2010-11 Game 78: Denver Nuggets 104, Dallas Mavericks 96

One day after being benched for the entire fourth quarter in a close game, JR Smith was given a second chance by head coach George Karl and sent a message through his effort on the court. That message: If you want to win close games, you better let me play.

The Quadruple 50-Win?

With the current Denver Nuggets squad far surpassing any expectations fans had following the historic Carmelo Anthony trade, it’s now time to start seriously looking at whether or not another 50-win season is approaching. With nine games left to play and our current record sitting at 44-29, you’d think 50 wins would be easily attainable […]

2010-11 Game 54: Denver Nuggets 121 – Dallas Mavericks 120

Box Score | Highlights Recap by GoldenNugget Tonight’s game, ladies and gentleman, is what basketball is all about. Heart, soul, determination, passion and all the other adjectives that go along with describing sports is what the Nuggets displayed this evening for really the first time in a while. We’ve played games this year that you […]

Nuggets shoot the lights out in Dallas to beat the Mavs

Question: How do you get revenge against the team you lost to by one point in your own building only three nights ago? Going 13-for-21 from three-point land (judges…), yes, that is an acceptable answer! The Nuggets three-point shooting, coupled with some timely defensive stops and steals down the stretch, propelled them to a 103-92 […]

2009-10 Game 75: Denver Nuggets 93 – Dallas Mavericks 109

Box Score | Highlights I hate to say I told you so: While the Nuggets announced that Kenyon “is expected to return” at some point this season, there is no timeline. No week to ten days or two to four weeks. Expected to return makes me a little bit queasy. Honestly, Denver can handle life […]

2009-10 Game 52: Denver Nuggets 127 – Dallas Mavericks 91

Box Score | Highlights If you were wondering what would have to happen tonight in order for the top story after the game to be something other than the return of Carmelo Anthony I think we found our answer. Carmelo played a very solid game, but the story of the night was the severity of […]

Predicting the 2008-09 Season – How Did I Do?

Before we begin the season previews and start looking forward to next season, I am going to look back at last season. I made a multitude of predictions over the previous 12 plus months and I started wondering how accurate I was. Did I successfully predict how well Chris Andersen played? What about the Nuggets […]

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 […]