Nuggets-Timberwolves preview with ESPN’s Bruce Bowen

Prior to the Nuggets-Timberwolves matchup tonight at 6 p.m. MST on ESPN, Roundball Mining Company was lucky enough to catch up with current ESPN analyst and three-time NBA champion Bruce Bowen. In our brief interview Bowen discusses the value of JaVale McGee, being patient with Brian Shaw and which starting point guard has the edge […]

Brewer to sign with Wolves

According to Yahoo!Sports.com, Denver Nuggets free agent Corey Brewer has reached a three-year, $15 million agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves. While exact details of the deal have yet to be finalized, Yahoo! is reporting the Nuggets likely will not participate in a sign-and-trade with the Wolves. This ends Brewer’s brief two-year tenure with the Nuggets […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 101 Minnesota Timberwolves 94

Denver Nuggets 101 Final Recap | Box Score 94 Minnesota Timberwolves Danilo Gallinari, SF 35 MIN | 6-11 FG | 6-6 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 19 PTS | +6 It wasn’t pretty, but Gallo put forth a pretty epic display of all-out effort when it mattered most. He finally got to […]

#NuggetsRank No. 10: Anthony Randolph

Anthony Randolph tops the trio of enigmatic seven-footers on Denver’s roster at no. 10 in our #NuggetsRank series. It’s going to surprise a lot of Nuggets fans that he ranks ahead of incumbent centers  Kosta Koufos and Timofey Mozgov despite being the least likely to receive playing time among all three.

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 103 Minnesota Timberwolves 101 (OT)

Minnesota Timberwolves 101 Final Recap | Box Score 103 Denver Nuggets Corey Brewer, SF 43 MIN | 4-15 FG | 4-6 FT | 8 REB | 3 AST | 12 PTS | -3 Brew logged huge minutes in this one and kept himself useful by shooting less. He hasn’t found his touch from outside in […]

A brief diary of the 2011 NBA Draft Lottery

Quite a few storylines unfolded on Tuesday night in Secaucus, N.J., but none were bigger than the Cavaliers winning two of the top four overall picks behind the fortuitous, and confident, 14-year-old Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and team representative for the night.

2010-11 Game 80: Denver Nuggets 130 Minnesota Timberwolves 106

Box Score | Highlights As any Nuggets fan can attest this NBA season has been an exhausting journey. As a tumultuous season ends in another close battle for playoff positioning it is important to remember you still get to play the Timberwolves at least once. On December 18th the shorthanded Nuggets notched a key win in […]

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 […]

It’s over – Carmelo Anthony traded to the New York Knicks

Updated: Benjamin Hochman of the Denver Post has broken the story. A trade involving the Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves has finally been completed. It is a done deal in principle, with minor details to be worked out following a conference call with NBA offices tomorrow. Details are known, but minor parameters such as draft pick […]

The Melo Market has Bottomed Out

After months of rumors, sporadic play on the court, booing fans, speculation out the yin yang, millions of words written in newspapers, magazines, on the internet, in emails, in tweets, spoken around the water cooler and thousands of potentially productive man hours lost to fiddling with the ESPN.com Trade Machine the Carmelo Anthony saga appears […]

2010-2011 Game 51 Recap: Denver Nuggets 113 Minnesota Timberwolves 100

Box Score | Highlights Just as the Jazz’s methodical attack showed us the bad habits and weaknesses in this team’s style, you can always count on the discombobulated T-Wolves to bring out the better side of these Nuggets. After losing a gritty battle of wills with Utah, the Nuggets bounce back by getting out of […]

Northwest Division in the Spotlight

The Northwest Division was recently featured in the annual CelticsBlog season preview smörgåsbord and you can peruse the various posts from the list of links below: How will Big Al fit in out in Utah?  Will the Blazers stay healthy?  Will Melo still be a Nugget on opening night?  Can the Thunder avoid a sophomore slump?  Just what […]

2009-10 Game 64: Denver Nuggets 110 – Minnesota Timberwolves 102

Box Score | Highlights (make sure to see J.R.’s huge alley oop dunk at the 34 second mark) J.R. Smith started the game missing his first two three point attempts and closed the game out missing his final five. In between those seven misses he converted three in a row during a one minute and […]

2009-10 Game 38: Denver Nuggets 105 – Minnesota Timberwolves 94

Box Score | Highlights Sometimes it was frustrating, it was frequently ugly, but the Denver Nuggets held onto a double digit lead for all but 2:32 of the second half against a scrappy Minnesota Timberwolves squad on the way to a 105-94 victory. Denver had sequences where they played very well on offense and others […]