Seeing Chauncey Billups’ #1 Pistons jersey raised to the rafters was a poignant moment for the Denver Nuggets and their fans. Denver’s native son took Nuggets basketball near the highest of highs in 2009, and the young Nuggets of new are trying to lay a foundation to follow along. Wednesday night’s win was a step […]
Editor’s note: The following article was written by our founder, Jeremy Wagner, and published to Roundball Mining Company on January 18th, 2011. Chauncey Billups will be honored by the Detroit Pistons with a jersey retirement ceremony at tonight’s game against the visiting Denver Nuggets. As soon as Carmelo Anthony decided he wanted out of […]
Kenneth Faried was a late scratch and after a rough first half, the Nuggets trailed Detroit by nine and it looked like Denver was headed into sub .500 territory on their eight-game homestand. Then, the second half happened and the Nuggets got defense in the game with a furious comeback led by rookies Emmanuel Mudiay […]
The Denver Nuggets are keeping their front office intact, extending the contracts of General Manager Tim Connelly and assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas. Nuggets President and Governor Josh Kroenke announced the news via a press release. From Josh Kroenke: Over the past few years Tim, Arturas, and the rest of our front office staff have worked […]
The Pacers and Nuggets turned back the clock for an ABA style shootout at the Pepsi Center, where the Nuggets prevailed by a score of 129-126. The only things missing were a disco ball and the rainbow skyline jerseys.
What a shame for those who missed tonight’s thriller in downtown Denver, as the Nuggets upset the Warriors 112-110 in their most exciting game of the last three seasons. The Warriors’ greatness was on display as they erased a 10 point fourth quarter deficit and kept battling back to the very end. Steph Curry scored 20 points […]
The return of a few key players has sparked some roster reshuffling for the Denver Nuggets. Kostas Papanikolaou was waived on January 7th, marking the second time this season the Greek forward has been let go by the team. Potentially taking his roster spot is Delaware 87ers and former Cincinnati Bearcats guard Sean Kilpatrick, according to […]
Emmanuel Mudiay returned to action and the Nuggets held on for their first home win since December 14th, beating the Charlotte Hornets 95-92.
The Nuggets gutted out their first win since Christmas Eve with a 78-74 road win in Minnesota, snapping a 6-game losing streak and bringing their record to 13-23. It is the first time this season Denver has won a game while scoring fewer than 100 points. The Nuggets had only two players score double figures — Danilo […]
After an exciting overtime loss to the now 31-2 Golden State Warriors, the mood among Nuggets fans quickly turned somber as the game telecast ended with Kenneth Faried being placed in a neck brace with EMT assistance. Faried was injured on a drive by Klay Thompson that gave the Warriors the lead with 15.7 remaining […]
After Tuesday night’s 93-87 win in Denver, LeBron James now has 6,475 career assists. That’s a remarkable number for someone who doesn’t play the point guard position and it’s mind numbing to think he can only push that number further as his career continues to its latter stages. But for all the “he makes his […]
The defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers made their only appearance of the 2015-2016 season at Pepsi Center Tuesday night, handing Denver its third-straight loss. Fittingly, they wore all black, probably a sign of mourning as this was the last time in 2015 the Nuggets could underwhelm their home crowd. The 93-87 setback puts the […]
A shorthanded Nuggets team snapped a three-game skid with a gritty road win in Phoenix on the second half of a back-to-back. With the Nuggets down three starters, Randy Foye was thrust into the starting point guard role and scored 31 points on 27 shots.
The Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets both carried streaks into Friday night’s matchup in Salt Lake City. After an unfortunate 48 minutes of basketball, the Jazz halted their four game losing streak with a 97-88 win, which also snapped Denver’s run of three consecutive wins. The game was a classic slopfest featuring lots of missed layups, […]
The Nuggets sweep the season series against the Houston Rockets with a 114-108 win at the Pepsi Center. Denver is 4-1 in their last five games after enduring an 8-game losing streak.
The Nuggets erased a 17-point deficit and earned a hard-fought overtime win against the Minnesota Timberwolves, breaking a five game home losing streak and moving to 9-14 on the year. Gallo scored 9 of his 23 in overtime and Emmanuel Mudiay went down in the first half with an ankle injury. Minnesota Timberwolves 108 Final […]
Make it five straight home losses after the Denver Nuggets suffer an 85-74 loss to the visiting Orlando Magic. Will Barton led Denver with 23 points on 23 shots off the bench, but the Nuggets only put two other players in double figures, with Danilo Gallinari and JJ Hickson scoring a paltry 13 and 10 […]
The Nuggets rolled into Toronto on the second game of a back-to-back and snapped an 8-game skid with a 106-105 win. Defensively the Nuggets were solid, allowing Toronto just 46.7% eFG while getting just enough offense to squeeze out a win and halt the streak.
Over the past eight games it’s become clear the Denver Nuggets need to play a near perfect game to end their losing streak. They almost did it in Wednesday night’s game against the Chicago Bulls, hanging close for a full 48 minutes before sputtering out in the fourth quarter. Chicago won the game 99-90, handing […]