Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 104 Portland Trail Blazers 95

Portland Trail Blazers 95 Final Recap | Box Score 104 Denver Nuggets Corey Brewer, SF 26 MIN | 5-14 FG | 0-1 FT | 4 REB | 0 AST | 11 PTS | +4 14 shots in 26 minutes is a lot, but Brewer has never been shy about letting it fly and he’s continued […]

Highway to the Danger Zone?

Danilo Gallinari, Ty Lawson, Timofey Mozgov, Arron Afflalo. They all have missed game this season with an ankle sprain.  Some have been serious (Gallo) some have been much less so (Afflalo).  However, I think I speak for Nuggets fans everywhere when I ask, “What is with all the ankle sprains?” Let me propose two potential […]

5-on-5: Second-half predictions

While the 3-on-3 articles have become a popular series here at Roundball Mining Company, every now and then we like to get you, the reader, more involved in the process. Thus, 5-on-5 is born. Though we encourage everyone to give their own opinions on the following questions in the comments section below, a select few […]

Nuggets News: Gallo’s return and a Chandler update

For those not following us on twitter, there’s been a couple more rumors swirling around the ongoing Wilson Chandler saga. The first coming out of hoopshype stating that the Toronto Raptors are actively trying to free up space for an offer sheet by trading Leandro Barbosa. The second and most compelling rumor causing much consternation […]

Hickory-High breaks down Nuggets offense

Ian Levy, of Hickory-High.com, who runs a fantastic blog centered around statistics, analysis and occasional ramblings — similar to what we do here — recently reached out to Roundball Mining Company to inform us of a video break down one of his newest contributors had posted. Being that we love video analysis, we were more […]

The 12 Game Road to Recovery

The new year started out kind to the Nuggets, especially after beginning January with a franchise best 12-3 record. Although they went on to lose their final two games in January, coach George Karl still called it “maybe the best month I’ve ever had” as the Nuggets were talked about as legitimate contenders for a […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 99 San Antonio Spurs 114

San Antonio Spurs 114 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Denver Nuggets Corey Brewer, SF 29 MIN | 9-17 FG | 3-4 FT | 1 REB | 1 AST | 23 PTS | -18 It’s really tough to rely on Brewer’s offense, but his constant energy and enthusiasm sure is fun to watch. Brewer was […]

Rapid Reaction: Los Angeles Clippers 103, Denver Nuggets 95

Denver Nuggets 95 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Los Angeles Clippers Corey Brewer, SF 35 MIN | 3-10 FG | 6-7 FT | 1 REB | 2 AST | 12 PTS | +1 Brewer is usually an energetic spark of mayhem, but spent most of the evening hoisting up ill-advised 3-pointers and taking bad […]

Film Room – Offense: Movement vs No Movement

The Roundball Mining Company Film Room is back!  Today we are going to compare the Nuggets offensive execution against Oklahoma City in the second quarter to their offensive execution at the end of the fourth quarter.  Maybe there is a reason why they struggle at the end of close games. The film does not lie.  […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 103 Minnesota Timberwolves 101 (OT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 101 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Denver Nuggets Corey Brewer, SF 43 MIN | 4-15 FG | 4-6 FT | 8 REB | 3 AST | 12 PTS | -3 Brew logged huge minutes in this one and kept himself useful by shooting less. He hasn’t found his touch from outside in […]

Nuggets Defensive Shortcomings Continue to Haunt Them

I have written about how the Denver Nuggets have a low defensive IQ.  There have too many breakdowns in communication and positioning that should not be happening at this point in the season.  In their hard fought 124-118 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder there was a perfect example of that.  On a key […]

Rapid Reaction: Oklahoma City Thunder 124, Denver Nuggets 118 (OT)

Denver Nuggets 118 Final Recap | Box Score 124 Oklahoma City Thunder Corey Brewer, SF 30 MIN | 5-14 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 3 AST | 10 PTS | -10 Being so reliant on Brewer’s offense is not a good look for the Nuggets, I commend Brewer for doing his best, […]

Nuggets News: Rumors and rants edition

[Note: The first two stories are the previous entrees about Chris Andersen and Wilson Chandler; the next few, however, are stories that have come to light since this post was originally created.] ESPN.com is reporting (Insider only) that Nuggets center, Chris “Birdman” Andersen is on the trading block with Koufos having been recently re-signed and […]

Rapid Reaction: Memphis Grizzlies 103, Denver Nuggets 102 [Updated]

Denver Nuggets 102 FinalRecap | Box Score 103 Memphis Grizzlies Al Harrington, PF 25 MIN | 0-3 FG | 4-6 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 4 PTS | -12 Four points in 25 minutes? That’s not the Big Al we’ve come to know this season. There’s no doubt that at this point, […]

Rapid Reaction: Dallas Mavericks 102, Denver Nuggets 84 [Updated]

Denver Nuggets 84 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Dallas Mavericks Corey Brewer, SF 35 MIN | 3-15 FG | 3-6 FT | 7 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -4 Brewer certainly wasn’t as effective as he has been coming off the bench, and he continues to struggle with his shot, but seven […]

Nuggets News: Chandler leads Zhejiang Lions to playoffs

It’s official. Wilson Chandler’s Chinese Basketball Association team, the Zhejiang Lions, has made the playoffs behind a 41-point, 18-rebound effort (be advised, the audio in the link is graphic) by Chandler. CBA Playoffs don’t begin until Feb. 22 at which time the seventh seeded Lions will face Stephon Marbury and the Beijing Ducks. First-round playoff […]