Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 99, San Antonio Spurs 100

The Nuggets dropped a heart breaker in San Antonio tonight as they struggled for stretches to contain Tony Parker and Danny Green. Denver had a shot at the buzzer but things broke down and Andre Miller was unable to hit a difficult shot in the lane.

Denver Nuggets 99 FinalRecap | Box Score 100 San Antonio Spurs
Danilo Gallinari, SF 31 MIN | 3-9 FG | 6-6 FT | 6 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 12 PTS | -21

Gallo had a nice stretch in the second half where he got to the line and scored some points, but for the entire first half he was invisible and his final possession was nothing short of a disaster. Gallo had an old unathletic Manu Ginobili and then Tiago Splitter on him and instead picked up his dribble outside the three point line with two seconds left on the clock before hot potatoing the ball to Andre Miller. It is becoming a bigger and bigger challenge for Gallo to score as opponents are not helping off him as far and making him break them down off the dribble. Against an athletic wing player like Kahwi Leonard tonight Gallo struggles. Also, on the defensive end Gallo was matched up on Danny Green and repeatedly got sucked too far in on help and burned from deep by both Green and at one point later on Leonard.

Kenneth Faried, SF 22 MIN | 6-8 FG | 0-0 FT | 4 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 12 PTS | 0

While Gallo was invisible in the first half Faried was invisible for the Nuggets in half two, though it was not totally his fault. Faried only had 2 points and 1 rebound in the second half but his minutes were dramatically cut because JaVale McGee was fantastic and needed to be on the floor.

Kosta Koufos, C 20 MIN | 2-3 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 4 PTS | -17

Koufos was, well there tonight. He finished his chances and grabbed some boards but again with the way McGee played the minutes were severely limited.

Ty Lawson, PG 20 MIN | 1-7 FG | 0-0 FT | 0 REB | 3 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 2 PTS | -19

Lawson was clearly not ready to be back, especially in a game like this. He air balled two shots in a row in the second half and we never saw him again after the break that followed those possessions.

Andre Iguodala, SG 37 MIN | 4-9 FG | 2-3 FT | 2 REB | 7 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | -2

Iguodala created very well in the first half for the Nuggets as he posted 5 assists and scored in the second half putting in 8 of his 10 points. His defense was better than most of the Nuggets perimeter players because he was athletic enough to recover to the shooters if he had to help. Most the night he was paired against Leonard who only scored 11 points, and 3 of those I remember as being when Iguodala was on the bench and Gallinari was sucked to far into the paint in help. Still the Nuggets needed him to create a bit more in the second half and he was unable to do so, which kept him from being graded much better than Gallo.

Corey Brewer, SF 22 MIN | 3-10 FG | 3-4 FT | 3 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 9 PTS | +14

Tonight was a night Brewer would like to forget. He had a dismal end of the first half when he took a bad shot too early in the clock and then compounded the mistake by getting beat back in transition and fouling Danny Green. Add to that the threes that were opened up when he gambled too far off Green or others and the seven missed shots and you get an ugly, ugly night for Corey.

JaVale McGee, C 26 MIN | 10-11 FG | 1-1 FT | 11 REB | 0 AST | 2 STL | 3 BLK | 1 TO | 21 PTS | +14

McGee was incredible for Denver tonight. He was incredibly active on both ends of the floor, rolling hard to the basket on offense and making proper rotations and contesting shots on defense. He even rebounded tonight, which is one of the things he can struggle at. It was one of those nights where you just sit and imagine what the Nuggets could be if JaVale was able to consistently play this way.

Andre Miller, PG 28 MIN | 7-18 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 8 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 14 PTS | +18

Miller took five more shots than any other Nugget tonight despite shooting under 50 percent. There were wild drives that produced nothing close to points or good shots, and other bad shots that happened to go in. Sure he had 8 assists but he also had 3 turnovers. And all of that is before we get to the defensive end of the court. The following are a few notes I took of things that happened, since I will have a post on Miller’s defense coming up with some video in the near future. (Just randomly points and confuses everyone,gets screened and stands around and watches rest of the play, let someone go right by him in transition to the rim, Miller loses man for layup.) As I said the a post with video will be coming, but the defensive end is getting worse and worse for Miller and it is becoming inexcusable because most of the problem is just plain effort.

