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Magic and Nuggets could face off for their desired coach

Both the Denver Nuggets and the Orlando Magic are in the market for a new head coach. The Magic fired Jacque Vaughn this season after a disappointing tenure, while the Nuggets fired Brian Shaw after he failed to connect with his players on any level.Both teams' situations are eerily similar, which could lead to an interesting offseason. We've seen teams compete for the same players...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Nuggets Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Nuggets will add next to Ty Lawson, Kenneth...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson posts Instagram video of Brian Shaw locker room rap

Before the Denver Nuggets parted ways with head coach Brian Shaw this season, there was a notable story regarding the Nuggets head coach performing a locker room rap to try to relate to his young team. Earlier today, Lawson might have posted that infamous rap to his Instagram account and to be fair to Brian, it’s actually pretty solid performance: A video posted by tylawson3...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Head coaching candidates for the Denver Nuggets

Now that the dreadful story that was the Denver Nuggets regular season is over, the search for the next head coach has begun. There are no shortage of candidates for the position, from interim coaches to veterans, all the way to college coaches and hometown favorites. Lets break down a few of the names floating around the thick pool of options. Melvin Hunt, Interim Head Coach ...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

A New Market for Will the Thrill?

​ After two-and-a-half seasons mostly warming the bench for the Portland Trail Blazers, mercurial guard Will Barton was traded to the Denver Nuggets in the deal that sent Arron Afflalo to Portland. It probably didn’t surprise anybody that Barton’s scoring average jumped after the trade, going from 3.0 to 11.0 points per game. Barton was behind an entire playoff-caliber...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets vow to speed up tempo next season

DENVER (AP) The job requirement for the next head coach of the Denver Nuggets is pretty simple and straightforward: Must let the team play at an uptempo pace. You know, the way George Karl used to do when the Nuggets perennially made the postseason before he was fired. That's a winning brand of basketball in the Mile High City - during the regular season, anyway. And that's what...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors wrap up their best regular season with win over Nuggets

  Not hoots or hollers were heard in Golden State's locker room. No hugs or high-fives were seen, and no major celebrations were in the works. ''Reserved but happy,'' is how coach Steve Kerr described his team. After the best regular season in franchise history, the Warriors want more. In fact, nothing less than a championship might be good enough now. Klay Thompson scored 25 points...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Hunt’s final audition in Golden State

The Denver Nuggets will wrap-up their season tonight against the Golden State Warriors in what is Melvin Hunt’s final audition for the permanent job. Calling the Nuggets season disappointing is an understatement. It’s been a year filled with player revolts, a head coach telling the media his team has quit, atrocious play on the floor and a midseason coaching change. Plainly...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried Records a Season-High 30 Points

Denver Nuggets energizer Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 30 points, going 12-of-14 from the field and hauled in seven rebounds to beat the visiting Kings. The post Kenneth Faried Records a Season-High 30 Points appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Faried scores 30 points, Nuggets beat Kings 122-111

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 30 points and the Denver Nuggets spoiled George Karl's return to Denver, beating the Sacramento Kings 122-111 on Sunday. Wilson Chandler had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Nuggets in their home finale. At 19-22, Denver had a losing record at Pepsi Center for the first time since 2002-03. That was two years before Karl arrived...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari gets career-high 47 points against Mavericks

As the Denver Nuggets look towards next season, Danilo Gallinari decided to show off during the final week of the regular season with an impressive performance on Friday night. The Nuggets faced off against the Dallas Mavericks and Danilo put together a career-high 47 points in a close double overtime loss in Denver. Check out some of his best highlights below: Previously, Danilo’s...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Danilo Gallinari Scores Career-High 47 Points

In a ABA-esque high scoring thriller between the Mavericks and Nuggets. Danilo Gallinari went off for a career-high 47 points in a double-overtime loss. In 46 minutes of work Gallo finished 15-of-23 from the field, was a perfect 10/10 from the charity stripe and hauled in nine rebounds. The post Danilo Gallinari Scores Career-High 47 Points appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Felton's winner lifts Mavs over Nuggets in 2 OTs; Gallinari scores 47

  Raymond Felton hit a layup with 1.5 seconds remaining in double overtime, then blocked a last-second shot to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 144-143 on Friday night. Felton drove past Randy Foye and banked in a shot high off the glass. He then got a piece of Kenneth Faried's jumper at the buzzer, causing the ball to wind up short. Danilo Gallinari scored a career...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Felton lifts Mavs to 144-143 win over Nuggets in 2 OTs

