Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 96 Toronto Raptors 81

Toronto Raptors 81 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 34 MIN | 5-10 FG | 10-14 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 20 PTS | +25 The Raptors were extremely physical with Nene despite lacking anyone remotely capable of guarding him. Nene didn’t shoot particularly well and was fouled […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 122, Sacramento Kings 93

Denver Nuggets 122 FinalRecap | Box Score 93 Sacramento Kings Nene, C 26 MIN | 6-9 FG | 4-4 FT | 4 REB | 3 AST | 16 PTS | +30Nene was aggressive on Wednesday. He was looking to score and often times achieved this goal when he received the ball in the post. His […]

More Than Just a Victory?

Thank God Carmelo Anthony finally made a few shots. Regardless of how you felt about Carmelo’s forced departure from the Mile High City the first contest between the Denver Nuggets and their former franchise player it would not have been as enjoyable had Melo ended the game without having made it a challenge. I am […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 108, Washington Wizards 104

Denver Nuggets 108 Final Recap | Box Score 104 Washington Wizards Kosta Koufos, C 15 MIN | 1-5 FG | 0-0 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 2 PTS | +3 Koufos didn’t see much time against the Wizards, but his six rebounds were third most on the team despite playing only 15 […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 108 Philadelphia 76ers 104 (OT)

Denver Nuggets 108 Final Recap | Box Score 104 Philadelphia 76ers Nene, C 38 MIN | 8-15 FG | 4-4 FT | 14 REB | 3 AST | 20 PTS | +9 It wasn’t the prettiest game, but Nene stuck with it and finished. Yes, he still shoots way too many underhand line drives at […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 105, Milwaukee Bucks 95

Denver Nuggets 105 FinalRecap | Box Score 95 Milwaukee Bucks Nene, C 26 MIN | 3-6 FG | 8-10 FT | 9 REB | 1 AST | 14 PTS | +17 Nene had a solid performance all around, but his defense on Bogut and the Milwaukee bigs was his highlight of the night. Danilo Gallinari, […]

Rapid Reaction: Utah Jazz 106 Denver Nuggets 96

Utah Jazz 106 Final Recap | Box Score 96 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 35 MIN | 8-15 FG | 2-7 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 18 PTS | -4 I don’t grade the boxscores. Yes, Nene scored 18 points with decent efficiency, but he missed 5 free throws and had 5 turnovers […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 117, Miami Heat 104

Miami Heat 104 FinalRecap | Box Score 117 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 39 MIN | 6-11 FG | 5-9 FT | 12 REB | 4 AST | 17 PTS | +9 Nene had one of his better games this year against the Heat. His 12 rebounds were a season high and his 17 points the […]

Andre Miller is not long for the Denver Nuggets

After 13 years of NBA service, it’s fair to say Andre Miller has been one of the more overlooked and undervalued point guards of his generation. His ability to produce well into his thirties places him in the rarified company of Steve Nash, Chauncey Billups, and Jason Kidd yet his lack of playoff success and […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 123, New Jersey Nets 115

New Jersey Nets 115 Final Recap | Box Score 123 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 30 MIN | 4-7 FG | 1-4 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -2 Nene had a hard time in the second half. Early on he was collecting boards and making aggressive moves towards the basket […]

Is There Reason to be Concerned About the Denver Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets are 6-4, they have a projected Pythagorean record, expected wins based on point differential, of 46-20 which is equivalent to a 57 win season.  They have been atop the league in defensive efficiency and feature possibly the deepest roster in the NBA. That all sounds great, but if you have spent any […]

Rapid Reaction: Nuggets 81, Hornets 94

New Orleans Hornets 94 Final Recap | Box Score 81 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 30 MIN | 3-8 FG | 3-6 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -16 The one knock on Nene has always been his soft demeanor and his uncanny ability to disappear in big moments. That’s been […]

Rapid Reaction: San Antonio Spurs 121 Denver Nuggets 117

Denver Nuggets 117 Final Recap | Box Score 121 San Antonio Spurs Kosta Koufos, C 7 MIN | 0-2 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 0 PTS | -6 One night after playing the role of a major impact player off the bench, perhaps even altering the outcome of the […]

Rapid Reaction: Nuggets 96 Hornets 88

Denver Nuggets 96 Final Recap | Box Score 88 New Orleans Hornets Nene, C 24 MIN | 2-7 FG | 2-4 FT | 8 REB | 2 AST | 6 PTS | -4 Nene played a few possessions where he looked dominant, but once again was passive during any key stretch where it looked like […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 110, Sacramento Kings 83 [UPDATED]

Sacramento Kings 83 FinalRecap | Box Score 110 Denver Nuggets Kosta Koufos, C 4-6 FG | 2-6 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 10 PTS | +3 Koufos netted the first double-double of his career and did so in only 24 minutes. Though he’s still turnover and foul prone, Koufos has showed a […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 91, Milwaukee Bucks 86

Milwaukee Bucks 86 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Denver Nuggets Kosta Koufos, C 3-4 FG | 2-2 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 8 PTS | +4 In his first start of the season Koufos did not disappoint. He was named Altitude’s “Subway Sub of the Game” even though he started, which […]

2011-12 Game 3: Denver Nuggets 102 Portland Trailblazers 111

Box Score | Highlights The Nuggets played the first of what will undoubtedly be many ugly games in Portland tonight. It was a messy affair from the start, dominated by fouls, turnovers and questionable shot selection. Ultimately the game came down to a 2-minute stretch in which the tougher, more composed Blazers held it together […]

2011-12 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 117, Utah 100

For the second straight game the Denver Nuggets handily defeated its opponent by at least 17 points. Spearheaded by stingy defense and a flurry of steals, the Nuggets continuously got out on the break and never let up. One wave after another eventually collapsed the opposing players and ultimately left the Jazz feeling “kind of […]