The Nuggets edged the Heat for their third straight summer league win in thrilling fashion, winning 86-83 off an Ian Clark go-ahead three with 1.7 seconds remaining. Erick Green sank two crucial free throws after the Heat turned the ball over on their final possession, sealing the win for Denver in what had been a […]
The NBA’s second (and arguably most intriguing) season is upon us. At midnight, the clock struck Free Agency, and many high-profile players are now on the market, looking for lucrative contracts. The biggest names- LeBron James (sort of), LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love and Marc Gasol, to name a few- will all draw attention from across […]
It was a shocker at 7 when one of the draft’s top guys fell into Denver’s lap. So with city buzzing about the star potential of Emmanuel Mudiay, we here at RMC thought we’d take a look back at the draft and forward to the upcoming free agency period. Despite the Front Office promising clear […]
After last night’s NBA Draft, two things became immediately clear for the Denver Nuggets. The first, and most important, is that Denver may have found a legitimate building block for the future when point guard Emmanuel Mudiay fell into their laps at No. 7. An athletic, attacking point guard (who is only 19) is the […]
In the days and weeks leading up to the draft, Nuggets GM Tim Connelly didn’t mix words about swinging for the fences with his lottery pick, Denver’s first top 10 selection in 12 years. That long-awaited pivotal moment finally came Thursday night and it didn’t disappoint. The Nuggets came out of the 2015 draft without making […]
Today we finish our preparation for the 2015 NBA Draft. In a few hours it will turn to instant analysis, then some hardcore long-term analysis. First, a reminder of Part 1 of my Draft breakdown where we took a look at the top prospects in the Draft with a Nuggets point of view. Part 2 […]
Basketball is like music. There are brilliant virtuosos who can play anything, but that doesn’t mean they can play well with others. There are groups greater than the sum of their parts. There is no perfect way to write a song, just like there’s no perfect way to build a team. Just two more days […]
Last season was one to forget for the Denver Nuggets. 2014-2015 saw the Nuggets lose 50 games and finish with a losing record at home for the first time since 2002-2003. Home attendance plummeted to 28th in the league from a respectable 19th in 2014 and 14th 2013, a franchise-best 57-win season. TV ratings also fell off […]
This past season Roundball Mining Company was pleased to hand out grades for 66 Denver Nuggets games. There were a few reasons why not all 82 games received grades. At least four games were such blowouts that there was nothing to grade, two led to our writers practically questioning their existence, one was used as […]
The Nuggets came out sluggish in the first half yet finished strong in the second. Sure, they should probably continue to lose for the greater good of the team. But this felt kinda nice. And as they say, you can’t lose ’em all (or something like that). Los Angeles Lakers 101 Final Recap | Box […]
The Nuggets didn’t give us much of a game tonight, it was a standard loss to the Clippers in the form of an extremely boring slugfest lasting nearly three hours. Ty Lawson was a late scratch and Danilo Gallinari rested. Jameer Nelson suffered a right hip flexor strain in the second quarter and didn’t return. […]
The Nuggets were simply overpowered by the San Antonio Spurs, who rolled to their sixth straight win by a score of 123-93. Denver Nuggets 93 Final Recap | Box Score 123 San Antonio Spurs Kenneth Faried, PF 21 MIN | 5-9 FG | 0-0 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL […]
Despite a strong effort out of the gate, the Denver Nuggets self-destructed in the 2nd and 3rd quarters in Utah and fall to the Jazz 98-84. Despite the results, there were some bright spots from a couple of Denver’s younger players and a nice offensive effort from the Manimal.
In lieu of an in-depth analysis and projection of the Denver Nuggets remaining games, I’ll be projecting the remaining schedules of each of the teams immediately surrounding the Nuggets to give an idea of who should be expecting the most ping pong balls in the May 19th NBA Draft Lottery.
The Sixers come into Denver and sweep the season series against the Nuggets, winning by 14 on the second night of a back to back. The Nuggets never looked to be on the same page and put up their first real stinker of the Melvin Hunt era. Philadelphia 76ers 99 Final Recap | Box Score […]
Nuggets can’t overcome a poor performance from their bench; get blown out by the Heat in Miami. Denver Nuggets 91 Final Recap | Box Score 108 Miami Heat Kenneth Faried, PF 35 MIN | 10-15 FG | 0-5 FT | 6 REB | 2 AST | 4 STL | 2 BLK | 1 TO | […]
The Denver Nuggets managed to keep it close despite a sloppy effort and porous defense. James Harden made his case for MVP racking up 50 points (a career high) and 10 rebounds in a 118 – 108 victory over the Nuggets.
On the second game of a back to back, with three of their top players listed as healthy scratches, the Nuggets put together an impressive effort in trying to take on the defensive juggernaut Memphis Grizzlies. They kept the game close till the very end, and actually had a realistic chance of coming out of […]
After a cold-shooting start to the game, the Denver Nuggets opened up a big lead in Minnesota in the second quarter with a combination of energy, movement and effort on both sides of the court. The bench provided a significant boost tonight and despite a decided size advantage, the Nuggets dominated the game in a […]