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 […]
Happy New Year! Here’s to moving on from a tumultuous 2014 and hoping for a more cheerful 2015 for the Denver Nuggets!
There was a point in Tuesday night’s loss to the Los Angeles Lakers that I wondered out loud, i.e. on Twitter, whether Brian Shaw would make it through this weekend as head coach of the Denver Nuggets. It was a statement that received a variety of responses, most of which consisted of a resounding belief that […]
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.
In a season that has had no shortage of frustration, injuries and inconsistencies, this is a post to give Nuggets Nation a reason to look forward to 2015 and beyond.
Another subpar defensive performance late sinks Denver’s tenacious effort to stay in the game as the Nuggets fall once again to one of the many teams in the league better than them. Toronto Raptors 116 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 38 MIN | 8-19 FG | 1-2 FT | 19 REB […]
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 […]
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 Sharkboy242 …I’m just desperate to see a competitive team… Im so tired of those games we’ve been seeing, […]
The Nuggets showed a much better effort after last night’s debacle in Charlotte. The Brooklyn Nets proved to be too much however as the Nuggets go into the Christmas break with consecutive losses. Denver Nuggets 96 Final Recap | Box Score 102 Brooklyn Nets Kenneth Faried, PF 32 MIN | 8-11 FG | 4-5 FT […]
Unfortunately no recap tonight, but it also wasn’t much of a game. The Nuggets trailed wire-to-wire in a 28-point loss in Charlotte. Ty Lawson was the only starter in double figures for the second game in a row, and he broke a streak of 20 consecutive games with at least 9 assists, finishing with just […]
Late Sunday morning, the Nuggets announced that Danilo Gallinari is out with a right knee meniscal tear. Gallo has spent the better part of two years recovering from multiple ACL surgeries in his left knee. Gallo apparently suffered the injury after scoring a season-high 19 points in 28 minutes in a win over the Pacers. […]
Neither team shot straight in one of the uglier games of the season. After 48 minutes the Nuggets held Indiana to 30.7% shooting and hang on for a 76-73 win. Denver moves to 12-15 and 8-6 at home.
From an amazing first half, to a ridiculously dreary 3rd quarter, followed by a crazy, technical laden 4th quarter, the Nuggets pulled out a very entertaining win. The Nuggets were able to pull together in the 4th quarter to make up for their offense’s inefficiency in the 3rd quarter, which made the difference at the end of the […]
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 Furious_Stylez: Until the Nuggets trade for, buy, or draft a dominate PF, the playoffs will be a dream […]
A fun back and forth game and a spirited Nuggets performance was quelled by one James Harden doing what he does best, leaving Denver 10-15 on the season. Houston Rockets 115 Final Recap | Box Score 111 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 32 MIN | 5-12 FG | 1-2 FT | 11 REB | 2 […]
The Denver Nuggets continue to be mentioned in trade rumors, this time in connection with the mercurial Lance Stephenson. After Denver’s small forward Wilson Chandler was mentioned in connection with the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this week, Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio named the Nuggets in a roundup of Lance Stephenson trade rumors Monday. […]
An exhausted Nuggets team fought about as much as they could in the second half, but the double whammy of a rested and superior team in the Spurs proved too much. San Antonio Spurs 99 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Denver Nuggets Wilson Chandler, SF 36 MIN | 6-10 FG | 0-0 FT | […]
After an impressive first quarter that had the Nuggets up 10, Houston started to impart its will on Denver and the game never really seemed within reach again. Lawson did his job with 19 points and 12 assists but a poor shooting night from Chandler and Afflalo, going 8-30 combined, sunk the Nuggets offense. The […]
With over a quarter of the 2014-2015 NBA season in the books, we’re ready to give the Denver Nuggets their first progress report of the year. Joining us for an early season 3-on-3 is special guest Aaron Lopez. Although he’s moved on from the Nuggets beat, Aaron covered the team for the Associated Press, Rocky […]