Minnesota Timberwolves for the second time in five days would match Denver's longest win streak of the season and continue its recent turnaround. The Nuggets go for another big offensive showing Tuesday night while trying to make things easier on themselves against the struggling Timberwolves. Denver (10-14) has followed a season-worst eight-game slide with four wins...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nuggets sweep season series with Rockets, now winners of four of last five

  DENVER — Behind 23 points off the bench from emerging Sixth Man of the Year contender Will Barton and 21 points from Gary Harris, the Denver Nuggets topped the Houston Rockets 114-108 to conclude a three-game regular season sweep of the Western Conference finalists from a year ago. A huge part of Denver’s win was Harris, who defended James Harden admirably, allowing the...
Via BSN Denver
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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