Game preview: Nuggets at Lakers Q&A

The Nuggets have started their 3-game road trip with frustrating losses to Utah and Golden State in which they failed to close out games they had led by 15 or more points. The final leg of the trip doesn’t get any easier as they wind it up in Los Angeles to meet the Lakers for […]

Nuggets promote D’Alessandro, Bratz

The Denver Nuggets announced Wednesday that both Pete D’Alessandro and Mike Bratz have been promoted. D’Alessandro has now been named the Vice President of Basketball Operations (Ujiri is still the Executive Vice President) and Bratz, Director of Player Personnel. D’Alessandro has been with the Nuggets since 2010 when then-rookie general manager Masai Ujiri hired him […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 103 Utah Jazz 105

Denver Nuggets 103 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Utah Jazz Danilo Gallinari, SF 28 MIN | 4-10 FG | 2-3 FT | 3 REB | 3 AST | 12 PTS | -10 He’s apparently under the weather and still did plenty of great things on offense until the utter collapse in the second half. […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 102, New Orleans Hornets 84

New Orleans Hornets 84 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 2-2 FT | 4 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | +17 This was not Gallo’s most glorious outing of the year but his aggressiveness was still on full display, which is what’s most […]

Don’t bogart that ball, McGee – Video scouting report

When JaVale McGee is on the court he uses a big chunk of Denver’s possessions. According to Basketball-Reference.com, among regular rotation players, he has the highest usage rate on the team at 23.9 percent. Despite this, he also has the third lowest assist rate at 3.6 percent. Kosta Koufos has the second lowest, 3.1 percent, […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 101 Minnesota Timberwolves 94

Denver Nuggets 101 Final Recap | Box Score 94 Minnesota Timberwolves Danilo Gallinari, SF 35 MIN | 6-11 FG | 6-6 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 19 PTS | +6 It wasn’t pretty, but Gallo put forth a pretty epic display of all-out effort when it mattered most. He finally got to […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 97, Memphis Grizzlies 92

Denver Nuggets 97 Final Recap | Box Score 92 Memphis Grizzlies Danilo Gallinari, SF 35 MIN | 7-15 FG | 10-11 FT | 5 REB | 3 AST | 26 PTS | -5 Gallo becomes the first Nugget to score over 25 points this season — and it just so happens the Nuggets get a […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 100 San Antonio Spurs 126

Denver Nuggets 100 Final Recap | Box Score 126 San Antonio Spurs Danilo Gallinari, SF 29 MIN | 7-13 FG | 1-1 FT | 7 REB | 1 AST | 15 PTS | -2 It’s a shame Gallo’s best overall effort yet had to come in such a lousy game. Gallo was attacking early and […]

#NuggetsRank No. 3: Danilo Gallinari

After a lengthy delay, coming in at number three in our #NuggetsRank series is starting small forward Danilo Gallinari. Despite possessing perhaps the best combination of skill and athleticism on the Nuggets’ entire roster, Gallo trailed behind the top two in our #NuggetsRank voting and ends up as the popular pick for third-best player on […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 93 Miami Heat 98

Miami Heat 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 93 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 31 MIN | 5-12 FG | 2-4 FT | 2 REB | 1 AST | 13 PTS | -9 Here’s a fun fact: Gallo’s only shot attempt in the fourth was a J.R. Smith-esque airball from three with the Nuggets down by […]