After a cold-shooting start to the game, the Denver Nuggets opened up a big lead in Minnesota in the second quarter with a combination of energy, movement and effort on both sides of the court. The bench provided a significant boost tonight and despite a decided size advantage, the Nuggets dominated the game in a […]
Denver’s nonexistent defense drowns them in loss to Timberwolves Minnesota Timberwolves 113 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 31 MIN | 3-5 FG | 0-0 FT | 8 REB | 1 AST | 3 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 6 PTS | -7 +/- Games like tonight […]
The Nuggets snap a two-game skid with a home win over the Timberwolves. Minnesota Timberwolves 102 FinalRecap | Box Score 106 Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried, PF 30 MIN | 11-15 FG | 4-5 FT | 25 REB | 3 AST | 0 STL | 0 BLK | 4 TO | 26 PTS | +20If not […]
The Denver Nuggets pulled out a hard-fought victory at home Friday evening over the Minnesota Timberwolves, winning the game 117-113. You can find the game grades below.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
I caught up with Coby Karl following the Timberwolves win over Cleveland Cavaliers at the Las Vegas Summer League. I’ve always admired Coby as a player and he’s been one of the most professional guys I’ve talked to in Las Vegas. He was kind enough to chat with Roundball Mining Company on playing overseas, the […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]