2009 Western Conference Finals Game 1: Denver Nuggets 103 – Los Angeles Lakers 105

Box Score | Highlights For the first time in the postseason the Denver Nuggets trail in a series.  There are two ways to look at tonight’s 105-103 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Either Denver proved that they can hang with the Lakers and good things are ahead or the Nuggets proved […]

2009 Western Conference Finals: Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers Game Thread

Watch the game live online on ESPN360! I was intending to put together some final thoughts on the series and then post some game one insights in a game thread, but sadly we are running out of time so I am going to have to combine both into one final pre-series post. In my previous posts […]

Offday Offerings – Vince McMahon has Game 4 in a Headlock

Here is an abbreviated Offday Offerings as I continue to watch game film in preparation for the Denver Nuggets/Los Angeles Lakers Western Conference Finals. FM 104.3 The Fan in Denver is reporting that the Pepsi Center is double booked on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.  WWE Monday Night Raw, which is broadcast live, is slated to […]

Denver Nuggets/Los Angeles Lakers – Initial Thoughts

So far in the 2009 NBA Playoffs the Nuggets have only had to deal with players like Tyson Chandler, Hilton Armstrong, Erick Damiper, Ryan Hollins and Brandon Bass.  Not an overly impressive group, eh? Next up is Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum. If that did not get your attention, I do not know what will.  […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 5: Denver Nuggets 124 – Dallas Mavericks 110

Box Score | Highlights I told you I would post a game five recap, not that anyone cares at this point though. For all the talent the Nuggets possessed in the Carmelo Anthony/Allen Iverson pairing there is nothing quite like watching Denver play when both Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony are playing at their peak […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 5: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks Game Thread

The Denver Nuggets have another chance to close out a series in game five at home in the Pepsi Center.  Following their game four loss I fully expect the Nuggets to come out with a strong desire to put Dallas away.  Denver better be ready to play because the Mavs have been slowly figuring out […]

Melo and Chauncey – Third Team All-NBA

Both Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups have been named Third Team All-NBA. Carmelo had two first team votes and had 116 points finishing sixth among forwards.  LeBron James (122 first team votes, 610 points) and Dirk Nowitzki (35 first team votes, 383 points) were the first team forwards.  Tim Duncan (39 fist team votes, 378 […]

Nene, J.R. Smith and Chris Andersen Not the NBA’s Most Improved Player

No Denver Nuggets’ player won the NBA Most Improved Player award, but Denver was well represented in the voting.  Danny Granger from the Indiana Pacers won the award with 364 points (48 first place votes, 37 second and 13 third) finishing 25 points ahead of Devin Harris.  Nene was the first Nugget on the list […]