As the NBA season winds down many teams that aren’t preparing for the Playoffs start to look towards the future. New players are signed, veterans with nagging injuries see their minutes go down, and sometimes teams accidentally don’t win on purpose. Maybe not all of those apply to the Denver Nuggets, but JaKarr Sampson did […]
The struggling Denver Nuggets might have thought the worst was over after Monday night’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, but the bad news kept coming after the final buzzer. Danilo Gallinari suffered an ankle injury in the fourth quarter against Dallas, and on Monday night the Nuggets revealed Gallo suffered two torn medial ligaments and […]
After losing three straight the Nuggets nabbed their first win since the All-Star break with an 87-81 win over the Clippers in LA. Denver’s defense came up big on the second night of a back-to-back, holding the Clippers to just 62 points through three quarters. The Nuggets were led by Kenneth Faried’s 21 points in just […]
The Nuggets took a step back in their first game since the All-Star break, giving up 70 points in the first half and losing to the Kings on retro night in Sacramento. Despite a healthy roster outside of Jameer Nelson and Wilson Chandler, the Nuggets looked shorthanded and overmatched against DeMarcus Cousins’ Kings. Nikola Jokic […]
Seeing Chauncey Billups’ #1 Pistons jersey raised to the rafters was a poignant moment for the Denver Nuggets and their fans. Denver’s native son took Nuggets basketball near the highest of highs in 2009, and the young Nuggets of new are trying to lay a foundation to follow along. Wednesday night’s win was a step […]
Kenneth Faried was a late scratch and after a rough first half, the Nuggets trailed Detroit by nine and it looked like Denver was headed into sub .500 territory on their eight-game homestand. Then, the second half happened and the Nuggets got defense in the game with a furious comeback led by rookies Emmanuel Mudiay […]
The Pacers and Nuggets turned back the clock for an ABA style shootout at the Pepsi Center, where the Nuggets prevailed by a score of 129-126. The only things missing were a disco ball and the rainbow skyline jerseys.
What a shame for those who missed tonight’s thriller in downtown Denver, as the Nuggets upset the Warriors 112-110 in their most exciting game of the last three seasons. The Warriors’ greatness was on display as they erased a 10 point fourth quarter deficit and kept battling back to the very end. Steph Curry scored 20 points […]
Emmanuel Mudiay returned to action and the Nuggets held on for their first home win since December 14th, beating the Charlotte Hornets 95-92.
The Nuggets gutted out their first win since Christmas Eve with a 78-74 road win in Minnesota, snapping a 6-game losing streak and bringing their record to 13-23. It is the first time this season Denver has won a game while scoring fewer than 100 points. The Nuggets had only two players score double figures — Danilo […]
After Tuesday night’s 93-87 win in Denver, LeBron James now has 6,475 career assists. That’s a remarkable number for someone who doesn’t play the point guard position and it’s mind numbing to think he can only push that number further as his career continues to its latter stages. But for all the “he makes his […]
A shorthanded Nuggets team snapped a three-game skid with a gritty road win in Phoenix on the second half of a back-to-back. With the Nuggets down three starters, Randy Foye was thrust into the starting point guard role and scored 31 points on 27 shots.
The Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets both carried streaks into Friday night’s matchup in Salt Lake City. After an unfortunate 48 minutes of basketball, the Jazz halted their four game losing streak with a 97-88 win, which also snapped Denver’s run of three consecutive wins. The game was a classic slopfest featuring lots of missed layups, […]
The Nuggets sweep the season series against the Houston Rockets with a 114-108 win at the Pepsi Center. Denver is 4-1 in their last five games after enduring an 8-game losing streak.
The Nuggets erased a 17-point deficit and earned a hard-fought overtime win against the Minnesota Timberwolves, breaking a five game home losing streak and moving to 9-14 on the year. Gallo scored 9 of his 23 in overtime and Emmanuel Mudiay went down in the first half with an ankle injury. Minnesota Timberwolves 108 Final […]
Make it five straight home losses after the Denver Nuggets suffer an 85-74 loss to the visiting Orlando Magic. Will Barton led Denver with 23 points on 23 shots off the bench, but the Nuggets only put two other players in double figures, with Danilo Gallinari and JJ Hickson scoring a paltry 13 and 10 […]
No recap tonight but hey — the obvious happened. The undefeated Warriors matched the best start in NBA history a with a 118-105 win over the Nugs. Golden State has won 15 straight and will go for the record on Tuesday. Denver came up just short of covering the 12 point spread at home, proving again that the […]
There are a couple ways to look at the Denver Nuggets’ 114-107 home loss to the Phoenix Suns, a game which saw Denver surrender a 17-point lead all in the second half. On one hand it’s a learning experience for a young team. Emmanuel Mudiay and Gary Harris both posted new career highs in scoring […]
Despite playing better than expected the Nuggets predictably lost to the Spurs by a score of 109-98. Denver’s poor shooting reared it’s ugly ahead again and the Spurs never let up long enough to let the Nuggets get in the game. Emmanuel Mudiay turned in a very shaky performance and the Hickson-Faried pairing again showed signs […]