Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 92 New Orleans Pelicans 99

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 […]

RCotW: Adjusting Expectations

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 ben: I’m hoping the trade deadline was a signal of change, this upcoming draft is a great way […]

Dempsey: Injury Updates

Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) has been ruled out of tomorrow’s game vs. Utah #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Darrell Arthur’s knee strain is revised to a calf strain and he is doubtful for tomorrow’s game vs. Utah. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Kenneth Faried (thumb), who missed Wednesday’s game, is likely […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 96 Phoenix Suns 110

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 […]

RCotW: Spare some change

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 pgwarner: Josh and Tim are building this team around Shaw. Interview after interview they hay have given shows […]

Trade deadline signals overdue change of thinking

At last season’s trade deadline, then-rookie GM Tim Connelly didn’t mix words about where he thought the Nuggets were headed. He boldly proclaimed that his team got better after trading for Jan Vesely and Aaron Brooks, dismissing the notion that the Nuggets were doing anything other than reloading and getting healthy for another immediate playoff push. As we […]

Link: Nuggets Sign Lauvergne

In addition to adding three expiring contracts players from Portland, Denver agreed to terms with 2013 draft pick Joffrey Lauvergne today. Denver closes out deadline day with roughly the same draft picks as they started (swapping OKC’s future first rounder for Portland’s) and significantly more salary flexibility for this offseason. It remains to be seen if […]

Woj: JaVale McGee traded to Sixers

Shortly after unloading Arron Afflalo for a first and a second, the Nuggets have used their OKC pick to send JaVale McGee to the Philadelphia 76ers, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Denver has agreed to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, along with a first-round pick via OKC, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian […]

Flashes Before Your Eyes – Nuggets-Cavs 2010 Revisited

On February 16th, 2010, the Denver Nuggets were a contending team. They had the second-best record in the Western Conference and a giant chip on their shoulder to prove their 2009 success wasn’t a fluke. They had one of the league’s best efficiency differentials, were tough as nails, and feared nobody. On February 17th, 2010, […]