2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 5: Denver Nuggets 124 – Dallas Mavericks 110

Box Score | Highlights I told you I would post a game five recap, not that anyone cares at this point though. For all the talent the Nuggets possessed in the Carmelo Anthony/Allen Iverson pairing there is nothing quite like watching Denver play when both Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony are playing at their peak […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 5: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks Game Thread

The Denver Nuggets have another chance to close out a series in game five at home in the Pepsi Center.  Following their game four loss I fully expect the Nuggets to come out with a strong desire to put Dallas away.  Denver better be ready to play because the Mavs have been slowly figuring out […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 3: Denver Nuggets 106 – Dallas Mavericks 105

Box Score | Highlights If you are looking for a reason why the Denver Nuggets struggled to duplicate their relatively easy wins from the first two games of the series against the Dallas Mavericks I will give you three.  First Dallas played with more fire and intensity because they were at home.  They are a […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 3: Denver Nuggets at Dallas Mavericks Game Thread

The agonizing layoff between games two and three is over and once again the Denver Nuggets go on the road with the possibility of reaching the next round of the playoffs without setting foot back in Denver.  Denver carries a seven game winning streak against the Mavericks into the contest, but the simple fact the […]

Offday Offerings – Where I Gladly Consume Copious Amounts of Crow

On March 10, 2009 I wrote the following: With the stink bomb the Nuggets dropped on us the past couple of weeks they have almost completely destroyed any chance of earning home court advantage in the playoffs.  I have a difficult time envisioning a scenario where they catch the Spurs, Jazz or Hornets.  Plus with the loss […]

Denver Nuggets 117 – Dallas Mavericks 105 – Additional Nuggets

Box Score I promised you these the day after the game.  Well, I have not gone to bed yet so no matter what the calendar says, I delivered! How far gone is Jason Kidd?  Exactly a minute and a half into the game he stole the ball from Kenyon Martin, drove the length of the […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 117 – Dallas Mavericks 105

Box Score | Highlights How many playoff games can you honestly say the opening jump ball played a role in determining the outcome?  Erick Dampier was called for stealing the tip and that gave the Nuggets the ball to start the game, but more importantly Denver got the ball to start the fourth instead of […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 2 Game 2: Denver Nuggets vs Dallas Mavericks Game Thread

The Denver Nuggets have a chance to grab their second round series with the Dallas Mavericks by the throat.  If they can win game two tonight at home it will put the Mavs in a big hole.  There is only one major adjustment I can think of that will determine the outcome of this game […]

Offday Offerings – Where Men are Men and Mavs are Mavs

Olivia Newton-John had the right idea (Let’s Get Physical) Dallas’ reaction to the Nuggets’ physical play is exactly what the Nuggets should want it to be.  Instead of talking about how they need to match the Nuggets’ physicality Carlisle is talking about sending video to the league of the fouls that were not being called.  […]