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STATE OF NATE: ROBINSON EXPLAINS HIS TATTOOS IN SEASON 3, EPISODE 6!

NATE ROBINSON hooked up a nice collabo between his S.O.N. web series and Dime Magazine to present the ninth-year Denver Nuggets guard getting “inked up” in the publication’s tattoo edition… If you don’t know by now, Robinson expresses himself completely through his tattoos…and the things he’s most passionate about are God, family and his pride for his hometown of Seattle...
Via SportySexyCool
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee wears sombrero in epic Instagram video

Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee has had himself a long NBA season where he sat on the bench injured for most of the year, and his team the Nuggets did not make it into the playoffs. McGee has always appeared to be good natured, which means he won’t let this season’s disappointments bring him down. In the below Instagram video McGee looks to be living life happily as he slowly...
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Why the Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs

For the first time in ten years there will be no basketball being played in the Pepsi Center this spring. The Denver Nuggets finished the year with a 36-46 record, the first time in ten years that the Nuggets failed to  make the playoffs and the first in 11 years they failed to finish the regular season above .500. Here are a few reasons on why the Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs...
Via isportsweb.com
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Shaw expects Nuggets to bring Kenneth Faried back

The Denver Nuggets had an incredibly disappointing season under new head coach Brian Shaw, and there are plenty of things to be worked on this offseason. That being said, there are pressing free agency decisions to make for the Nuggets as well. Brian Shaw has made it clear that he wants forward Kenneth Faried back with the team, and he expects Denver to get something done to bring...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari expects to be back for training camp

The Denver Nuggets ended the 2013-2014 season with a 116-112 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday to finish with a 36-46 record. The Nuggets played the entire season without forward Danilo Gallinari, who had a procedure last June on a partially torn ACL and reconstructive surgery in January. The good news is Gallinari is ahead of schedule in his rehab and intends...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrell Arthur plans on being back with Nuggets in 2014-15

If it’s up to Darrell Arthur, he’ll be back in a Nuggets uniform next season. The good news for him is it is his choice. Arthur, a reserve power forward who was one of the Nuggets’ best defensive players during the 2013-14 season has a player option worth about $3.5 million for next season. Barring a contract extension, he’ll be an unrestricted free agent next summer. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Shaw Expects Nuggets To Keep Kenneth Faried

Brian Shaw praised Kenneth Faried's play in the second half the regular season and said he expects the forward to remain with the Denver Nuggets next season. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back.” Faried was the Nuggets’ best player after the All-Star break, leading the team in scoring (18.8 points per game), rebounding (10...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Shaw “definitely” wants Kenneth Faried back

If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn’t any more. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back.” Faried was the Nuggets’ best player after the All-Star break, leading the team in scoring (18.8 points per game), rebounding (10.1) and shooting percentage ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets’ Shaw: “I definitely want to have (Kenneth Faried) back.”

If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn’t any more. He sits squarely on the Faried side. He does not want to see Faried traded at any time. Shaw wants his burgeoning star power forward back with the team next season. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

JaVale McGee Headlines Top 5 Shaqin’ A Fool Moments of the Season (Video)

Shaquille O’Neal’s Shaqin’ A Fool has emerged as a viral sensation on all social media platforms, and no one is safe whether it’s LeBron James or two-time Shaqtin’ MVP JaVale McGee. Shaq compiled a list of the five greatest Shaqin’ A Fool moments of the 2013-14 NBA season, which he shared on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on Tuesday. Basketball players if you’re wondering...
Via Basketball Bicker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Fantasy Stud of the Night: Apr 16th ☆

(DeAndre Jordan, Randy Foye, Timofey Mozgov by Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports) Every morning The Hoops Manifesto scours the boxscores from the previous night’s NBA games to find which player helped out his fantasy owner the most.  If you are here looking for a different kind of NBA Fantasy Stud, you are at the wrong place.  Pervert.  DeAndre Jordan vs Denver 6-8 FG, 1-8 FT...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Mine The Nuggets, 117-105

This game was played with a very nonchalant style from the beginning. After the Clippers got out to a 13-0 start, it became clear that they were going to win this one big, and the rest of the game played out as somewhat of a final runthrough for the starters, a chance for them to get a nice run in before the post-season begins. The Nuggets suddenly started caring about the game in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul uses 'spin cycle' move for score (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul used an incredible "spin cycle" move to shake Denver Nuggets guard Evan Fournier on his way to a score during the first quarter of Tuesday night's game at the Staples Center.With Fournier, CP3 started to drive baseline, then turned around and took a dribble back out before spinning around and finishing his drive to the basket...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Paul Goes Michael Jordan on Evan Fournier on Baseline