Wilson Chandler, SG 34 MIN | 6-13 FG | 3-3 FT | 5 REB | 3 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 15 PTS | +8

Chandler was another no show in the second half of the game as he didn’t score a point. He helped keep the game close in the first half by attacking the rim and finishing through contact but in the second half he fell back into the trap of taking mid range jumpers, which is when he becomes ineffective.

George Karl

Karl did all the things we ask of him and it put the Nuggets in position to win the game, despite sub-par performances from some players. He rode JaVale when he was playing well, closing the game with him. He got a tech protecting his players, even if the timing was not great. He never went small, though that was more a product of not having Lawson available in the second half. The only problem I had was the final play that was drawn up as I would have like to see some more motion than what happened. But in the end he got a player that the Nuggets and fans think should be the closer the ball and he made a bad decision with it.

Three Things We Saw

  1. Ty isn’t right: Lawson played 20 minutes, but he was clearly not the Lawson that the Nuggets have grown accustomed too. This should serve as a warning to the Nuggets. I know they are in the running for the three seed, but Lawson’s health has to come first. Sit him until he is completely ready and not any time before that. Otherwise the playoffs will be a short stay.
  2. The Nuggets need Ty: Lawson has become the Nuggets late game go to player and the final possession tonight was one he would normally get. While the repetition for Gallinari is a good thing it seemed like he panicked a bit and picked up his dribble too early. Lawson would normally have the ball in that situation and I would assume have created something a bit better.
  3. 0 for from 3 means an L: We know the Nuggets struggle to shoot the ball but tonight was another reminder. The Nuggets won’t beat good teams without making threes and without Lawson, they really only had one good shooter get minutes. It is another reoccurring problem and one that looks like it will end up being the death of the Nuggets this season, whenever that comes.

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  • Ban Johnson

    1. Don’t hate on Andre Miller. He was +18 tonight. Not his fault. Plus he had the stones to get the ball and take the shot. Gallo, unfortunately, was too timid.

    2. The Nuggets, if healthy, can beat any team in the West. Getting Ty Lawson healthy is more important than home-cort.

    3. The Spurs have no answer for Javale McGee. That’s a good sign.

    • theo

      Yep.

    • Ackdog

      1 Wit you on Miller tonight. If he gets a C- so does Gallo Miller was ok tonight and doesn’t shy away from the big shot. It has become all to commonplace for Gallo to only take the wide open shots. Dude struggles when you get in his face. I also thought he was average on the defensive end tonight, maybe not as bad as Miller but the numbers don’t lie. He also had a 3rd of the Nuggets turnovers an he is not a primary ball handler
      2 Hurry and get well Lawson
      3 Good signs for the team that they had a chance to win it on the road

  • Douglas L.
  • Scott

    I would rather have Javale take that shot over Miller…

    • Mark

      I’m not a Miller fan, but with the clock running out and a bit of a lane, he’s got to drive and take that shot. Looked like he wasn’t supposed to get the ball, but he ended up getting a decent look. I’m with Miller on this one.

  • Tonia01

    Very hard loss to swallow, but I must say I am very proud of our guys. Against San Antonio, basically without Ty, having the referees whisseling against us the whole match and still having the shot to win the game, it is really something amazing. I just found – again – very questionable the way we managed the last shot, GK seems always very unprepared in these situations.

    • Mark

      Seems like we should always have the advantage since no one ever knows who’s actually going to get the ball at the end. But it always seems like a cluster-F when we have a chance for a game-winner.

      • theo

        Nugs are one of the more statistically efficient teams in the league at winning close games at crunch time. Hardly a regular cluster f-ck but agree looked like it tonight.

  • ny nugs fan

    uhhhh ginobli you gotta take that shot

    i mean seriously dude, you got nothing but rebounders in the game, take the shot

    • GK4Prez

      Ginobili plays for the other team

  • mcz84

    Hey we looked way better than in NO, so thats cool.But yea id rather have anyone take the last shot than Miller sorry.But we need TY healthy for the playoffs,if hes not ok let him rest.Iguadola did he even play? McGee played great, AMiller was aight ok on offense bad on defense.But SA is tough at home, tougher when theyre getting all the calls, no worries we still have homecourt, thanks to JR Smith the Knicks beat up Memphis.Gotta beat Brooklynn though

  • http://espn herpderpnuggets

    I just dont understand why the nba warns people like corey brewer for flopping, when the nuggets constantly got shafted on ticky tack fouls. Pisses me off that a team that just got off of a 15 game win streak still doesnt get ANY love. Besides the fact that the nuggets basically just got screwed out of game, it also shows that the spurs are losing their luster and the nuggets are a better team. Not hitting one 3 while the spurs hit 10 and get every foul call possible going their way, and to have a chance to win it is still pretty crazy. I hope im not the only angry fan tonight, maybe stern will look at this game.

