Midway through the first, when Gallo passed up a wide open three to casually toss a pass to a rolling McGee for a casual dunk to extend the lead to 20, it seemed, for the first time this season, that the Nuggets could be who we thought they were. New Orleans Pelicans 97 Final […]
Welcome to the Reader Comment of the Week, a recurring series where we’ll highlight voices from Roundball Mining Company community found in our forum, comments section, in e-mails and through Twitter rants. This week’s comment comes courtesy of townshend fan: great players do not solely want to go where the glamour is. They also would consider […]
The Denver Nuggets are on a winning streak as they best the Thunder of Oklahoma City for a 107-100 win. Grades and commentary are posted below.
After the tragicomedy that was Knicks-Nuggets, Denver finds itself as a team in desperate need of an exorcism. Whatever demons have manifested themselves within this team seems to have stumped Brian Shaw. So it is to the heavens, to God Shammgod that we pray for these Nuggets salvation. Denver Nuggets 93 Final Recap | Box Score 109 New […]
Denver, something akin to that one bug in your car no amount of open windows could flush out, stuck around with what should’ve been a tired Portland coming off a back to back in a game that was competitive, but only just. Six games in, Denver appears to be a a shell of the team they […]
In the wake of the NBA draft last June, few could have imagined that a significant chunk of the Nuggets fan base would, at the onset of the 2014-15 season, be more excited about Denver’s largely unkown 16th pick from Bosnia than the return of Danilo Gallinari. Yet here we are. Right out of the […]
Perhaps the best thing to come out of last season, the thing believers in this new regime can hold near and dear to their hearts, was the development of Kenneth Faried. This would have seemed a ludicrous thing to say even halfway through last year, when Faried seemed to spend the majority of his time either lounging […]
For the third year in a row Roundball Mining Company will feature a series of articles ranking who our writers feel are the best players on the Denver Nuggets roster. This has come to be known as #NuggetsRank and occurs in conjunction with ESPN.com’s annual #NBARank series where all 500 players in the NBA are […]
Following yesterday’s NBA schedule release, Kalen offered his initial thoughts and observations about what’s on tap for the Nuggets in 2014-15, and in case you missed it I’d recommend checking that out before proceeding. Here I’ll dig a little deeper into the nuts and bolts of the schedule, and break down the numbers regarding road […]
The Nuggets found themselves on the other end of a beatdown in their second summer league game, losing by a score of 103-76 to the Chicago Bulls. Former Nugget (for about 10 minutes) Doug McDermott torched Denver for 31 points on 12 shots. Quincy Miller had another big scoring night for the Nuggets, finishing up with 24 […]
As first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Denver has traded Evan Fournier and the 56th pick to Orlando for Aaron Afflalo.
Freedom is an oft-misinterpreted subject. People think they understand what freedom means — they lust for it, obsessively idealize it, even kill over it — yet when faced with unbridled liberty people often become engines of irresponsibility, abuse their privileges and go absolutely bonkers on their fellow man. This, unfortunately, is what has happened in […]
Denver got shoved into the grind house by Memphis once again like Steve Buscemi in a wood-chipper. Grades will be up shortly.
The Nuggets have had to deal with the disheartening reality that they’ve not been a playoff team this year for the better part of the last couple months. While we tend to not think of them as such, NBA players and coaches are professionals whose job is essentially to attempt to get into the playoffs […]
Faried’s blossoming post game: Matt had a great write-up on Faried’s improvements but I thought it was worth reiterating it a bit here. Faried began the year a player adrift. The GM who coveted him when so many others had passed and the coach whose up and down offensive style seemed designed to maximize his […]
A thoroughly entertaining Sunday afternoon game ends with a solid, albeit unnecessarily dragged out, Nuggets win.
Denver gets a hard-fought win.
Ty’s back! And that was a legitimately fun game, so there’s something.