Grades: Denver Nuggets 120 Los Angeles Lakers 109

The Nuggets snapped a two-game skid with a solid win in Los Angeles, keeping the Lakers winless and moving to 2-2 on the season. Emmanuel Mudiay recorded his first career double-double while Kenneth Faried led the way with a monster 28-point, 15-rebound performance. Grades after the jump.

Nuggets torched by Thunder in OKC

The Nuggets’ early season schedule is chock full of a few games you just know are going to be an uphill battle. Sunday night’s road contest in OKC might as well have been Mount Everest. Despite coming out with better energy and effort than they showed against Minnesota, the Nuggets looked vastly outmatched by the […]

Game Open Thread: Nuggets try to rebound against Thunder

The Nuggets look to turn it around it after falling flat against the Timberwolves on Friday. Meanwhile, the Thunder have KD back and are 2-0 under new coach Billy Donovan. I expect an exciting one as coach Michael Malone adjusts his strategies after a very disappointing performance. The game tips off at 5pm mountain time on […]

Nuggets flop in home opener, lose to Wolves

After a sterling debut in Houston, the Nuggets crashed back to earth in their home opener, trailing wire-to-wire and losing to the Timberwolves 95-78. Denver moves to 1-1 on the season. From the opening tip, the Nuggets had trouble dealing with Minnesota’s size and length. Karl Anthony Towns and Kevin Garnett owned the paint as […]

Nuggets blow out Rockets in season opener

There’s a lot to get to in the Nuggets’ 105-85 drubbing of the Rockets in Houston, but let’s start with the obvious. The Nuggets played stifling defense against Houston’s high-powered attack, showing James Harden some physical man defense and mixing up aggressive pick and roll schemes to shut down any driving lanes. Houston’s offense was […]

5 predictions for the season

So with the season underway I felt I’d go out on a limb and make 5 predictions for this upcoming season regarding the Denver Nuggets. Emmanuel Mudiay will win Rookie of the Year in a landslide. Looks there’s no one out there with the maturity this kid’s got. His court vision is insane and he […]

Nuggets finalize roster

The Nuggets have waived guard Nick Johnson, forward Devin Sweetney, and center Oleksiy Pecherov, bringing the final roster to the league mandated 15 players. Johnson, the last player left from the Lawson deal, appeared in six games for the Nuggets in the preseason, averaging 2.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in 17.7 minutes per […]

The long, unnecessary grind of the NBA preseason

Three weeks ago, the Nuggets began training camp with a healthy roster outside of Jusuf Nurkic, who is still recovering from offseason knee surgery. Since then, they’ve had to endure a rigorous camp immediately followed by six games, five of which required the Nuggets to travel. There’s still another road game to play before Denver’s season opener […]

Nuggets down Warriors 114-101 in preseason

About midway through the second quarter of tonight’s preseason game in Oakland, the defending champs were rolling. Things looked bleak for the visiting Nuggets, who had already let the Warriors score 53 points with six minutes left in the half. Time and time again, we’ve seen the Nuggets lose their grip in these kinds of […]