    • SpursForever

      You must be high, the Spurs got hacked everytime without fouls being called.

      • http://espn herpderpnuggets

        lol spurs troll in a nuggets forum…what were you expecting? all of us fans congratulating the spurs on their cheap win?

  • Jerrod

    I always feel like games against the Spurs are essentially the most important games of the year because the Spurs model of success is about as close as the Nuggets can get to replicating. That being said, the huge advantage that the Spurs had (outside of the three extra teammates in black and white) was their three-point shooting. The Nuggets have to get a better shooter/become better at knocking down 3′s.

    • Tonia01

      In addition to what you mentioned, Ty practically did not play. This meant we went at half of the speed we could go. Considering all these elements, I really get a lot of confidence from this game.

      • Jerrod

        I think that’s an extremely valid point. If Ty Lawson is playing healthy, we win that game.

    • Mark

      When they decided to let JR Smith go, how is it possible that it didn’t occur to anyone that he need to be replaced with someone who can shoot? That would be like trading away Miller and Lawson for two forwards… Um, guys, don’t you think it would be nice to have a point guard?

      • http://espn herpderpnuggets

        WE NEED TO SIGN SOMEBODY LIKE KORVER THIS OFFSEASON, OR WHEN RE-SIGNING BREWER TELL HIM TO PRACTICE THAT JUMPER!

  • theo

    Sounds strange, but very encouraged. How many of us thought we had a real shot to win this game? I’ve been among the doubters here that we can beat SA in a playoff series. I’m convinced now we can.

    Haven’t banged this drum for a while–even though it’s one of the key themes of the year–but we can’t shoot from the perimeter. Did I mention we can’t shoot from the perimeter?

    We got outscored from 3 over the last two nights by about 50. No matter how cutting edge our ultra tempo in-the-paint-make-you- faint attack is, can’t overcome that kind of disparity easily. Make 30% of our threes and we win this game in a blowout–the only reason the Spurs we’re even in this game was our inability to make shots. Did I mention we can’t make perimeter shots? I also counted 4 missed layups and 2 point blank chippies in the last 7 minutes we missed. Frustrating.

    Memphis is trying to hand us a high seed. All we had to do was win 1 of 2 v NO and SA on the road and we could have put the Grizzlies essentially 3 games back with 9 to play since we have the tie breaker. Frustrating

    • Mark

      Agreed on the encouragement. If there’s such thing as a good loss, this was definitely it.

  • Aaron

    I agree with the grade on Gallo. . that’s on him. He needs to drive on Splitter and get the call, or make the drive.

    Refs were awful. . I think we return the favor next week. Hey, at least Memphis lost too. So, we slipped behind the Clips a 1/2 game, but nothing that can’t be made up.

  • mitchell

    Matt, do you need a copy editor? So many punctuation mistakes! (Sorry, it’s the journalist in me).
    Anyways, we played well and had a chance to win without our most important player on the floor. That is a great, great sign.
    Gallo needs to take that shot, especially with Splitter on him.
    Also, it would have been nice to grab a win with Memphis getting hosed by New York, but with Gasol playing injured I’m not too worried about the Grizz catching Denver in the standings.

    • 21PF

      I, to, am frustrated withthe grammerr erorrrs. at least too misuses of to/too/two in the rightup twonight.

      While I always enjoy the content here on RMC, and it’s usually deserving of an A, the mediocre to poor editing gets a D.

      • emie

        Mistakes in the “rightup” bothering you?

        LOL

  • CJP32

    It was a 1 point loss, when we made zero 3s and 15 FTs to their ten 3s and 20 FTs.

    Our starting 5 was horrible. 2nd below average game in a row for Iggy. Gallo was atrocious in the 1st half – with 0/4 FGs, 3 TOs and he gave up four straight 3s to Green. KK vanished again. Faried was 6/8 FGs but just 4 rebounds.

