Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 120, Sacramento Kings 113

Denver Nuggets 120 Final Recap | Box Score 113 Sacramento Kings Danilo Gallinari, SF 36 MIN | 7-11 FG | 4-4 FT | 4 REB | 4 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 23 PTS | +6 It appeared Gallo returned to his normal mode of production prior to be […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 104 – Atlanta Hawks 88

Atlanta Hawks 88 Final Recap | Box Score 104 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 27 MIN | 3-6 FG | 0-0 FT | 5 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 7 PTS | +9 Gallo seems to be getting healthier, but he clearly isn’t completely healthy yet. […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 105- Oklahoma City Thunder 103

Oklahoma City Thunder 103 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 22 MIN | 2-7 FG | 2-2 FT | 2 REB | 0 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 7 PTS | -4 Gallo was, well…there. I am going to chalk this one up to […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 111, Portland Trailblazers 109

Denver Nuggets 111 Final Recap | Box Score 109 Portland Trail Blazers Kenneth Faried, SF 26 MIN | 5-12 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 4 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 10 PTS | -8 Faried had a great energy throughout the game but couldn’t really concentrate […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 119 Los Angeles Lakers 108

Los Angeles Lakers 108 Final Recap | Box Score 119 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, SF 32 MIN | 6-10 FG | 0-0 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 3 STL | 2 BLK | 1 TO | 12 PTS | -6 Faried obliterated the Laker bigs on the boards. Earl Clark and Metta […]

Digging Deeper: Danilo Gallinari and his role in the Nuggets offense.

The other night in my grades for the Nuggets/Celtics game, I mentioned that I wasn’t sure Danilo Gallinari could carry the Nuggets offense for long stretches if the need arose. As expected the comment received a lot of hate, so I decided to take a deeper look into the numbers and see if my hunch was correct. […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 113, Charlotte Bobcats 99

Denver Nuggets 113 Final Recap | Box Score 99 Charlotte Bobcats Danilo Gallinari, SF 15 MIN | 2-3 FG | 0-0 FT | 1 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 2 BLK | 1 TO | 6 PTS | +2 Gallo saw limited action tonight between foul trouble early in the game and […]

Excerpts from Masai Ujiri’s post-deadline interview with ESPN Denver’s Les and Nalen

Les Shapiro and Tom Nalen of ESPN Denver 102.3 & 105.5 FM (check their audio archive here and find them on Twitter here) had a great interview with Nuggets Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri after Denver chose to stand pat at the NBA trade deadline. Below are some key takeaways from the […]

Trade deadline rumors

Leading up to Thursday’s 1 p.m. (MST) trade deadline, not all is quiet on the Nuggets front. While it’s certainly wise to take Adrian Wojnarowski at his word when he recently said the Nuggets would stand pat at the deadline (I mean, really, when was the last time this guy was wrong about a trade […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 97 – Boston Celtics 90

Boston Celtics 90 Final Recap | Box Score 97 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 39 MIN | 7-17 FG | 8-11 FT | 5 REB | 5 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 26 PTS | +20 Gallo did what Gallo does, and it helped the Nuggets get the win […]

5-on-5: Trade deadline

Well everyone, it’s that time of year. Late February. And you know exactly what that means. It means the NBA trade deadline is approaching; therefore, all our wildest dream scenarios about acquiring LeBron James for pennies on the dollar are on the brink of coming to fruition. OK, so maybe that’s not exactly correct. Maybe […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 108 – Toronto Raptors 109

Denver Nuggets 108 Final Recap | Box Score 109 Toronto Raptors Corey Brewer, SF 28 MIN | 3-11 FG | 2-2 FT | 0 REB | 1 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 3 TO | 9 PTS | -10  Brewer did what he normally does as far as energy goes despite being […]

Rapid Reaction: Boston Celtics 118, Denver Nuggets 114, 3 OT

Denver Nuggets 114 FinalRecap | Box Score 118 Boston Celtics Danilo Gallinari, SF 49 MIN | 7-20 FG | 2-3 FT | 10 REB | 3 AST | 3 STL | 2 BLK | 4 TO | 18 PTS | -12 Gallo’s shot was off for the majority of the game, and poor shot selection […]

Nuggets player trends over the first three months

The Denver Nuggets got off to a fairly rough start at the beginning of the season. Sure, they had one of the most brutal opening schedules of any team in the league, but the problems appeared to run deeper than that. Players like Ty Lawson and Danilo Gallinari, who Denver was counting on to provide […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 128, Chicago Bulls 96

Chicago Bulls 96 Final Recap | Box Score 128 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 30 MIN | 4-9 FG | 6-6 FT | 3 REB | 1 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 15 PTS | +26 Gallo had a more tentative game than he’s recently experienced but he still […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 112, Milwaukee Bucks 104

Milwaukee Bucks 104 Final Recap | Box Score 112 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 36 MIN | 7-14 FG | 5-7 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 2 BLK | 3 TO | 22 PTS | +14 Gallo’s night was highlighted by an incredible, off-balance trick shot that was the […]

Link: CBSSports.com’s Matt Moore breaks down the importance of Andre Iguodala’s defense

The Internet is teeming with analysis, breakdowns, opinions and diatribes of every kind. There are good articles and there are bad articles — then there’s Matt Moore’s profile piece on what Andre Iguodala’s defense has meant to the Denver Nuggets this year. If you read one article this year, I’d advise you to make it […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 113, New Orleans Hornets 98

New Orleans Hornets 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 113 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 37 MIN | 8-18 FG | 0-0 FT | 7 REB | 5 AST | 2 STL | 0 BLK | 1 TO | 18 PTS | +24 For the last month, Gallo has been playing with a high level of […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 118, Houston Rockets 110

Houston Rockets 110 Final Recap | Box Score 118 Denver Nuggets Danilo Gallinari, SF 34 MIN | 10-17 FG | 3-6 FT | 5 REB | 2 AST | 0 STL | 4 BLK | 3 TO | 27 PTS | +8 This was one of Gallo’s best games on the season. He was efficient […]