DENVER (AP) Raymond Felton hit a layup with 1.5 seconds remaining in double overtime, then blocked a last-second shot to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 144-143 on Friday night. Felton drove past Randy Foye and banked in a shot high off the glass. He then got a piece of Kenneth Faried's jumper at the buzzer, causing the ball to wind up short. Danilo Gallinari scored...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Faried leads Nuggets past Lakers

  Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 29 points and had 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 27 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-101 on Wednesday night. Ty Lawson had 16 points for the Nuggets in the matchup of teams headed for the lottery for the second straight year. Denver has the seventh worst record in the NBA and the Lakers the fourth-worst. Rookie...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried leads Nuggets past Lakers, 119-101

DENVER (AP) Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 29 points and had 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 27 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-101 on Wednesday night. Ty Lawson had 16 points for the Nuggets in the matchup of teams headed for the lottery for the second straight year. Denver has the seventh worst record in the NBA and the Lakers the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets’ Gallinari suspects some Photoshopping done for Marco Belinelli’s GQ Italy cover

AT&T CENTER — A few weeks ago, it was discovered San Antonio Spurs’ Marco Belinelli graced the cover of GQ Italy magazine in his birthday suit with cheerleaders strategically covering up his male anatomy. The photos went viral and many got a chuckle at Marco’s risque photo-shoot. Even his fellow Italian countryman, Denver Nugget’s Danilo Gallinari, […]
Via Project Spurs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs cruise past Nuggets to extend record for 50-win seasons

  Danny Green scored 21 points, including 6-for-6 shooting on 3-pointers, and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 123-93 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night after losing Tiago Splitter to a right calf injury during a strong start. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and Aron Baynes added 18 points in 19 minutes for San Antonio, which has won six straight. Danilo Galinari scored...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets looked to move Lawson at deadline

Ty Lawson may have been a huge part of the Denver Nuggets franchise for his first six seasons in the league, but that may be about to change. Before the trade deadline, Nuggets management was looking for multiple first round draft picks for the former University of Northern Carolina point guard. No team was willing to bite for the veteran, but the offseason may be a different story...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Sought Two First Rounders For Ty Lawson At Deadline

The Denver Nuggets discussed trades involving Ty Lawson at the deadline and sources said they sought multiple first round picks. The Utah Jazz will own a lottery pick and could include another asset to move the needle for the Nuggets to trade Lawson. Lawson is just 27 and has experience playing at high altitude. The Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics could also make a play for Lawson.
Via RealGM
23 days ago  |  Discuss

The floor general the Denver Nuggets need

Not much as gone right for the Denver Nuggets this season – not even when it looked like losing might land them a higher draft pick. Just when we were starting to learn about players like Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns, Emmanuel Mudiay and DeAngelo Russell, the Nuggets fired their beleaguered head coach and started winning games, much to the chagrin of fans rooting for the losing...
Via Mile High Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Claim Ian Clark Off Waivers

Ian Clark has been claimed off waivers by the Denver Nuggets. Clark played in 23 games for the Utah Jazz, averaging 1.9 points in seven minutes a game. He averaged 14 points in seven games for the Jazz’s NBA Development League affiliate in Boise.
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge puts Portland on top of Denver

The Nuggets hung tough, but LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds and former Nuggets Arron Afflalo chipped in 21 and five to power the Portland Trail Blazers (47-25) to a 120-114 win over Denver (28-46) in a high-scoring affair Saturday night in Portland. The Nuggets were without forward Danilo Gallinari, who was taking a breather on the second night of a back-to-back....
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets take care of business against Jazz

Ty Lawson had 18 points and nine assists and Jameer Nelson added 18 off the bench as the Nuggets (28-45) led wire-to-wire Friday night, beating the Utah Jazz (31-41) 107-91 at home. Denver got out to a quick start shooting the ball, with Danilo Gallinari nailing a step-back three for Denver’s first points of the game, and Ty Lawson taking and making a little step-back to put the...
Via Mile High Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets roll to 107-91 win as Jazz drop 4th straight

DENVER (AP) Ty Lawson and Jameer Nelson each scored 18 points as the Denver Nuggets beat Utah 107-91 on Friday night, handing the Jazz their fourth straight loss. Right around tip-off, the Jazz announced Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, had died. He was 80. Hundley called 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009. There...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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