    The bench was great, all were a positive +/- for 59 points. Chandler was scoreless though in the 2nd half and looked gassed. CBrew was active but needs to hit hose layups, Andre had a quality game. McGee had his best game of the season – played under control and defended really well.

    The last play was drawn up for Gallo, but Splitter played him well, once he picked up his dribble, he panicked and Dre had 3 seconds to drive and shoot. I think the better option would have been a lob to McGee (he was 10-11) or the open guy in the corner – WC.

    Tough loss, but certainly an improvement. Lets pray that Ty is better Friday because D-Will will light us up.

  • theo

    Look forward, Matt, to video that demonstrates YMCA isn’t a slow, 37 year old point guard that was never very athletic even when young and can’t jump and gets beat defensively in a variety of ways because he doesn’t have the athletic chops right now to do it. Look forward to the video that shows the real problem is a 37 year old point guard that just doesn’t care. Must be some kind of video.

    • LBJ

      The C- grade for Miller is absurd. He kept us in the damn game – and his work with McGee got him about half his points.

      McGee actually showed up tonight – and Karl gave him the minutes he earned. Now if we can get this out of him on a regular basis….

    • Matt

      Theo,

      I am not expecting Miller to go out and hold Tony Parker scoreless. He just can’t do it and I understand that. But the examples I gave were not those of just being incapable physically of doing things like you are saying is the case. In fact I have 6 examples, in just the first three quarters, where a lack of effort or attention to basic team defense cost the Nuggets 13 points total I believe. At one point Miller literally was screened and let himself get hung up then turned around stood in place and watched the rest of the play. Or the play he got beat backdoor because he let his guy walk to the corner behind his back and never saw him as he ran to the rim, a play I saw developing the entire time. His grade wasn’t dropped because of the damage Tony Parker did to him. It is because I counted 13 points at least the Spurs scored at least in part because Miller could not be bothered to move or pay attention. And that doesn’t even get into the first quarter when he saw ball screens coming, put his hand on Tim Duncan’s chest and stood there as Parker used the screen. There was literally no effort to get over.

    • Ryan

      Yes, theo, it’s absurd of us to expect Andre Miller to put forth even minimal effort on defense because he’s old and slow….
      I think Matt is planning on highlighting Miller’s lack of effort, not so much his obvious lack of athleticism. No one expects him to be a lock-down defender, but there is a difference between trying and failing and not trying at all. His lack of ability on defense can be tolerated, but his lack of effort should not. He gets paid $5 million a year, it’s not too much to ask him to know where his man is, fight through screens, run people off of the 3-point line, etc

      • theo

        Matt and Ryan. All good. Look forward to the videos and take. Go for it.

  • Stephen H

    Karl mindset tonight: McGee, faried, and chandler is a big lineup and are playing great together to get us a big lead, lets take em out and lose the lead and all momentum. Plus I don’t want people to think or want McGee to start cause I don’t like him, so lets stop him here and close out half with doufus.

    To sum it up nuggets lose momentum before halftime and overall lose the game.

    Facebook.com/georgekarlmustgo

    • CJP32

      Yep, agreed. Gallo replaces CBrew with DEN up 43-32, then SA go on a 19-8 run to close the half. Green hits 4 threes whilst Gallo watches. That run there screwed us.

    • theo

      Yeah, Stephen H, absolutely agree Karl wanted to lose the game. Saw a big line up doing well and said to himself, ‘You know, we might win so got to take these guys out.’

      Please, less beverage might make for a better take. A lot of us here make intelligent critiques of Karl.

      They lost the game because they couldn’t make a shot outside of 5 feet all night. And couldn’t make a lot of key shots inside of 5 feet. Simpler explanations are always the best. Blaming the coach is the lowest common denominator default setting for most fans in almost every sport. Usually shows a lack of understanding. Boring. Boring.

      stephenhmustgo?

  • LDT710

    Teams like the Heat and Spurs can always get role players to just focus on defense and shooting open 3s. If only we could get someone like Brewer or Hamilton to just become that type of player we would be such a stronger team given how many points we score in the paint.

