The Roundball Mining Company crew has been buzzing all day about the firing of Brian Shaw. Buzzing so much that we decided to run a special seven-man 5-on-5! 1. How would you grade Brian Shaw’s time as head coach in Denver? Johnny: F+ – It’s hard not to give a failing grade based on the […]
If I told you that a team finished first in their division for four straight years, had numerous impressive playoff wins during that stretch, even advancing to that sports’ championship game once, you would probably assume the likelihood of that team’s coach having long-term security is pretty strong? Now, if I told you that a […]
Now I get it! They’re losing on purpose! Oh, it all makes sense now! Everyone gets an A! YES! TANKING! Denver Nuggets 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 102 Los Angeles Clippers Kenneth Faried, PF 30 MIN | 6-9 FG | 2-3 FT | 2 REB | 0 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Nuggets snapped a four game skid with a blowout victory over the Miami Heat. Playing their fourth game in six nights, the Heat stalled out in the second half against an energized Nuggets team. Denver moves to 10-12 on the season and 6-4 at home.
It wasn’t a game winner, but Patrick Patterson’s wide open three with 30 seconds left in regulation basically sealed the deal for the eventual Toronto Raptors overtime win. The Nuggets had just got a huge basket from Arron Afflalo to go up 102-99, and they failed to fully grasp the situation coming back on the […]
After a disastrous 1-6 start where Murphy’s Law was in full effect, the Denver Nuggets have turned 180 degrees. These days rather than everything going wrong, almost everything is running smoothly. The Nuggets are 7-3 in their last 10 games and Brian Shaw appears to have found a series of rotations that are working effectively. […]
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 googergieger: …Ty clearly is showing he can pass with the best of them, and when he gets his […]
In what ended up becoming one of the more exciting games this season the Nuggets took the Blazers down to the wire yet fell short in the end. Lawson had a standout performance as did Wilson Chandler. Unfortunately, neither outperformed LaMarcus Aldridge and the Blazers as whole. Portland Trail Blazers 105 Final Recap | Box […]
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 Nugman: Although the Nugs are obviously playing better, I’m still really concerned about Shaws ability to manage games. […]
The Nuggets won their fourth straight in ugly fashion, downing the Lakers 101-94 in overtime. Grades for the players and coach are below.
The Denver Nuggets are on a winning streak as they best the Thunder of Oklahoma City for a 107-100 win. Grades and commentary are posted below.
What’s wrong with the Denver Nuggets? It’s a loaded question, and one we’ll be doing our best to answer all season. One outstanding report from ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz shines the light on poor management, dissecting the league-wide view of why one of the proudest franchises in the NBA has sunk so low, so fast. Be […]
The Nuggets beat the Pacers in blowout fashion for their first win in over 2 weeks. Denver is now 1-0 on a 3 game road swing that will take them to New York and Cleveland next.
The Denver Nuggets are a bad basketball team. Maybe the worst. That’s not just a hot sportz take, it’s a careful distillation of all the evidence surrounding a franchise in turmoil. Ever since the failed re-tooling and re-branding of a 57-win team, the Nuggets have followed the natural progression of a rudderless franchise at odds […]
Following in Charlie’s footsteps from a few nights back when he decided to forgo player grades, I too refuse to grade anybody’s performance this game as it’s not seeing the forest for the trees, so to speak. Doing a traditional recap at this point is nothing but persnickety. Instead I will write something I was […]
The Nuggets were not in this game from the first whistle. This looks like how I expect the 76ers to look in late March. Things are bad and it’s hard to even imagine a light at the end of the tunnel. More depressing notes below… Denver Nuggets 109 Final Recap | Box Score 131 Sacramento […]