2009 Western Conference Finals Game 2: Denver Nuggets 106 – Los Angeles Lakers 103

Box Score | Highlights I wrote after game one there should be no question the Denver Nuggets are a capable opponent for the Los Angeles Lakers.  If there were still any doubters the Nuggets’ 106-103 game two victory has permanently closed debate although at this point the only people who needed convincing of the Nuggets’ […]

2009 Western Conference Finals Game 2: Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers Game Thread

ESPN 360 Links:  NBA Shootaround | Game 2 Live A few more game one thoughts as we prepare for game two: How nice was it to have a physical game played where neither coach was complaining about how the game was called in his postgame press conference.  Yes, that is directed at you Byron Scott […]

2009 Western Conference Finals Game 1 Additional Nuggets

The highly anticipated additional nuggets from game one of the Western Conference Finals: Nuggets fans are very upset that George Karl subbed Anthony Carter in the game in place of Chris Andersen.  If Carter does not throw the ball away no one bats an eye at the substitution and despite the fact he was being […]

2009 Western Conference Finals Game 1: Denver Nuggets 103 – Los Angeles Lakers 105

Box Score | Highlights For the first time in the postseason the Denver Nuggets trail in a series.  There are two ways to look at tonight’s 105-103 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers.  Either Denver proved that they can hang with the Lakers and good things are ahead or the Nuggets proved […]

2009 Western Conference Finals: Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers Game Thread

Watch the game live online on ESPN360! I was intending to put together some final thoughts on the series and then post some game one insights in a game thread, but sadly we are running out of time so I am going to have to combine both into one final pre-series post. In my previous posts […]

Offday Offerings – Vince McMahon has Game 4 in a Headlock

Here is an abbreviated Offday Offerings as I continue to watch game film in preparation for the Denver Nuggets/Los Angeles Lakers Western Conference Finals. FM 104.3 The Fan in Denver is reporting that the Pepsi Center is double booked on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.  WWE Monday Night Raw, which is broadcast live, is slated to […]

Denver Nuggets/Los Angeles Lakers – Initial Thoughts

So far in the 2009 NBA Playoffs the Nuggets have only had to deal with players like Tyson Chandler, Hilton Armstrong, Erick Damiper, Ryan Hollins and Brandon Bass.  Not an overly impressive group, eh? Next up is Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum. If that did not get your attention, I do not know what will.  […]

Offday Offerings – Where Men are Men and Mavs are Mavs

Olivia Newton-John had the right idea (Let’s Get Physical) Dallas’ reaction to the Nuggets’ physical play is exactly what the Nuggets should want it to be.  Instead of talking about how they need to match the Nuggets’ physicality Carlisle is talking about sending video to the league of the fouls that were not being called.  […]

2008-09 Game 80: Denver Nuggets 102 – Los Angeles Lakers 116

Box Score | Highlights I intended to post some very insightful and timely comments on the Denver Nuggets 116-102 loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.  Well, as you are aware it is Sunday now and anything I have to say will not be very timely, but they have not played […]

Film Room: Defending the Lakers

The Denver Nuggets proved for at least one night they can lock down even the best offensive team in the league.  More than one person I have spoken with over the previous couple of days has claimed that the Nuggets played the best defense they had even seen them play, and these were not young […]

2008-09 Game 59: Denver Nuggets 90 – Los Angeles Lakers 79

Box Score | Highlights Will you all forgive me?  As I am sure most of you know I said repeatedly that the Denver Nuggets had no chance to win this game.  Turns out they had a slight chance.  The only person I did see who said that the Nuggets would win this game was Nate […]

2008-09 Game 59: Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Game Thread

The Denver Nuggets face their current nemesis tonight as the Los Angeles Lakers roll into town.  With the best team in the west in town we needed to do something special. Instead of a regular preview I have sought out the thoughts of some of the best Lakers bloggers on the internet.  The Nuggets are […]