Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 92 New Orleans Pelicans 99

Brian Shaw elected to go small with the starting 5 tonight, inserting Randy Foye at the 2 and bumping Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried to the 4 and 5 respectively. It didn’t do much to jump start the offense, but the team definitely came with more energy and looked like they were at least trying on […]

Dempsey: Injury Updates

Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) has been ruled out of tomorrow’s game vs. Utah #Nuggets — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Darrell Arthur’s knee strain is revised to a calf strain and he is doubtful for tomorrow’s game vs. Utah. — Chris Dempsey (@dempseypost) February 26, 2015 Kenneth Faried (thumb), who missed Wednesday’s game, is likely […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 96 Phoenix Suns 110

Despite an entertaining and energetic game through 3 quarters, another poor shooting performance doomed the Nuggets to a 110-96 loss to the Phoenix Suns. However, in a season where losses are wins for the Denver Nuggets, Joffrey Lauvergne impressed, Will Barton showed off some serious skills and athleticism and Jusuf Nurkic came up with the […]

Trade deadline signals overdue change of thinking

At last season’s trade deadline, then-rookie GM Tim Connelly didn’t mix words about where he thought the Nuggets were headed. He boldly proclaimed that his team got better after trading for Jan Vesely and Aaron Brooks, dismissing the notion that the Nuggets were doing anything other than reloading and getting healthy for another immediate playoff push. As we […]

Link: Nuggets Sign Lauvergne

In addition to adding three expiring contracts players from Portland, Denver agreed to terms with 2013 draft pick Joffrey Lauvergne today. Denver closes out deadline day with roughly the same draft picks as they started (swapping OKC’s future first rounder for Portland’s) and significantly more salary flexibility for this offseason. It remains to be seen if […]

Woj: JaVale McGee traded to Sixers

Shortly after unloading Arron Afflalo for a first and a second, the Nuggets have used their OKC pick to send JaVale McGee to the Philadelphia 76ers, per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Denver has agreed to send JaVale McGee to Philadelphia, along with a first-round pick via OKC, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian […]

Rapid Reaction: Memphis Grizzlies 99 Denver Nuggets 69

The Nuggets continued their road trip in Memphis tonight after snapping a 7-game losing streak in New Orleans last night. It was an embarrassing first quarter as the Grizzlies took a 26-11 lead and it never got any better. Z-Bo and Marc Gasol controlled the paint front the opening tip and Denver never looked comfortable offensively in a […]

What If?: George Karl and the 2009-2010 Nuggets

Since joining the Nuggets in early 2005, George Karl led the franchise to a decade of sustained success. Today, we’re taking a look back at the 2009-2010 roster that many (myself included) consider to be the Nuggets’ best ever. Our guest writer Colin Deaver reflects on that seasons’ tragic end and how it has shaped Denver Nuggets […]