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 […]
A huge second half surge propels the Nuggets to a 118-108 win in Sacramento. The Nuggets have won two in a row on the road and four straight overall.
Orlando Magic 90 FinalRecap | Box Score 93 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 26 MIN | 1-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 12 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 2 PTS | -5Extremely active on glass, rebounded with reckless abandon (12 total rebounds). Struggled on the offensive […]
Nuggets finally get a road win after a long painful stretch of losses. Denver Nuggets 110 Final Recap | Box Score 101 Minnesota Timberwolves Kenneth Faried, PF 24 MIN | 6-10 FG | 3-6 FT | 7 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 15 PTS | 0Apparently, […]
Outstanding games from Ty Lawson, Arron Afflalo and especially Jusuf Nurkic, who will no longer be our little secret after tonight. The Memphis Grizzlies looked tired and uninspired the night after a battle with the Lakers in Los Angeles and only Marc Gasol made any sort of impact at all, leading to a dominating 114-85 victory […]
It was a heartbreaking loss for the Nuggets tonight after a solid first half full of energy and effort. In the end, the deteriorating interior defense and the star power of Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler was just too much to overcome as the Bulls knocked off the Nuggets 106-101. Hopefully the momentum from tonight’s […]
It’s another home loss for the Nuggets as Kobe Bryant’s triple-double lifts the Lakers to a 111-103 victory at Pepsi Center. Nurkic had a career night, but the Nuggets’ starters were embarrassed as the Lakers shot well over 50% the entire night. Denver falls to 13-19 and 9-8 at home.
The Nuggets snap a two-game skid with a home win over the Timberwolves. Minnesota Timberwolves 102 FinalRecap | Box Score 106 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 30 MIN | 11-15 FG | 4-5 FT | 25 REB | 3 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 26 PTS | +20If not […]