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: Denver Nuggets 105, Milwaukee Bucks 95

Denver Nuggets 105 FinalRecap | Box Score 95 Milwaukee Bucks Nene, C 26 MIN | 3-6 FG | 8-10 FT | 9 REB | 1 AST | 14 PTS | +17 Nene had a solid performance all around, but his defense on Bogut and the Milwaukee bigs was his highlight of the night. Danilo Gallinari, […]

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 […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 117, Miami Heat 104

Miami Heat 104 FinalRecap | Box Score 117 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 39 MIN | 6-11 FG | 5-9 FT | 12 REB | 4 AST | 17 PTS | +9 Nene had one of his better games this year against the Heat. His 12 rebounds were a season high and his 17 points the […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 123, New Jersey Nets 115

New Jersey Nets 115 Final Recap | Box Score 123 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 30 MIN | 4-7 FG | 1-4 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -2 Nene had a hard time in the second half. Early on he was collecting boards and making aggressive moves towards the basket […]

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: Denver Nuggets 110, Sacramento Kings 83 [UPDATED]

Sacramento Kings 83 FinalRecap | Box Score 110 Denver Nuggets Kosta Koufos, C 4-6 FG | 2-6 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 10 PTS | +3 Koufos netted the first double-double of his career and did so in only 24 minutes. Though he’s still turnover and foul prone, Koufos has showed a […]

2011-12 Game 4: Lakers 92, Denver 89

Obviously there’s a lot to be said about this game, but first and foremost: Gallo. Come on man!!! As I recently texted someone, if you’re a 6-10 athletic deer in the open court and the only thing stopping you from making a game-tying layup with a few seconds left in the fourth quarter is a […]

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 […]

2011-12 Game 3: Denver Nuggets 102 Portland Trailblazers 111

Box Score | Highlights The Nuggets played the first of what will undoubtedly be many ugly games in Portland tonight. It was a messy affair from the start, dominated by fouls, turnovers and questionable shot selection. Ultimately the game came down to a 2-minute stretch in which the tougher, more composed Blazers held it together […]

2011-12 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 117, Utah 100

For the second straight game the Denver Nuggets handily defeated its opponent by at least 17 points. Spearheaded by stingy defense and a flurry of steals, the Nuggets continuously got out on the break and never let up. One wave after another eventually collapsed the opposing players and ultimately left the Jazz feeling “kind of […]