Nuggets well positioned to seize first round home court advantage

The Denver Nuggets recently clinched a berth in the 2013 NBA playoffs, meaning that they will soon be making their tenth consecutive postseason appearance. And while this is a very impressive streak, what they’ve managed to do less often is finish the regular season with a good enough record to secure home court advantage in […]

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 […]

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 […]

2010-2011 Game 62: Denver Nuggets 120 Charlotte Bobcats 80

When I sat down tonight to watch the Denver Nuggets take on the Charlotte Bobcats, I certainly did not expect to see the Nuggets pull off the fifth biggest margin of victory in franchise history. But… THAT JUST HAPPENED!

Nuggets get stung by Hornets at the Hive

(I know, I know, the title is cheesy and overused but why go creative and really long when you can go short and simple?) The Nuggets dreams of an undefeated season were ended in the Bayou last night as they fell 101-95 to the New Orleans Hornets.  Despite a double-double performance from Carmelo Anthony (24 […]

2009-10 Game 43: Denver Nuggets 116 – New Orleans Hornets 110 OT

Box Score | Highlights Once again the Denver Nuggets paid the price for not getting the job done. The penalty was not another loss in a game they should have won, the Nuggets were able to defeat the shorthanded New Orleans Hornets, playing without former all-star David West, 116-110 in overtime last night, but it […]

Predicting the 2008-09 Season – How Did I Do?

Before we begin the season previews and start looking forward to next season, I am going to look back at last season. I made a multitude of predictions over the previous 12 plus months and I started wondering how accurate I was. Did I successfully predict how well Chris Andersen played? What about the Nuggets […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 5: Denver Nuggets 107 – New Orleans Hornets 86

Box Score | Highlights Bring on the Mavericks. It may not have been as impressive as a 58 point beat down, but the Denver Nuggets still cruised to their third relatively easy win at home with a 107-86 series clinching victory. There are plenty of excuses for the New Orleans Hornets, mostly surrounding the health […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 5: Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Hornets Game Thread

I am not sure how to handle tonight’s game.  I will say I know I should be thrilled.  Logic tells me tonight will be nothing short of a formality.  The Denver Nuggets are clearly a more talented and hungry team than the New Orleans Hornets.  New Orleans is overmatched, banged up and mentally broken.  I […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 4: Denver Nuggets 121 – New Orleans Hornets 63

Box Score | Highlights Tonight in game four of the first round playoff series between the Denver Nuggets and New Orleans Hornets the Nuggets did many things well.  You have to do a lot of things well to tie the all time NBA playoff record for largest margin of victory at 58. Denver played great defense, […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 4: Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Hornets Game Thread

After game two I was giddy with the possibility that Carmelo might have turned a corner.  He accumulated nine assists and I was hoping it was a sign that Carmelo was going to stop forcing his way through double teams and start finding the cracks in the defense. Game three came and went and I […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 3: Denver Nuggets 93 – New Orleans Hornets 95

Box Score | Highlights If you have not done so yet, look at the box score.  Look at how close those stats are.  Go right down the line and you will notice only two numbers where there is a difference of more than one or two digits.  The first is field goal attempts.  The Nuggets […]