On Tuesday night, Chris Paul may’ve made the most skilled play of the year. The best point guard in the league baited Evan Fournier into thinking that he was dribbling back out to the three-point line, when instead, he turned around and spun towards the basket. The move resulted in Paul hitting an easy reverse layup. There shouldn’t have been one Clipper fan sitting down after...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Paul beats Evan Fournier with great spin move

There are few moves that can confuse a defender more than the spin move and during the first half of tonight’s Clippers/Nuggets game, Chris Paul showed off his smooth moves. Watch as Paul takes Nuggets guard Evan Fournier baseline and doles out a nasty spin move that gets him past the Nuggets defense: Just Nasty! *** Chris Paul’s nasty shake and bake [@recordsandradio] Paul...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Season Grade and Analysis

Denver Nuggets: Season Grade and Analysis By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 36-44 11th in the West Analysis: By many observers accounts the Nuggets had the worst offseason of any team in the league. They lost their GM Masai Ujiri, one of the best young executives in basketball, their coach George Karl, one of the best coaches in the game, Andre Iguodala, arguably...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Ty Lawson likely out final two games of the season

The Denver Nuggets enter tonight's game coming off a 101-94 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. It was the Nuggets third straight win to improve their record to 36-44 on the season. Although out of the playoff picture, the Nuggets would like to head into the off season riding a five-game winning streak. They'll have to do that most likely without the presence of...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Chris Paul with the Denver Nuggets

NBA Jersey Swaps: Chris Paul with the Denver Nuggets To request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Week 25: Max Out Your Games and Look Ahead to Next Season

As the fantasy hoops season is now effectively over, we’ll spend some of this week’s observations on a couple of players who can help you scrape that last point or two from this season’s team, and the rest on popular picks for breakout players next season who are finishing this season in promising fashion.   Pick Up: In 5 April games Aaron Brooks is averaging 16 points, 6...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Big-man battle on the horizon for Denver Nuggets

Six months before training camp, the position battles have already begun. Nuggets coach Brian Shaw acknowledged Saturday that he is intrigued by the competition that figures to take place when Denver reconvenes with a healthy roster next fall. He spoke specifically about Timofey Mozgov and JaVale McGee going head-to-head for the starting job at center. McGee started the first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: NBA Top 10 Plays of the Night (April 12)

Here are the NBA’s top 10 plays of the night for Saturday’s action, led by the Denver Nuggets’ Timofey Mozgov. The post Video: NBA Top 10 Plays of the Night (April 12) appeared first on Basketball Bicker.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Faried has 24 points, 21 boards as Nuggets rally to defeat Jazz

Saturday night's highlight happened about midway through the second quarter of the Nuggets' next-to-last home game, against the Utah Jazz. That was about the time the Atlanta Hawks were putting the finishing touches on an upset victory over Miami, thereby clinching the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. That eliminated the New York Knicks, officially giving the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Anybody Notice Mozgov’s Career Night?

Remember the name Timofey Mozgov? Is the only thing that comes to mind Blake Griffin‘s facial on him a couple of years back? I wouldn’t be surprised if you aren’t too familiar with him. After all, the only big publicity for stellar performances comes down […] The post Did Anybody Notice Mozgov’s Career Night? appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala breaks Quincy Miller's ankles with nasty crossover (Video)

Golden State Warriors power forward Andre Iguodala unleashed an incredibly nasty crossover move that broke the ankles of Denver Nuggets forward Quincy Miller during the first quarter of Thursday night's game at the ORACLE Arena.After the game, Miller jokingly blamed it on his sneakers:I ain't never wearing them damn sneakers again
Via Holdout Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala Embarrasses His Defender With Mean Crossover (Video)

The Denver Nuggets narrowly defeated the Golden State Warriors 100-99 on Thursday night, but not without some embarrassment. Golden State forward Andre Iguodala held court during the first quarter of the game when he schooled Denver’s Quincy Miller with a mean double crossover. Iguodala knows what he did, and his face at the end says it all. Man-to-man coverage is only as...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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