2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 117 – Dallas Mavericks 105

Box Score | Highlights How many playoff games can you honestly say the opening jump ball played a role in determining the outcome?  Erick Dampier was called for stealing the tip and that gave the Nuggets the ball to start the game, but more importantly Denver got the ball to start the fourth instead of […]

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

The Denver Nuggets have a chance to grab their second round series with the Dallas Mavericks by the throat.  If they can win game two tonight at home it will put the Mavs in a big hole.  There is only one major adjustment I can think of that will determine the outcome of this game […]

Offday Offerings – Where Men are Men and Mavs are Mavs

Olivia Newton-John had the right idea (Let’s Get Physical) Dallas’ reaction to the Nuggets’ physical play is exactly what the Nuggets should want it to be.  Instead of talking about how they need to match the Nuggets’ physicality Carlisle is talking about sending video to the league of the fouls that were not being called.  […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 1: Denver Nuggets 109 – Dallas Mavericks 95

Box Score | Highlights Once again I simply do not know where to start.  There were so many great storylines for the Denver Nuggets during their game one 109-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks I do not think I can do them all justice. Carmelo was in foul trouble for much of the game, but […]

Denver Nuggets/Dallas Mavericks Round 2 – Final Thoughts

A few final thoughts before we tip off what should be a great second round series between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks. There has been some discussion about where the Nuggets’ heads are at and if they might not have the mental fortitude to win this series.  If we are questioning one team or another’s […]

Denver Nuggets/Dallas Mavericks Round 2 – Initial Thoughts

Before the season started I projected that Denver and Dallas would be fighting each other late in the season.  Of course, I thought it would be a battle for the eighth playoff spot, not a spot in the Western Conference Finals.  Forget the Regular Season  Just as with the New Orleans series the regular season […]