Can Young Men Teach Old Dogs New Tricks?

The Denver Nuggets management team of Masai Ujiri and Josh Kroenke has figured out a new way to use cap space.  Some teams throw all their money at a big name free agent and ultimately end up overpaying.  Denver fans know that approach first hand thanks to Kenyon Martin.  Some teams will preserve it and […]

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 119 New York Knicks 114 (2OT)

Denver Nuggets 119 Final Recap | Box Score 114 New York Knicks Nene, C 45 MIN | 5-13 FG | 2-6 FT | 13 REB | 5 AST | 12 PTS | +3 Made the two biggest free throws of the year after going 0-4 from the line to start the game. Nene routinely found […]

Nuggets News: The Association and Stiffs Night Out

Courtesy of Benjamin Hochman, details are emerging on the latest season of NBATV’s “The Association” which will follow the Denver Nuggets through the 2011-2012 season. The first episode airs next Wednesday on NBATV and you can find the full schedule in Hochman’s Nuggets Ink post. For those not familiar with the show it is a fascinating look into the […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

Nuggets News: Mini Road Trip Preview

After three straight solid home wins, the Nuggets are carrying nice momentum into their second road trip of the season. It’s a quick back-to-back in New Orleans and San Antonio against two teams which provide unique challenges for this new Nuggets team. While the Hornets and Spurs appear to be reeling from injuries, let’s not […]

Rapid Reaction: Nuggets at Lakers

Denver Nuggets 89 Final Box Score | Recap 92 Los Angles Lakers Ty Lawson 3-8 FG | 2-4 FT | 3 REB | 8 AST | 9 PTS | -13 After a torrid start to the season, Lawson cooled off and struggled to find his rhythm offensively. He made a concerted effort to get others […]