  • heykyleinsf

    I loved the effort and I am happy we took it to the best team in the West.. maybe the NBA. Loved how we did.. and if Ty was 100%.. we take this game. Very happy with this loss.. as losses go.

    Also.. GK is winning me over big time with his passion.

    I LOVE IT. I LOVE IT!!!!
    I want a picture of his assistants restraining him.

    I LOVE IT!!

    Anyone know where i can get that snapshot?
    I love it.

  • Zorba

    This was a game in which McGee (huge tonight!!!) could have played at least 8-10 mins with kk to face the SA frontline…

  • Steven

    Where are all the people who gush about KK being the better center tonight? How McGee is not a starter….

    What you saw is the difference in Denver being a contender vs an also ran. McGee will make errors but he will only improve if he plays more minutes.

    You can get away with KK against stiffs…not against Duncan.

    I was cheering in my house twice when McGee blocked Duncan on one, then stayed grounded and did not let him do his YMCA up and under .

    • Zorba

      Sick of this useless dispute between McGee and kk. They’re different and complementary, so just stop it… GK should play who is having it and both when necessary (against big front lines).
      Go nuggets!

      • amlowlife

        Agreed. We saw the “good” JaVale against the Spurs. Do we see that every night? No, unfortunately we don’t or he would start. Would we see that every night in a 7-game series? The Lakers series from last year suggest differently.

        Last year, despite Karl’s inclinations, Faried forced his way into the starting lineup. McGee has yet to do that. Some nights he’s playing in an alternate universe and some nights he’s dominating the universe the rest of us are in.

  • Vec

    Last play, Miller drove and should’ve pass to the wide open Iggy in the corner. That would’ve been the smart Point guard play. Would rather see Iggy make or miss then Miller take a crappy off balance shot over defenders. Miller is no game on the line hero. Karl needs to use Iggy more on the ball, watched Iggy since he was a rookie in Philly and he plays much better when the balls in his hands, he enjoys passing and getting teammates involved, he will never be a ball hog. Wish Karl would use him to his strengths. That is why Denver is seeing Iggy play the way he plays.

  • Giovanni

    We don’t make too race in the play offs if Karl doesn’t made a run play…
    Or change the defense…

    Thank you Jr….

    PsHow is possible to grade Ty?

    • NugzNazty

      I maybe agree with whatever it is you are trying to say to us?

  • Tonia01

    I have watched the final play 4 times, what a silly scheme was that. Gallo received the ball dribbling and had no whatsoever space around him, (i) he could not take a 3p shot as Splitter was really on his face, (ii) he could not penetrate as 3 players were around him, McGee in front as he made a cut in the painted area, Miller on his right and Iguodala on his left, both standing still with the defendor close to them. The only real good pass chance he had was Chandler in the right corner. That’s to me is an awufully designed play. So F- on GK again for the clutch shot.

    • GK4Prez

      I disagree, if you watch the final play again, Ginobili falls down, Mcgee slips down the lane wide open but Gallo doesn’t pass to him. Gallo also had Splitter on him at the top of the key and didn’t even attempt to take him off of the dribble. Put the ball in Chandlers hands in the exact same scenario and he gets to the front of the rim for a shot or goes to the line for two freebies. Chandler is better at finishing around the rim anyway, so maybe it was a bad play, but only because of who got the ball.

  • Roundball Bill

    How does Gallinari get a better grade than Miller? He was painful to watch out there tonight.

  • ChuckinJapan

    A good game overall, with a busted play at the end that could have won it, but just didn’t. Statistically we are good in those situations so I trust the numbers, but those last second plays rarely pass the eye-test for me.

    Agree with Theo and others who are encouraged by tonight. I think we can run with SA and our tempo can trump their execution over seven. Not that it will, just that it could.

    Biggest difference in style of play tonight vs. the three previous games was Miller’s willingness to push the ball, even just a bit. Rather than consistently crossing the half court line with 17-20 seconds left he quickdribbled or sent outlets up the sidelines creating driving opportunities for the wings. Those few seconds between semi-break and conventional half-court offense helped keep us close throughout. I think Ty playing 20 and giving dre his regular spot off the bench facilitated his mindset in that regard, rather than starting and pacing himself offensively. Defense was atrocious, but I think and have seen another couple of notches above what Dre has given us lately, despite Theo saying he has no chops whatsoever. I think he is reserving his best ball for the playoffs, and over the years we have seen that he is fearless in big moments which cannot be said for everybody on the Nuggs.

