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J.J. Hickson denies Gorgui Dieng slam dunk with huge block

There are times in life when getting blocked can be a bad thing but in the case of Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson, one of his blocks during the Nuggets-Timberwolves game was a good thing for his squad. As time wound down in the third quarter of play, Minnesota’s Gorgui Dieng appeared to have an open lane to the basket for an easy dunk. Watch as J.J. soars to deny Dieng the...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Mascot Takes One For the Team

Mascots are meant to keep the crowd entertained as much as possible whenever necessary.  To do that they sometimes have to do things that most people would not willingly do. I say most because there is always a whack job somewhere that enjoys pain.Even though the Denver Nuggest mascot is wearing some kind of protection here dropping from that height on his little buddies still has...
Via FatManWriting
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets mascot loses balance, takes a brutal shot to the crotch (VIDEO)

It’s been an eventful last few months for Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot. He attended a GOP rally, taunted Dwight Howard and was involved in a stunt gone wrong during Friday night’s Timberwolves-Nuggets game. He put on a show for the fans in attendance while on the balance beam—wearing a tutu. But he slipped, and ended up doing a variation of the splits—with the balance...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets hold off visiting Wolves, 106-102

DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried had a career-high 25 rebounds to go along with 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-102 on Friday night. Wilson Chandler scored 21 points for the Nuggets, who had lost two in a row. Ty Lawson finished with 16 points and 11 assists. Faried tied the NBA's highest rebounding total this season. Mavericks center Tyson Chandler...
Via AP on Fox
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Nuggets hold off visiting Wolves, 106-102

DENVER (AP) -- Kenneth Faried had a career-high 25 rebounds to go along with 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-102 on Friday night. Wilson Chandler scored 21 points for the Nuggets, who had lost two in a row. Ty Lawson finished with 16 points and 11 assists. Faried tied the NBA's highest rebounding total this season. Mavericks center Tyson Chandler...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets hang on against Timberwolves

BOXSCORE | RECAP Denver 106, Minnesota 102 When: 9:00 PM ET, Friday, December 26, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #72 J.T. Orr, #40 Leon Wood, #36 David Jones Attendance: 14516 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 106, Timberwolves 102: Kenneth Faried delivered a season-high 26 points and a career-high 25 rebounds as Denver held off visiting Minnesota. Faried went...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Faried's 25 rebounds, 26 points lead Nuggets past T-wolves

  Kenneth Faried had a career-high 25 rebounds to go along with 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-102 on Friday night. Wilson Chandler scored 21 points for the Nuggets, who had lost two in a row. Ty Lawson finished with 16 points and 11 assists. Faried tied the NBA's highest rebounding total this season. Mavericks center Tyson Chandler also had...
Via AP on Fox
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Denver Nuggets: Will the real Kenneth Faried please stand up?

This was supposed to be it. This was supposed to be the year. The year when Kenneth Faried would take his game to the next level and play at an all-star caliber level after his stellar performance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup this past summer. However, instead of building off of his strong performance with the US national team, where he was named to the tournaments’ “All...
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Preview: Wolves at Nuggets

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson drives to the basket more than any player in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves allow the league's highest shooting percentage and one of the worst in terms of shots within five feet of the basket. Rookie Zach LaVine will be tasked with trying to slow down Lawson for the visiting Timberwolves in Friday night's first matchup of the season between...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Nuggets Preview

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson drives to the basket more than any player in the NBA. The Minnesota Timberwolves allow the league's highest shooting percentage and one of the worst in terms of shots within five feet of the basket. Rookie Zach LaVine will be tasked with trying to slow down Lawson for the visiting Timberwolves in Friday night's first matchup of the season between...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Late Nets surge stops Nuggets

Brooklyn 102, Denver 96 When: 7:30 PM ET, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York Officials: #55 Bill Kennedy, #60 James Williams, #54 Nick Buchert Attendance: 17080 By SportsDirect Inc. Nets 102, Nuggets 96: Joe Johnson scored 27 points and Mason Plumlee had 19 points and 13 rebounds as host Brooklyn defeated Denver. Jarrett Jack added 17 points and...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: In need of a superstar

The Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs last season and have not gotten off to their greatest start this season, currently sitting at 12-16 on the season. The fingers have been pointed at many different reasons to their inefficiency, including lack of defense, injuries, Coach Brian Shaw, but one of the main reasons that is singled out when talking about the Denver Nuggets is that...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Timofey Mozgov gets bloodied up on court (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov took an errant elbow to the face under the basket in the first quarter of Monday night's game with the Charlotte Hornets and the big Russian looked more like he was subbing for J.J. Watt than playing in the NBA. After Bismack Biyombo opened the nasty cut above his eye, Mosgov quickly leaned down and covered his face before removing his hand...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov Bloodied After Catching Bismack Biyombo Elbow

  Based on that main image alone, you’d think Timofey Mozgov was involved in a street fight or something. However, it turns out the Nuggets big man was just the unfortunate recipient of an elbow from Bismack Biyombo. As you can see from the video below, the incident took place around the 4:30 mark in the first quarter after Ty Lawson drove past Kemba Walker, then dished to his...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov bloodied after accidental elbow to face (Video)

WARNING: This video has a lot of blood, so the squeamish may want to look away.Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov suffered a bloody injury after taking a shot to the side of the face during the first quarter of Monday night's game against Charlotte.Mozgov was hit just above his left eye by an accidental elbow from Bismack Biyombo underneath the rim as he made a move for the basket...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Timofey Mozgov Bloodied by Accidental Elbow (Video)

Timofey Mozgov didn’t get dunked on by anyone this time, but he was left a bloody mess after taking an errant elbow from Bismack Biyombo. The Nuggets center Timofey had to receive four stitches.
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari out with right knee tear

Terrible news out of the Pepsi Center Sunday. Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post first reported Sunday morning that forward Danilo Gallinari suffered a tear of his meniscus in his right knee in Saturday’s 76-73 win over the Indiana Pacers and will miss significant time. #Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with a meniscus tear in his right knee. He’s out indefinitely, and will...
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Danilo Gallinari tears his meniscus

Nuggets small forward Danilo Gallinari continues to battle injuries, this time tearing the meniscus in his right knee. Via the Associated Press: Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery. The team has yet to announce a timetable for his return. The Nuggets have had a hard time staying healthy as a whole...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari out after tearing meniscus in right knee

DENVER -- Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery. The team has yet to announce a timetable for his return. Gallinari turned in one of his best games of the season Saturday in a win over Indiana as he scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a critical fourth-quarter run. Gallinari is averaging 7.8 points...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallinari out after tearing meniscus in right knee

DENVER (AP) Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari has a torn meniscus in his right knee and is expected to soon undergo surgery. The team has yet to announce a timetable for his return. Gallinari turned in one of his best games of the season Saturday in a win over Indiana as he scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a critical fourth-quarter run. Gallinari is averaging 7.8...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari Out Indefinitely With Torn Meniscus

After missing the entire 2013-14 NBA season due to a torn left ACL, the injury bug appears to have bitten Danilo Gallinari again. #Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with a meniscus tear in his right knee. He’s out indefinitely, and will need surgery. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) December 21, 2014   Gallo is expected to have surgery in the next day or two, and there...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Danilo Gallinari Out Indefinitely With Torn Meniscus

Danilo Gallinari was supposed to be the next Dirk Nowitzki, but it seems knee issues will derail that dream. Gallinari will miss the next month with a torn meniscus. #Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with a meniscus tear in his right knee. He's out indefinitely, and will need surgery. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) December 21, 2014 Two years ago Gallinari had a torn...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Danilo Gallinari Out Indefinitely With Torn Meniscus

Danilo Gallinari was supposed to be the next Dirk Nowitzki, but it seems knee issues will derail that dream. Gallinari will miss the next month with a torn meniscus. #Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari diagnosed with a meniscus tear in his right knee. He's out indefinitely, and will need surgery. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) December 21, 2014 Two years ago Gallinari had a torn...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari Has Meniscus Tear In Right Knee

Danilo Gallinari has been diagnosed with a meniscus tear in his right knee. Gallinari is out indefinitely and will need surgery.
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried skies for monster slam dunk against Pacers

There are few players in the association with the athleticism of Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried and during last night’s Pacers-Nuggets game, Kenneth showed off his aerial ability. With less than two minutes to play in the fourth quarter, Faried took a nice pass from teammate Ty Lawson and soared past the Pacers defense for the power dunk: The Manimal took flight! *** Faried...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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