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 […]
Brian Shaw elected to go small with the starting 5 tonight, inserting Randy Foye at the 2 and bumping Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried to the 4 and 5 respectively. It didn’t do much to jump start the offense, but the team definitely came with more energy and looked like they were at least trying on […]
That’s five straight losses and nine straight at home. The Nuggets were blown out of their own building again, this time by the Jazz who won by 22.
Despite an entertaining and energetic game through 3 quarters, another poor shooting performance doomed the Nuggets to a 110-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns. However, in a season where losses are wins for the Denver Nuggets, Joffrey Lauvergne impressed, Will Barton showed off some serious skills and athleticism and Jusuf Nurkic came up with the […]
The Denver Nuggets are blown out of the building.
The rapid recapper isn’t cooperating tonight, so I’ll just leave some thoughts about the game. If anyone in the comments wants to break down individual player performances, feel free to speak your mind. Some Thoughts on Tonight’s Game The answer to the question, “Is Brian Shaw fired yet?” is still No. But check out […]
After having the lead for much of the game, the Nuggets cannot overcome a poor shooting night as they fall to the Bucks on the road. Due to the fact that the game was televised on Altitude 2, the contest was blacked out on NBA League Pass and I was unable to watch it. Although […]
The Denver Nuggets head into a long All-Star break on a winning note. But, c’mon, it came against Loss Angeles. Instead of recapping tonight’s relatively meaningless game let’s recap the first half of the season. Tonight’s grades are for pre-break performance and includes some suggestions on what these guys could do over the break. Denver […]
After trailing by as many 22 in the third quarter, the Nuggets used a big fourth quarter surge to lose to the Detroit Pistons by just 10. Ty Lawson led the way with 20 and 9, but everyone else was pretty miserable. With the loss the Nuggets completed an 0-3 road trip against teams that […]
The Nuggets finally play a decent game and suffer a routine, acceptable loss to the Boston Celtics. It’s the same result, but a massive improvement compared to what we saw over the past week.
The 76ers are tanking and playing their fourth game in five nights, but had no problem dismantling the hapless Nuggets tonight. For the Denver Nuggets, it was just another day — a third consecutive blowout loss and perhaps the most demoralizing of them all. Sam Hinkie, the architect of the current 76ers, has drawn the […]
Ugh. Holy crap, I don’t even know what to say anymore. Charlotte Hornets 104 Final Recap | Box Score 86 Denver Nuggets Wilson Chandler, SF 24 MIN | 4-9 FG | 1-1 FT | 8 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 0 TO | 10 PTS | -12 +/-The tattooed […]
The Nuggets continued their road trip in Memphis tonight after snapping a 7-game losing streak in New Orleans last night. It was an embarrassing first quarter as the Grizzlies took a 26-11 lead and it never got any better. Z-Bo and Marc Gasol controlled the paint front the opening tip and Denver never looked comfortable offensively in a […]
The streak is over. The Nuggets continued a series of solid efforts and were finally able to finish a game for a 93-85 win in New Orleans. Denver was unusually solid defensively, holding the Pelicans to just 40.9% eFG. The Nuggets racked up 30 assists and smashed the Pelicans in bench scoring 30-16. All of […]
Now I get it! They’re losing on purpose! Oh, it all makes sense now! Everyone gets an A! YES! TANKING! Denver Nuggets 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Los Angeles Clippers Kenneth Faried, PF 30 MIN | 6-9 FG | 2-3 FT | 2 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | […]
The Denver Nuggets drop their fourth straight game, losing 109-99 to the defending champion Spurs. San Antonio Spurs 109 FinalRecap | Box Score 99 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 37 MIN | 9-17 FG | 8-12 FT | 14 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 26 PTS […]
When you come at the king, you best not miss. The Nuggets missed by a wide margin this afternoon. In order to save you from having to scroll as much, I have only graded the players I did not give failing grades. We’re currently experiencing some issues with the Recap generator, so here is the lo-fi version: […]
Denver’s nonexistent defense drowns them in loss to Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves 113 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 31 MIN | 3-5 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 1 AST | 3 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 6 PTS | -7 +/- Games like tonight […]
The Nuggets were able to take advantage of the altitude and a short-handed Dallas team playing in their second game of a back-to-back. This game ended up being closer than it should have been, and even though there were a couple momentary lapses on defense and offense, it was still a highly entertaining game. The […]