  • morningcoffee

    It’s becoming pretty clear this team needs two things:

    1. 3 point shooter to back up Iggy.
    2. SPEEDY point guard to back up Lawson.

    Nothing against Miller at all. He has a certain game, that no longer fits this team. If we got Korver and point guard in the same mold as Lawson, I really think we could make a run at least to the WCF next year. Something tells me Massai knows this, he’s not going to sit still this Summer.

  • http://espn gary g

    If we just hit lower third league average from beyond the Arc & charity stripe we probably beat everyone not named Heat in a series. Even simpler, if we could either be league average on D against 3′, or hit league average making 3′s, we win the West. Simpl as that. They dont even need to ace both ends, just try and hit some or stop some from beyond the arc.

    • SpursForever

      wishful thinking

  • Joshua

    Holy Javale McGee. I feel bad because I was ripping on him earlier in the day but wow did he look good last night. I was most impressed by his defense on Tim Duncan. Duncan was clearly agitated by his presence and could not get in a groove against him. I also witnessed Mcgee not bite on a pump fake (something I was sure I would never live to see). If we could consistantly get half of what we saw last night from Mcgee the nuggets could take it to a completely different level.

  • Steve

    “Karl did all the things we ask of him….”
    Yeah like leaving Spurs wide open hitting back to back threes.. And failing for the 20th time to draw the final play of the game.

  • CkWizard

    Just want to throw my two cents in here regarding a couple if the comments on this board. First this team is going to change a little next year and has players that can shoot behind Igoudala in Hamilton and Fournier and both of those players can play defense, rebound, and run like the front office wants so the Nuggets have potential shooters they just don’t see the floor because of the talent in front of them.

    I am interested in how the Front office handles ths off season… Brewer has grown on me as a player but I don’t like the rotations GK uses with regards to Brewer. I am trying to say that not having Brewer next year might make for better Rotations that lets Hamilton and Fournier see the floor and therefor get better shooters on the floor.

    I hope something is done this off season with regards to Miller, his defense is a liability on this team and again take him out of the rotation and Fournier and Hamilton can see the floor more and again better shooters in the rotation.

    The core group of starters and the rotation minus Miller and Brewer but add Stone, Fornier, and Hamilton would. Be a net positive in my eyes and the Nuggets would be better on defense and offense. I hope the Front office decides to develope it’s young Players and Keeps Igoudala. Ty is ready to lead and the Younger talented shooters are more valuable than a seasoned veteran that struggles defensivly no matter who it is.

    As far a a player like Korver goes do you really trust GK to draw up a pay at gets him an one look, or do you trust GK to tweak his system to help a player like Korver maximize his talents? I for one don’t think a Shooter like Korver is a god fit for a GK coached Nuggets team.

    • CJP32

      I’m sorry, but JHam had all summer to work on his game, the summer league, then training camp and pre-season – but it was clear that CBrew worked even harder. For most of the season he led the team in 3PT%. He is our leading scorer off the bench (tied with WC) and brings 100% energy/hustle every single game, JHam does not.

      To me GK favours CBrew over JHam because one guy wants to win, one guy wants to shoot – and CBrew does whats needed to try and win us games. Is he consistent every night? No, but neither is Iggy, Gallo, Ty, Faried, McGee – and they all get paid alot more the Brewer does.

      I can honestly see JHam being shifted this off-season, simply because he wont get the playing time he needs here in DEN under GK.

      I will agree with you on Miller though – he needs to be moved. I would love to see a quicker back up PG, and Stone to me just gets injured way too much. Maybe Fournier is that guy?

      • dynamo.joe

        So, why is Stone getting injured? There was none of this going on in college, not that I have been able to find.

        I saw him do more or less that same thing in a Dleague game. Bring up the ball no one around and “Arrgh! My leg!”

        Gotta be something wrong with that knee, no? Maybe they told him “you can’t have surgery til after the season, we need you for injury insurance”.

  • J

    The Nuggs need a spotup shooter. A JJ Redick would be huge, but I’d love to have someone like Jimmer- he would put butts in the seats and be a hometown favorite. Plus the man can shoot. FREE JIMMER

    • A.D.

      When in all reality, this role was to be filled by Fournier..